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Erick May 10, 6:08am - #175594 

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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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sean2857 May 10, 6:43am - #175595 
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BReakinDrifTs May 10, 7:14am - #175596 
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They have them at Pep Boys, Autozone etc.
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Virgilson May 10, 7:58am - #175597 

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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???
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BReakinDrifTs May 10, 8:05am - #175598 
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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
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Erick May 10, 8:21am - #175599 

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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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Erick May 10, 8:24am - #175600 

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we can't just install it oursevles??

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BReakinDrifTs May 10, 8:32am - #175601 
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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
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Erick May 10, 8:37am - #175602 

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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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BReakinDrifTs May 10, 8:42am - #175603 
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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
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Erick May 10, 3:30pm - #175604 

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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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Erick May 10, 3:37pm - #175605 

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these guys had a field day with their camry thumbsup ...
must suck to be that car though.

Radio Controled 82' Camry
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1869981985_0_collapsed_5__1.html#1869981985

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BReakinDrifTs May 11, 12:21am - #175606 
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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
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GTQuentin May 11, 12:29am - #175607 

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How r those battery any diffrent than less say a DieHard battery?
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BReakinDrifTs May 11, 12:31am - #175608 
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^^ Ah there supposed to be High Performance batteries. That will supposedly outlast your car spineyes

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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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