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Old 02-01-2020, 08:14 PM   #1
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Where can you buy a battery for your model a ?? I went to a couple of places and had no luck. Thank you in advance !
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Old 02-01-2020, 08:16 PM   #2
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A tractor shop should have one.
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Old 02-01-2020, 08:29 PM   #3
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Where can you buy a battery for your model a ?? I went to a couple of places and had no luck. Thank you in advance !
Where, in general, do you live.

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Old 02-01-2020, 08:30 PM   #4
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Old 02-01-2020, 08:54 PM   #5
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Try NAPA, they have 4 listed or Interstate Battery Co. I buy my 6 volt batteries from Interstate, they have good quality and a large selection.
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Old 02-01-2020, 09:12 PM   #6
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Rual King...Tractor Supply... Group one battery..they last me at least 5 years.



I always put my battery's on a 1 amp maintainer in the winter.. always last 5 years or more. Rual King usually has the best price.
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Old 02-01-2020, 09:34 PM   #7
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got mine at Rural King
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Old 02-01-2020, 09:54 PM   #8
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I got a 6volt optima battery from Pep Boys
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Old 02-02-2020, 01:20 AM   #9
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Online look up a Group 1 battery for 6 volts.

9 1/8 length, 7 1/8 width, 9 3/8 height

6v group 1 batteries are found by the following numbers;

NAPA - BAT 7244
Exide - 7200
Tractor supply - Com 1 HP (part number 0470506) I think.
Autozone - 1-6 volt
Ultrapower #901MF from Deka
interstate part # 1-VHD


The internet search should provide you with parts stores that carry what you need.
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Old 02-02-2020, 01:22 AM   #10
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Batteries Plus Bulbs or Battery Solutions. or Amazon
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Old 02-02-2020, 09:31 AM   #11
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Optima is the best 6 volt battery I ever bought, compare prices online.
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Old 02-02-2020, 10:01 AM   #12
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I found one at a local CarQuest, but next time I'm just going to Rural King. They have the best pricing around here. Like JFranklin said, any tractor shop has them.
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Old 02-02-2020, 10:19 AM   #13
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we dont have Rural King, but do have Tractor Supply- about 75. for a 6 volt battery.
as discussed before the Optimas can be great or not. used to buy them on amazon for around 125.
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Old 02-02-2020, 11:30 AM   #14
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Being as the battery is out of sight , I chose to convert to 12 volt . No wires need to be changed as long as it remains positive ground . I replaced the coil with a 3 OHM flame thrower coil rather than having to use a resistor at the coil connection . This is a very simple conversion . I did have to replace all of the bulbs but that's no big deal .
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Old 02-02-2020, 12:27 PM   #15
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I bought a optima from speedway it came in the mail in 2 days, free shipping, last optima lasted me 16 years
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Old 02-02-2020, 12:58 PM   #16
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Interstate in both my A and Jeep. Subaru in my Subaru.
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Old 02-07-2020, 08:03 PM   #17
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Group 1 or an AGM from Interstate and a hold down kit from Snyders.

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Old 03-03-2020, 12:08 AM   #18
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I am thinking of an Optima battery for this sport coup I'm working on, someone installed juice brakes on it and put the master cylinder where the battery goes, but there is enough room to put one of these upside down in about the location where the orginal went, what have been your experences with these an d will they work fine on the generator and cut out.


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6V Yellow Top !


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Old 03-03-2020, 12:33 AM   #20
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I got 16 years out of last optima, using generator,and halogen headlights, never use maintainer, just drive at least every 6 months--- the charge rate has to be set for YOUR use, I drive a lot at night, for me 14 amps allows me to drive as much as I want at night,
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