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Old 08-27-2012, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by GT-R/M6 View Post
The BMW dealer would charge $500 for the battery ($300) and labor ($200). How much cheaper would an independent shop charge to do it right?
Here Is a link for a battery for $160. I'm sure you can find them cheaper, this is just the first place I looked.

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/par...9459_351749_0_

You need to find a shop that has the proper software to register the battery. You should be able to come out on this job (battery, register, install) at around the $250 mark.
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