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  # 2006108 1-May-2018 16:07
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Any good comments or otherwise about Bosch batteries? They're imported from Aussie I believe and I noticed Tinkr.co.nz have reasonable  pricing and freight free for the one I'll need soon? 





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  # 2006130 1-May-2018 16:35
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I just wait until the warehouse has 25-40% off exide normally every 2nd week or so.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2006149 1-May-2018 17:09
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If you are in Wellington - Battery Cell in Petone is noticeably cheaper.  


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  # 2006924 3-May-2018 09:42
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I'll be needing a new battery for the Touareg soon the battery is from new, 7 years old, so have started researching it. The car is an ex UK 2011 3.0TDI with the auto start-stop "feature" which means the battery needs to be made out of unobtainium and capable of starting the Queen Mary.

 

So looking up the specs, it can take a Varta H3 which sells in the UK for about 100 quid. Looking for a NZ supplier and the first one that comes up https://www.thebatterycellonline.co.nz/product/1570938 $503 !!!!! Holy hell.

 

I will keep looking...

 

 


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  # 2006970 3-May-2018 10:37
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kryptonjohn:

 

I'll be needing a new battery for the Touareg soon the battery is from new, 7 years old, so have started researching it. The car is an ex UK 2011 3.0TDI with the auto start-stop "feature" which means the battery needs to be made out of unobtainium and capable of starting the Queen Mary.

 

So looking up the specs, it can take a Varta H3 which sells in the UK for about 100 quid. Looking for a NZ supplier and the first one that comes up https://www.thebatterycellonline.co.nz/product/1570938 $503 !!!!! Holy hell.

 

I will keep looking...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy lifting the front passenger seat to install it :S 


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  # 2006975 3-May-2018 10:45
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Coil:

 

kryptonjohn:

 

I'll be needing a new battery for the Touareg soon the battery is from new, 7 years old, so have started researching it. The car is an ex UK 2011 3.0TDI with the auto start-stop "feature" which means the battery needs to be made out of unobtainium and capable of starting the Queen Mary.

 

So looking up the specs, it can take a Varta H3 which sells in the UK for about 100 quid. Looking for a NZ supplier and the first one that comes up https://www.thebatterycellonline.co.nz/product/1570938 $503 !!!!! Holy hell.

 

I will keep looking...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy lifting the front passenger seat to install it :S 

 

 

I know! I seen it done though, wasn't too bad. Slide seat forward, remove 2 bolts slide seat back, remove 2 bolts then just tilt seat back and lean against the back seat no need to disconnect wiring harness...

 

I see AA have a battery for over $600, they're really looking after their members!


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  # 2010452 9-May-2018 09:26
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Partmaster have batteries with a 3.5 year warrantee at sharp prices.

 

My mum also got quoted $206 by AA when they were jump starting her car, but thought she'd check with me first. Partmaster retail on a NS40 equivalent (for corolla's and other <1800cc jappas) was $146, with another 25% off if you can wrangle a trade discount, so my mum's bill dropped from $206 to $107 and the additional bonus was a 6 month longer warranty.


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