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Old 05-20-2016, 06:31 PM   #1
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What size are these batteries?

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In this link there are pictures of my batteries. How do tell what size they are? There is nothing g written in the spots for part no., Cranking amps@ 32F, or cca@ 0F.
The only identifying g info is "Deka Maintenance Free, Dual purpose starting cycling power"

I want to check o. Prices for three new batteries but I need to k ow what size.
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Old 05-20-2016, 06:47 PM   #2
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Looks like a group 31 battery.
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Agreed... Measure them to be sure.
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Old 05-20-2016, 07:00 PM   #4
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You mean measure the size in inches? 8 1/2" x 13" x 6 3/4".

So are the different group numbers based on physical size?
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Battery sizes are done in "groups" so a group 31 battery is a specific size and power. Go into an auto parts store and ask for one, they're around $100-$120 typically.
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But can you tell the group number based solely on the size or do you also have to know the power?
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Your bus either came with a couple 31's or one 8D, most likely.
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Group 31 is extremely common for buses, pretty much the standard battery, and your dimensions are correct. Thats what they are.
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Group 31 is extremely common for buses, pretty much the standard battery, and your dimensions are correct. Thats what they are.
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that looks like group 31.. and a lot of bus battery trays are designed to hold 3 group 31's ... many busses only have 2... is nice that you have 3!
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