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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 12-18-2012, 01:53 PM
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What manufacturer for a replacement battery?

I need to replace my battery but am not sure what is the best brand to use. Also how many CCC should the replacement have? Thanks
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Old 12-18-2012, 03:15 PM
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:26 PM
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interstate and 600cca will be more then enough. if you want to drop the coin, optima yellow top.
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THere was another thread on this site giving just about every battery 'name' and true source. I think it was on the E34 area.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:17 PM
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I think it was on the E34 area.
advise staying away from the E34 area at the moment, its another classic bimmerfest war ground right now
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:07 AM
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My battery would not hold a charge, had to buy one right away and the best available was an ACDelco 700 CCA. Working good now and has a 3 year no questions asked replacement warranty. Thanks for the advice
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:49 PM
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advise staying away from the E34 area at the moment, its another classic bimmerfest war ground right now
Yes it is lol.
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My battery would not hold a charge, had to buy one right away and the best available was an ACDelco 700 CCA. Working good now and has a 3 year no questions asked replacement warranty. Thanks for the advice
Good choice, I went with the Ac/Delco as well. My work (Koi Autoparts) sells the hell out of them.
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:15 PM
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I have the Kirkland from Costco. $64 with 90 month warranty or something like that.
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