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Optima Battery where do you get it? #175594 May 9, 11:08pm May 9, 11:08pm
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Optima Battery where do you get it?
Optima Battery where do you get it?
The yellow top is the best I think?? right?

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Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: Erick] #175595 May 9, 11:43pm May 9, 11:43pm
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Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: sean2857] #175596 May 10, 12:14am May 10, 12:14am
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They have them at Pep Boys, Autozone etc.

Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: BReakinDrifTs] #175597 May 10, 12:58am May 10, 12:58am
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^^ I was at pep Boys and was going to schedule a appointment for them to install it, but the lady at the counter told me that they didn't have it for the Celica...is that true???

Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: Virgilson] #175598 May 10, 1:05am May 10, 1:05am
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Originally Posted by Virgilson
^^ I was at pep Boys and was going to schedule a appointment for them to install it, but the lady at the counter told me that they didn't have it for the Celica...is that true???


Could be, I was there last weekend and I saw they had a huge selection of them. I assumed they would have them for a Celica, considering they had the part I needed
( alternator for 89 Mitsubishi pickup). So maybe not idunno

Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: BReakinDrifTs] #175599 May 10, 1:21am May 10, 1:21am
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^^ahh that sux.. but thats good to know its locally avaiable..

but i wonder if they'd have it for my dad's 87 camry cause he needs a new battery =(...

how much do these thigns go for about??? confused


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Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: Erick] #175600 May 10, 1:24am May 10, 1:24am
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we can't just install it oursevles??


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Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: Erick] #175601 May 10, 1:32am May 10, 1:32am
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^^ You can install it yourself I dont think it's hard at all. Pep boys should have what you need, I thought car batteries are universal for the most part. Anyways, this is taken directly from Optima's site http://www.optimabatteries.com/findOptima.asp

Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: BReakinDrifTs] #175602 May 10, 1:37am May 10, 1:37am
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Thanks BReakinDrifTs sounds good... now my dad's 87 camry can have a high Performance battery grin

i actually like the handling of his 87 camry over my mom's 95.. but neither of which can top the celica..stock.. grin

I'll have to get one of these batteries when mine dies.. but yellow is the best it seems thumbsup


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Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: Erick] #175603 May 10, 1:42am May 10, 1:42am
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Yeah, yellow-top is the one you want, heh my friend has an 88 Camry. Kind of slow, but really fun to mess around with grin thumbsup

Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: BReakinDrifTs] #175604 May 10, 8:30am May 10, 8:30am
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no wonder I always see the yellow top when its in the celica's here...

yah I saw a video clip of an 80's model camry that some guys turned into an "RC camry" it looks funny. I'll post it up when i find it. thumbsup


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Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: Erick] #175605 May 10, 8:37am May 10, 8:37am
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these guys had a field day with their camry thumbsup ...
must suck to be that car though.

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https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1869981985_0_collapsed_5__1.html#1869981985


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Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: Erick] #175606 May 10, 5:21pm May 10, 5:21pm
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^^ Yeah I have seen that video, It's pretty cool but must have been a lot of trouble to make it RC spineyes

Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: BReakinDrifTs] #175607 May 10, 5:29pm May 10, 5:29pm
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How r those battery any diffrent than less say a DieHard battery?

Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: GTQuentin] #175608 May 10, 5:31pm May 10, 5:31pm
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^^ Ah there supposed to be High Performance batteries. That will supposedly outlast your car spineyes

Re: Optima Battery where do you get it? [Re: BReakinDrifTs] #175609 May 10, 5:51pm May 10, 5:51pm

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Optima will fit and you can install it all yourself. You need the 34/78 or something like that. I have that and it fits fine even with a strut bar.

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