'88 5kcstq, dead battery now

Lawrence C Leung l.leung at juno.com
Sat Jan 13 14:18:00 EST 2001

Bought the same battery at Sam's Club for my 4KQ, now sold. Wasn't a
member of Sam's when I had to by the 200s.  (Actually the best deal I had
was when I bought the Champion type 41-2 battery (a 42 but smaller
capacity) for my GTi, which doesn't see winters. Got that battery from
Sam's for $18.95!


On Sat, 13 Jan 2001 06:36:28 -0800 (PST) james accordino
<ssgacc at yahoo.com> writes:
>--- Lawrence C Leung <l.leung at juno.com> wrote:
>> I went to WalMart and bought the appropriate sized
>> (42?) Champion
>> Battery. $39, and it's held up quite well, including
>> one complete
>> discharge when my altenator finally quit and I
>> couldn't see the warning
>> light due to the low sun angle. According to a
>> recent Consumer's Report
>> article, most of the batteries performed reasonably
>> about the same, so
>> the factors that they said matters is manufacture
>> date, and price. 
>I have the same battery in both type 44's.  It is an
>exact fit replacement with the vent hose.  Sam's Club
>(Wal-Mart warehouse) had them for about $30.  At that
>price I had to try them and have been very pleased as
>Jim Accordino

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