Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Lowell whisenant, BassinChic, jacob4reel, Dropshotking1, rsmithfishing96
103142 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 83665
hopalong 74946
Pilothawk 73811
JDavis7873® 67378
John175 ® 61029
FattyMcButterpants 60592
Tritonman 57169
Derek 56837
SkeeterRonnie 52571
LoneStarSon® 52406
facebook
Forum Stats
103142 Members
61 Forums
864657 Topics
11349173 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 >
Topic Options
#7973709 - 09/09/12 02:36 PM When did car batteries get so expensive?
Jacob Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 05/31/08
Posts: 15742
Loc: Deep East Tx
Last one I bought was $85. Got one for my Ram 1500 today for $130!!! It was the second cheapest they had with 2 year warranty.
_________________________

Top
#7973714 - 09/09/12 02:37 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: Jacob]
Pilothawk Offline
Super Freak

Registered: 01/14/03
Posts: 73811
Loc: Kentucky Lake
Thanks...I need two new ones for my truck.
_________________________
KANSAS JAYHAWK BASKETBALL - Where tradition comes from
2008 NATIONAL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS-ORANGE BOWL CHAMPIONS 2008
52 Conf Champs /5 Nat'l Champs

Top
#7973724 - 09/09/12 02:40 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: Jacob]
LoneStarSon® Online   content
Private Dancer

Registered: 03/19/08
Posts: 52408
Loc: Between here and there
I don't know...last time I bought one for my truck, it was $40...$115 now.

Top
#7973730 - 09/09/12 02:42 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: Jacob]
Martyman3 Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 03/21/05
Posts: 11375
Loc: Red Sector A
50 bucks on mine for a warranty after 4 years. Completely dead and no warning to boot.
_________________________
[img][/img]

Top
#7973745 - 09/09/12 02:47 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: Jacob]
grandpa75672 Online   happy
TFF Guru

Registered: 05/14/05
Posts: 47816
Loc: Elev 482 ft 33.03 °N, 96.14 °W...
Minimum wage went up, cost of materials went up, taxes went up, cost of transportation went up, nothing went down.
_________________________
“It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to.” W.C. Fields

I know a little about a lot of things but not a whole lot about anything....CGD

Top
#7973752 - 09/09/12 02:48 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: Jacob]
bubba gump Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/08/06
Posts: 3291
Loc: knee deep in it
cost of lead......the batteries I sell have went up about $25 each over the last 6 months
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Derek
But yes, I am an idiot.

Top
#7973768 - 09/09/12 02:52 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: Jacob]
krawlin 47 Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/24/08
Posts: 16041
Loc: Sachse Texas
Just bought a yellow top for my vette...ughhh! Not Cheap

Top
#7973785 - 09/09/12 02:58 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: Jacob]
kjwolvy Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/10/11
Posts: 4487
Loc: Amarillo
Tires got expensive too.

Top
#7973788 - 09/09/12 02:59 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: Jacob]
kjwolvy Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/10/11
Posts: 4487
Loc: Amarillo
And what I love is a motorcycle battery is half the size but cost twice as much as a cars.

Top
#7973871 - 09/09/12 03:23 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: kjwolvy]
river-rat Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/05/09
Posts: 10404
Loc: Centex
Originally Posted By: kjwolvy
Tires got expensive too.


I paid 45 bucks for a fricken lawnmower battery
_________________________


"I have not failed, I just found 10,000 ways it won't work". Thomas Edison

Top
#7973879 - 09/09/12 03:26 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: river-rat]
moocowmoo Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/24/05
Posts: 9014
Loc: Duncanville
Originally Posted By: river-rat
Originally Posted By: kjwolvy
Tires got expensive too.


I paid 45 bucks for a fricken lawnmower battery
What!

Top
#7973892 - 09/09/12 03:29 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: bubba gump]
chickenman Online   shocked
Son of Darrel

Registered: 10/04/04
Posts: 33688
Loc: Denton County
Originally Posted By: bubba gump
cost of lead......the batteries I sell have went up about $25 each over the last 6 months


Wait until you have to replace the battery in your Hoveround® grin
_________________________

Top
#7973919 - 09/09/12 03:37 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: chickenman]
woundedbear Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 03/06/06
Posts: 9277
Loc: Arlington, Texas
Originally Posted By: chickenman
Originally Posted By: bubba gump
cost of lead......the batteries I sell have went up about $25 each over the last 6 months


Wait until you have to replace the battery in your Hoveround® grin


RIGHT!!!! They have to be sealed and not vented. My scooter uses twu batteries at $185.44 each.

Average life of them is three years.

Top
#7973922 - 09/09/12 03:37 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: Jacob]
StephenB Offline
Bucket Expert

Registered: 10/23/06
Posts: 17184
Loc: Athens, TX
Now we are going to have thieves stealing car batteries in the grocery store parking lots.
_________________________
I clean carpets, tile, upholstery, and more. (Boats, RVs, etc)
www.stephenbclean.com

Top
#7973929 - 09/09/12 03:39 PM Re: When did car batteries get so expensive? [Re: StephenB]
moocowmoo Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/24/05
Posts: 9014
Loc: Duncanville
Originally Posted By: StephenB
Now we are going to have thieves stealing car batteries in the grocery store parking lots.
now we're going to have theives stealing scooter batteries out of walmart parking lots.

Top
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 >



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide