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Old 02-15-2018, 09:02 AM   #1
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2018 ZL1 Battery Protection Package?

I'm pricing out a 2018 ZL1 and I'm wondering what exactly is the Battery Protection Package option? The description says "Keep your battery in peak condition with this 110-volt battery charger." Is it anything more than a stand-alone charger?
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Old 02-15-2018, 09:12 AM   #2
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I looked at that too,
Couldn’t see anything that looked better than the standard battery tenders,
This is what I use.
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Old 02-15-2018, 09:13 AM   #3
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Yeah, that's what I am thinking. I already have a charger so it doesn't make sense to order it unless it does something special.
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Old 02-15-2018, 09:14 AM   #4
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I have the GM one, it is a battery charger with alligator clips. I bought a Battery Tender at Costco so I could hardwire it to my battery and plug it in with the pigtail connector. Save your money and buy a retail one. If you plan to let your ZL1 sit for more than a month at a time, you will need to keep it on a charger of some kind.

https://www.costco.com/Battery-Tende...100241973.html
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Old 02-15-2018, 09:15 AM   #5
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I have the GM one, it is a battery charger with alligator clips. I bought a Battery Tender at Cosco so I could hardwire to my battery and plug it in with the pigtail connector. Save your money and buy a retail one. If you plan to let your ZL1 sit for more than a month at a time, you will need to keep it on a charger of some kind.

https://www.costco.com/Battery-Tende...100241973.html
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Old 02-15-2018, 09:23 AM   #6
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Just the tender for storage.

I bought one after the purchase of the car...completely aware it was twice the price of a non-Camaro branded model...but hey...it looks cool!

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Old 02-15-2018, 11:05 AM   #7
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its actually a better unit and is made by ctek. I actually bought a better version of the Ctek than the one that says camaro on it for mine
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Old 02-15-2018, 01:52 PM   #8
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Buy a Ctek off Amazon.


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Old 02-15-2018, 03:14 PM   #9
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Ctek here also.
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Old 02-16-2018, 08:38 AM   #10
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That is my vote as well, I am going to buy a ctek off Amazon!
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Old 02-16-2018, 08:48 AM   #11
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Yep, I'm using this C-Tek
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Main thing is make sure whatever you get has AGM mode. I believe most of them today do.
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Old 02-16-2018, 09:10 AM   #12
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ITS LIKE THE WHEEL LOCK OPTION FOR $110....WHEN YOU CAN BUY A SET OF WHEEL LOCKS FOR HALF THAT ANYWHERE ELSE. I USE THE BATTERY TENDER BRANDJR'S FOR LIKE $45
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Old 02-16-2018, 01:28 PM   #13
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Yep, I'm using this C-Tek
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Main thing is make sure whatever you get has AGM mode. I believe most of them today do.
I take it the ZL1 has a AGM battery?
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Old 02-16-2018, 01:37 PM   #14
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I take it the ZL1 has a AGM battery?
Yes, I believe the SS does as well. In fact, maybe all trims levels.
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