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Best New Battery???

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by glenn'sTundra, Jan 25, 2023.

  1. Jan 25, 2023 at 11:52 AM
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    glenn'sTundra

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    Alright Guys,
    Time for my 2015 Tundra to get a new Battery. I need at least 700 CCA.
    I am shocked the original/OEM lasted this long, but what is everyone replacing their factory battery with?

    Napa Legend?
    Odyssey?
    Duralst?
    DieHard?
     
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  2. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:09 PM
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    None of the above, lol.

    I went with size 27F at Costco, and it is Interstate at 710 CCA.
     
  3. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:14 PM
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    602runner

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    I've had good luck with Duralast Gold and Odyssey. I'd go with whatever you can find locally, and whichever has the best pro-rate/warranty. Make sure you get one with the "go handle" as Derek from Vice Grip Garage would say!
     
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  4. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:16 PM
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    I have had good luck with Toyota True start batteries. They are pretty much a Interstate, but made in USA. Just put one in my truck. I have a account at the Toyota dealership and paid $129 for it.
    Any brand of batteries has some that crap out early.
     
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  5. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:17 PM
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    Whatever has the longest warranty and will run your truck
     
  6. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:18 PM
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    Too many, but not enough....
    I intend to go for a costco battery when its time, due to the great price and warranty and there is a costco pretty much everywhere.
     
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  7. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:25 PM
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    Superstart gold from O'Reilly's has been my choice for over 20 years for multiple vehicles and I have never had a battery related problem since I made the switch from Walmart way back.
     
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  8. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:27 PM
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    AZBoatHauler

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    I’m using a x2 power from Batteries Plus which is a rebranded Northstar. Supposed to use 100% virgin lead - made in the USA. I’m on year 4.
     
  9. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:31 PM
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    Northstar 27F hands down, had one in my tacoma for 6 years and it was still good when I sold it! Put a brand new one in my Tundra when I got it 14 months ago and I'll never look back at another battery!!!

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  10. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:31 PM
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    Walmart Ever Start cheap with no hassle warrenty
    There's only about three manufacturers that make batteries
    Search the forum there are plenty of battery threads
     
  11. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:32 PM
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    TRDFerguson Turd Ferguson, it’s a funny name.

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    Mmmm virgin lead…
     
  12. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:35 PM
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    TRDFerguson Turd Ferguson, it’s a funny name.

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    I’m also on team X2 Power AGM. Just make sure to swap out the 5A ALT-S fuse with the right diode so the battery charges correctly. Or use a battery tender.
     
  13. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:45 PM
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    1lowlife Toxic prick and pavement princess..

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    I like Interstate, I get them from the Interstate store.
    I bought MTP-27F..
    30 month free replacement, 6 year pro-rated warranty

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    But currently running Toyota TrueStart, since Toyota GAVE it to me when they replaced my cats..

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    My X2 AGM was nothing but a pain in my ass, and that was with the HBK fuse..
    F**k AGMs and Batteries Plus.....YMMV :cool:

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  14. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:48 PM
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    Nothing but accolades for Northstar here...
     
  15. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:49 PM
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    Elevatorguy Yotas and JD Green!

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    Another vote for Costco and interstate.
     
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  16. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:55 PM
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    Sexy battery porn!

    Another Northstar/ X2 user here. I'm only on year two with the Tundra, but I had one in my Silverado that was in it for over 5 years in the Arizona heat, high end stereo system, ECT. Never once had an issue.

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  17. Jan 25, 2023 at 12:59 PM
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  18. Jan 25, 2023 at 1:05 PM
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    Costco for the win here, maybe cause I’m bias cause I work for the company, but can never go wrong with somethin purchased at Costco.
     
  19. Jan 25, 2023 at 1:39 PM
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    Oh we’re doing spicy pics
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    Yeah, my Costco warranties my 27F Interstate 710 CCA for 3 yrs. I will only pay the price difference if the price goes up. I paid $93.99 for mine.
     
  21. Jan 25, 2023 at 2:14 PM
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    Don’t ever get into a spicy pic contest with @BillyB

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    Or at least consult your wife first.
     
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    TRDFerguson Turd Ferguson, it’s a funny name.

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    Shhh... I'm just baiting him into showing one of his good ones. Maybe his supermodel wife holding up a 67lb AGM battery or something.
     
  23. Jan 25, 2023 at 2:19 PM
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    BillyB do you have the GM diode or do you have to top it off with a charger every now and then?
    Granted my X2 was probably a lemon but Batteries minus screwed me on my warranty..
     
  24. Jan 25, 2023 at 2:20 PM
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    My 2018 OEM battery died last year. Our trucks are super sensitive to bad batteries. After jumping it kept dying until I figured out to turn off auto headlights. Went to Batteries Minus but in my little Southern town they said two weeks to order so I got an AGM from Advanced. It was under $200 with military discount and been working great without need for diode
     
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    Challenge extended…
     
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    No no, don't try their "tzatziki" sauce. Ugh. They pickle the cucumbers in it, sooo gross!

    But yeah man, everything else from Costco has been pretty great! Best sheet cake in town with that layer of mousse.
     
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    Haha, always consult your wife first!
     
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