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Sep 19, 8:48pm - #279637 
need a battery

any recomendations for the money! what size do i need?


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Sep 19, 9:28pm - #279638 
Not sure what your winters are like there, but here we look for a 1000 cold cranking amp battery. Should be about $100.

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Sep 19, 9:59pm - #279639 
Optima yellow has treated me right so far...

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Sep 19, 10:03pm - #279640 
I have Optima Red!

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Sep 19, 10:06pm - #279641 
yellow if you have aftermarket audio equipment, red if you just need a better starter

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Sep 20, 6:53am - #279642 
its about 100 for a optima battery. those are very reliable.

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Sep 20, 10:11am - #279643 
how's the yellow top fits in a GTS???

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Sep 20, 10:36am - #279644 
^^^
I'm sure it does - mine's a GT though...

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Sep 20, 11:54am - #279645 
Originally Posted by Sultan
Optima yellow has treated me right so far...
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Sep 20, 12:53pm - #279646 
yellow top is universal. Im pretty sure they are the same size as the red top. Yellow top is about $170 thought. Red top is about $120. I got the red top in a few weeks ago. I think it starts up much much better than when i first got the car.


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Sep 20, 12:54pm - #279647 
go with optima, i'm getting one as soon as i can.


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Sep 20, 9:24pm - #279648 
Optima Yellow Top!


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Sep 20, 9:59pm - #279649 
cant go wrong w. a yellow top. even if you dont need it now, its thinking ahead and you'll thank yourself later thumbsup Def. worth the extra bills


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Sep 21, 1:42am - #279650 
will the optima blue fit in our cars? well the GTS?


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Sep 21, 1:48am - #279651 
I think its just set up for marine use, I think its a gel cell?


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Sep 21, 1:50am - #279652 
I've seen it been used on cars just not on celicas. frown


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Sep 21, 1:51am - #279653 
oh, ok... maybe then confused


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Sep 21, 1:55am - #279654 
any celica's on the board with the optima blue? confused


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Sep 21, 2:16am - #279655 
Doubt it, most everyone here wont install anything unless it specs are for the celica


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Sep 21, 8:20am - #279656 
Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
yellow top is universal. Im pretty sure they are the same size as the red top. Yellow top is about $170 thought. Red top is about $120. I got the red top in a few weeks ago. I think it starts up much much better than when i first got the car.

yellow top is a lot larger than red top. the reason i ask is i've that tanabe strut bar, the stock battery is giving me a tight fit. red top would fit just fine; however, i'm wondering how it fit with yellow top and tanabe strut bar together...

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Sep 22, 7:52am - #279657 
Originally Posted by JBing
Doubt it, most everyone here wont install anything unless it specs are for the celica


Well i have a Holly Anilator Race Cell Battery...I won it at the Import show here about 3 yrs ago. Its like a $200+ battery and I got it free!!!! My original battery went out at lke 30k so I put that one in. I can leave my dome light on for a week and it doens hurt it at all!!!

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