See my profile, Never been in your, "Can't Get Situation" before. I usually leave questions about newer stuff for the "certified" guys to answer, I saw you were slipping away with no-fastno answer, so I jumped in, hopefully not too late, to try to help you!
Getting a "TOO BIG" of a battery (AMP-wise) is no big deal!
Thats what I do anyway.
Bigger than what the book calls for! This will not hurt anything, except your pocket-book, It does seem to make my rigs, crank EZer, and maybe [in "my mind"] Last longer!
Just do this to make things EZ on you:
Get a battery that will FIT in your Battery Tray
Get one that the Positive and Negative posts are EXACTLY in the same positions as yours, not reversed, or on opposite side of battery
I feel those "modern" yellow, sealed, gel BATTERIES [or whatever, batteries, ARE OVER-RATED, OVER EXAGGERATED and OVERPRICED!
I usually get a BIGGER Battery with "DUAL" connections, SIDE and TOP Posts (both of mine use top posts), for a couple of reasons:
1) I can snatch it out, in an emergency, and use it in another car, that uses "side terminals", such as my wife's car (both senarios are covered)
2) I usually keep "add on, screw in posts", Screwed into my "side post [female] terminals"so that I can use them, when I "Jump" somebody off, and not mess up the posts I need for my Jeep or they can be replaced, or removed to use the side terminals.(still not messing up,the side terminals!)
Always go up with HIGH AMPS---If you "HAVE TO" go down, stay as high with amps as you can
Thats my "Thought Out" thoughts, on the way I do mine.
Let me know what you do: Follow the Turddog, or go with somebody elses idea!
Sunday, April 25th, 2010 AT 5:38 AM