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      02-24-2008, 07:48 AM   #1
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To make a long story short, I got my car back from service and my battery was dead. I told them that I questioned the battery and they assured me that it was good. The horrible customer service and BMW West in Houston TX makes me wonder why I bought there extra maintence and warranty package. No need to go into how bad I was treated there, makes me too mad . I replaced the battery myself with the Oddyssey PC1700L (Dry Cell), very expensive but so far it is really good. I waxed my car yesterday and had the stock radio playing all day, battery didnt even hesitate. What do you guys think??


PC 1700MJT Specs:

1700 cranking amps for 5 seconds
1540 cranking amps for 10 seconds
1355 cranking amps for 20 seconds
68 amp hours
Short circuit current over 3500A
142 minute reserve capacity with 25amp load
With metal jacket and SAE automotive terminals
Length 13"
Width 6 5/8"
Height 7 3/4" including terminals
Weighs 60.9 lbs
Odyssey design:

3 year full warranty
Rugged Drycell sealed design
Military grade
Vibration resistant
60% more starting power
Deep discharge reserve power
2 year storage life
8-12 year design life
Can be mounted in any orientation
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      02-24-2008, 09:04 AM   #2
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I'm not sure on the stock battery spec to compare but you can, it's on your battery. I think it's the cold crank that matters most. Correct me if I'm wrong.
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lol...like how expensive?
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Ouch! I think I paid like $100 for my Optima
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