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    AGM Batteries

    Looks like Molly's battery is ready to give up the ghost. Just looked at O'Reilly's has a $25 rebate on their AGM batteries. $155 minus $25 gets it down to $130. They do do a veterans' discount which varies by product. I will let ya'll know tomorrow what the final cost is. Not a bad deal for a new battery.

    https://www.oreillyauto.com/detail/b/platinum-5003/battery-accessories-16452/battery---automotive-16864/battery---best-fit-16245/ec27e4e51018/super-start-platinum-group-size-46a24l-top-post-battery/miata/4742706/1990/mazda/miata?pos=0

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    Re: AGM Batteries

    How much does it weigh?

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    Re: AGM Batteries

    I bought a new AGM battery for my wife's car. AdvanceAuto had an online coupon code for 20% off. Ordered and paid online, drove down to the store to pick it up and they refunded the core exchange electronically.

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    Re: AGM Batteries

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    How much does it weigh?
    Spec says 24 pounds
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    Re: AGM Batteries

    I've been running AGM JetSki/Motorcycle batteries in my miatas for years and had good luck with them. You can find them for $50-75 that is stock in 1.5-2.0L motorcycles and jet skis, and they're usually half the size of a miata battery.

    The battery in my Civic went out a couple weeks ago and stock replacements were around $200. I just bought another jetski battery and it's been working fine so far. At this rate I don't think I'll ever buy another car battery.
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    Re: AGM Batteries

    Batteries Plus has the correct factory style AGM battery with the correct terminal orientation and vent tubes. Don't remember the price, but it's what goes in my battery box.

    https://www.batteriesplus.com/batter...finder-box-top

    They offer a 10% off coupon online.
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    Re: AGM Batteries

    I think on my next go around, I’m going to shave off 20 pounds and go with a lithium battery. Granted, I’ve put on more than that on my waistline in the past ten years but I’m just not seeing the benefit of my boat anchor battery when a lithium version will help subtract some of that.

    I agree with Scott insofar as running a Harley/jet ski battery in a Miata. A Miata in Florida just doesn’t need a 35lb, 900CCA anchor.

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    No way does my battery weight 35 lb.
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    Re: AGM Batteries

    Put the new guy in last night, should have weighed it, didn't seem like even 24 pounds. Maybe my wheaties kicked in.
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