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    I had been looking for a good price for a new battery for the VEC as the battery is 7 years old, off chance I went my local stealers, Greenhous in Newcastle-under Lyme, £32.99,,, sorted, all my local tyre and battery places quoted between 70 and 120 quid

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    Thats a great price for a VX battery clomp. I paid just under £60 for a new 70 amp one last year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    Thats a great price for a VX battery clomp. I paid just under £60 for a new 70 amp one last year.
    yes it is, there was nothing wrong with the one I took off, but at 7 years old when it lets go it could leave me stranded, so for that price I would have been daft not to change it. have just spent £375 For mot work so another few quid is no problem.

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    I was exactly the same, mine was the original and 6 years old, in fact the old one is still in the shed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    I was exactly the same, mine was the original and 6 years old, in fact the old one is still in the shed.
    its a shame the other component parts dont last as long. but am not complaining I have put it through 4 mot's its the first time I have had to spend for a MOT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CLOMP View Post
    I had been looking for a good price for a new battery for the VEC as the battery is 7 years old, off chance I went my local stealers, Greenhous in Newcastle-under Lyme, £32.99,,, sorted, all my local tyre and battery places quoted between 70 and 120 quid
    anymore left clomp ?that is good value

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    I got one for 25 quid last week off AA patrol

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    Yea but how much did the battery cost you Pandy

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    A few things like this are cheaper from your Vauxhall dealer than Halfords.

    Bulbs and Wiper blades are two I wouldn't consider not buying from a Main Dealer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keif View Post
    A few things like this are cheaper from your Vauxhall dealer
    Yes, unfortunately not many people realise that a lot of the service parts from Vauxhall are the same price (or cheaper) than other motor factors.

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