Recommended Replacement Batteries
December 9, 2008 · Print This Article
Mazda RX8 Recommended Replacement Batteries
The following replacement batteries exceed the minimum AH and CCA specifications, fit in the holder and have the correct terminal arrangement for the RX-8. The lowest internet prices I could find are given.
Numax 005L - 60AH 525CCA - £46
Numax 088 - 68AH 505CCA - £61
VARTA ASIA dynamic 005L - 60AH 540CCA - £68
VARTA Bosch 560 098 028 Equiv - 70AH 630CCA - £74
Bosch Silver S4 026 - 70AH 630CCA - £96
Optima Redtop 35R - 44AH 730CCA - £130
(requires raising and tightening of positive terminal)
Note that the 70AH ones are slightly longer and heavier than the 60AH, which are the same size (but higher capacity) than battery fitted as standard.
Article from www.rx8ownersclub.co.uk