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My battery (Die-hard gold U1R) died today after 8 years. Looking at choices. Interstate SP35R 300CCA, another Die-hard, or advance autocraft U1R-2 with 340CCA. Considering advance Sears in my area closed. There's a Kmart in Charleston WV. Need opinions please.

The Die-hard is 65.00 1yr warranty
Autocraft 50.00 3 month warranty
Interstate 51.00 6 month warranty
 

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I know most auto chain stores here sell AGM battery';s that have either a 1-2-3 yr warranty
so maybe keep looking if warranty matters to you
MY friend just buys or did, buy the walmart ones for 65 bucks, lasted exactly 91 days on last one, and died, and they refused to honor it, as it only had a 90 day warranty, he wasn't happy at all
said its his third battery from them and hasn';t got more than a yr, out of any of them!
but since there cheaper than the better battery's(125 or so)
he thinks he';s saving $$ LOL
but if buying one every yr I tell him, he's NOT LOL
so this time he went to autozone and picked up one there for 70 bucks, , had to add the acid and charge deal, the AGM was 125 and he refused to spend the extra $$
he just
installed it about 2 weeks ago
so far its holding a charge he says?
1 yr warranty on it I think on it too!
 

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I like the cranking power of the antigravity battery but the cold weather is brutal on them.
 

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I like the cranking power of the antigravity battery but the cold weather is brutal on them.
Anti gravity battery??
 

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Anti gravity battery??
Antigravity is a company (others out there too) that produce Lithium ion batteries. Great cranking power, much lighter in weight and size but they suffer from the cold and you dont want to charge them with a normal battery charger. I've used them for several years on different bikes..my harley, hayabusa, xr650r and I've personally never had an issue with them. Biggest thing is to replace the reg/rec on your bike with a MOSFET rec that is specifically designed for lithium ion batteries so they won't over charge them. Yeah the whole process can get a bit expensive but for the cranking power I love them.
 

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I been buying Dura-Cell batteries , so far so good , I have never replaced one yet and they give a year warranty , a lot of other M/C batteries these days are 3 months ------ the guy at the store told me to pick up my old battery and the new Dura-Cell , the Dura-Cell weighs almost twice the OEM battery ---- I like them so much that I put 3 Dura-Cells in my boat , now they are expensive , I was getting them for $100 , they went up to $125 now days for the 14
 

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Anti gravity battery??
I forgot to include a link. Just revzilla but they explain what these batteries have to offer pretty well. For my bikes I've used the four cell and it had plenty of power. Comes with foam shims in case you want to fill the extra space in the old battery box as well.

 

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Yuasa always. Last for years. My buddy just changed his and it went 20 years. I keep my machines about 10 years and have only changed one after 8 years.
 

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Yausa for me, replaced my original after 10 yrs (1984) and am still on my 2nd battery but I keep a BatteryMINder Plus charger/ Desulfinator to dissolve the sulfates and is approved for all types of lead acid & Gel batteries, use these chargers on all my equipment and the Bunny just keeps on going, I swear by these chargers/ maintainers, all 3 of them and been using them for years. My 2 cents on it.
 
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