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Mar 17, 8:08pm - #127974 
optima battery

What optima battery do i need. I heard a lot about the yellow top but are they all the same size? I want the one with the best perfomance. Any links?

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Mar 17, 8:18pm - #127975 
As far as I know you are gonna want the Optima Yellow Top D34/78. It has 750 cold cranking amps, and a 125 minute reserve time if you plan on sitting without your car running with the radio on. It is 1 inch wider than the stock battery so you may have to flatten the sides of the battery tray to get it to fit snugly, and if you have a strut tower bar because height may become an issue.

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Mar 17, 10:09pm - #127976 
Optima Yellow D34/78 is the one you want... putting mine in tomorrow thumbsup

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Mar 17, 10:56pm - #127977 
I have one! it's really good, I left the dome light on for 48 hours, and the battery was flat... haha... but after I push started it and drove for a while, it was all good... oh, it was -25c outside so...


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Mar 18, 10:15am - #127978 
Originally Posted by Sultan
Optima Yellow D34/78 is the one you want... putting mine in tomorrow thumbsup
this the new compact size (designed for compact cars)? wish it wasn't yellow (doesn't go with my black car and silver accents in the engine compartment)...


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Mar 18, 10:18am - #127979 
^^^
that's why I'm paint-matching it to my SuperBlue Hosetechniques hoses... wink

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Mar 18, 11:46am - #127980 
one down side is..they are heavier than stock batteries...and it's mounted on the driver's side...that'll affect some Performance~ laughsilly (am i too extreme?)


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Mar 18, 1:42pm - #127981 
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