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VFSV6FORME

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Today I purchased a Cheap VE 2009 Anniversary under $2500 with 140,000 k on the clock to eventually replace the VR 1993 that has well and truly over 300,000 K's on the clock. The car in general is fair to good except that some idiot damaged the passenger quarter panel that will cost around $1000-$1200 to fix.
Now The Panel beater and spray painter will fix that but the car come's with no battery (used the owners boat battery to start and test it) so I would like to know what battery is used for a VE V6 Auto Anniversary. Does the VE use a CALCIUM Battery like the VF V6 uses or does it use a normal standard run of the mill lead acid battery.
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definitely calcium with the vent tube
i use ac delco S56090AGM
 

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I just recently purchased a replacement for my 2012 VE Wagon.
And you have to get the correct one to suit.
 

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It's a DIN battery. Just go to your battery shop and ask them to look up the correct battery for the VE.
I use the VE V8 battery to give it extra cranking power ;)
 

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I just recently purchased a replacement for my 2012 VE Wagon.
And you have to get the correct one to suit.
Look like you have to get the correct size too. Wonder if the sizes from the VF V6 are the same
 

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It's a DIN battery. Just go to your battery shop and ask them to look up the correct battery for the VE.
I use the VE V8 battery to give it extra cranking power ;)
Funny thing is I have rang REPCO Supercheap and Autobahn and NOBODY knows the term of CALCIUM. All they can tell me they sell this or that brand for the VE 2009 V6 and that it. As It stands the Guy at AutoBahn with the best info told me they sell plenty of them for the VE and it a SUPERCHARGE brand Model MF 55H
 

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It's a DIN battery. Just go to your battery shop and ask them to look up the correct battery for the VE.
I use the VE V8 battery to give it extra cranking power ;)
What does DIN battery mean?
Have to measure the Cradle size Yes I agree the V8 more CCA is better
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if they dont know what a calcium battery is dont buy anything they reccomend
the supercharge mf55h will suit but is an extremely cheap quality battery
century DIN53LHAGM is better
and delco S56090AGM is my choice
edit just found VE series II and VF and all police pack and heavy duty ve seriesI
supercharge mf66hss
century DIN65LHAGM
delco S57090AGM
 
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