What Type Of Car Battery Should You Use? Flooded vs AGM
No matter what you’re doing to your car and how simple the job might seem, there are always a million alternatives, or so it would seem, to choose from when you’re doing just about anything from changing your oil to picking out a battery or even choosing what tires to wrap your wheels with. Sometimes, it can even be hard to decipher exactly what information is in front of you in regards to these different options. How are you supposed to know is something that you really actually need or something that a company is only marketing to you and getting ready to upcharge you for but you don’t actually need to pay for?
This time, we check out yet another video by our host over Engineering Explained as he takes the liberty of trying to pick apart car batteries, telling us about the different types of batteries to look out for, the benefits of each type and where it might be worth going in one direction or another. After all, if you don’t have to spend the extra money for the better battery in your circumstance, why would you bother just throwing those dollars out the window? That’s money you could take and stick in your pocket to spend on something else entirely!
If you follow along down in the video below, you learn a little bit more about when to use flooded vs AGM style batteries. You would think that something as simple as a battery would be a straightforward decision, however, with marketing influences, different quality of materials used, and the way that technology is evolving, I think that it’s safe to say that not all batteries are created equal.