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Most car batteries are lead/acid type - which means that they contain a series of lead plates and filled with sulfuric acid. 35% Sulfuric Acid is very dangerous and should only be handled by acid knowledgeable professionals. The following battery information is for informational purposes only. We would not sell this information nor would we suggest that anyone use this due to the risk/reward involved.
There are various types of car batteries -
The 2 main additives used to extend battery life are epsom salts and EDTA. You can get epsom salts at the drug store and there are companies selling EDTA in their battery life extending products. To make an additive from epsom salts you dissolve it in hot distilled water which is then added to the acid in the battery. The idea is to remove the sulfate buildup on the plates, so the battery can fully charge again.
Using these additives could get you a small amount of extra life from your battery, but that's about it according to wikipedia.
Consider the related problems -
Remember, this is supplied for informational purposes only and the author feels strongly against trying to extend a lead/acid batteries' life with additives to the acid.
There are many companies that sell electronic devices to de-sulfate batteries. This is the recommended solution for a long lasting battery, but of course there is a price.
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