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    Battery required soon

    53 reg. OE battery still going (just)
    Looked on Halfords site, question is whats the difference between Calcium & Lead Acid types apart from price.

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    no idea but halfords are a rip off

    use ur trade club and get a nice 72amp one from Vauxhall

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    Calcium ones are maintainence free,
    Lead acid, you usually need to top up with de-ionised water.

    Just got a 72amp (for diesal ) for my Zaf, 70 quid and 3 year guanantee from local car part shop.

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    some info if anyone is interested

    Vauxhall "Go" range of batteries

    74ah 096 type Calcium - retail @ £63.00, trade @ £57.65, trade club @ £49.51

    Providing you are a full AOC member and have the card to prove it you can get this battery for £49.51 + vat

    Even the retail price is still pretty damn good

    Battery Ref: GM74-H3 Part number 93165359

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    Hell thanks for that GeordieBandit

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    Bugger.
    LOL

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    If you know someone who has a halfords trade card

    You can get a Halfords HCB096 battery for around about £60, 4 years guarantee
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