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How many still have the original batteries?

Old 03-16-2008, 06:41 PM
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How many still have the original batteries?

I have a 2001.5 and still running the original batteries. Almost 7 1/2 years and still cranking hard. Are there tell - tell signs when they die or do they just die? I have never had batteries last this long so just asking.
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Old 03-16-2008, 07:35 PM
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Mine are still in the truck as well.

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Old 03-16-2008, 08:29 PM
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Heck,

I bet i'm on my 5th or 6th set. Lost track.
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:22 PM
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just had to change mine a few weeks ago. one shorted out, still have the other one and it load tests fine. so they made it six years and change. there was no warning, one day it just didn't crank as fast.
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I've still got the originals and still goin strong...
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passenger battery puked out about 3 or 4000 miles ago. Drivers still going good.
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Old 03-16-2008, 11:42 PM
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Still on my originals and so is my fishing Pard in his '99!
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still on the stockers.
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Still have mine @127k, no problems but I'm going to be looking into replacing them this summer before I start the long trips again.
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190k & still going ... cant say the same for my LP(s)
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Old 03-17-2008, 08:10 AM
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Replaced my originals about 5k ago at 214,000 miles. Just started cranking slower and slower.
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Still runnin the originals as far as I know. Bought the truck used but think they are the originals.

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Changed mine out last year at 125K.
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I had a friend tell me you should change out your batteries every 2 years.
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Originally Posted by bigdieseldan View Post
I had a friend tell me you should change out your batteries every 2 years.
Is your friend a battery salesman?
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