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What are dry cell car batteries?

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A dry cell car battery is a battery that contains a paste electrolyte and only enough liquid to promote conductivity. These batteries are not spillable and have a superior storage life when compared to wet cell car batteries.

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Dry cell batteries, while more expensive, have several advantages over wet cell batteries. They provide more power, which is useful when your vehicle has many electronic components, and they will start your car up to three times longer than a wet cell battery. A dry cell battery can also be mounted in any position because it does not contain large amounts of corrosive liquid that are prone to spill or leak.

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