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Old 03-05-2019, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by andrewwynn View Post
Easy to install, I recommend spending the extra for the AGM but get it at a discount. I paid $170 at Sam's club, a $70 discount from batteries+.

If you only drive on roads, and don't abuse your battery with short trips that won't recharge more than consumed starting the car and live in a warmer climate you can make a strong case for liquid electrolyte
Unfortunately TJ (the OP) is in he doesn't have the same sources as us here in the States.

My only tip is...if the battery is installed below the cargo floor...DON'T FORGET TO VENT THE BATTERY. Hopefully you still have the gray tube and the little black elbow in the existing battery to hook up your replacement battery to.

You can see the gray vent tube and the little black connecting elbow on the left side of the battery in the pic below of my replacement battery and the original BMW battery:

{BMW CCA Member #191509 - (for more info see:}
  • 2013 f06 650ix GC (1/13 build date) Black Sapphire exterior/Schwarz (black) Nappa Leather interior
  • 2006 e53 X5 4.4i (12/05 build date) Sterling Gray exterior/Schwarz (black) Dakota Leather interior
  • 1997 e38 740iL (sold) Arctic Silver
  • 1999 e39 540iT (sold) Orient Blue
  • 1995 e34 525iT (sold) Alpine White
  • 1991 e32 735iL (sold) Schwarz (black)
  • 1985 e30 325e (sold) Bronzit

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