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Optima battery? #297923 Oct 11, 6:05pm Oct 11, 6:05pm
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Optima battery?
Where is the cheapest place to get one for the celica?
Is there specific size that I need? thanks


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: blitzceli] #297924 Oct 11, 6:06pm Oct 11, 6:06pm
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yeah i wanna know too.. I want to get red of my stupid factory battery cause it sucks!

Re: Optima battery? [Re: RookieGTS] #297925 Oct 11, 6:40pm Oct 11, 6:40pm
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get ahold of an interstate store, that carrys batts for semis and everything. Ask them for a blemish one, they usually look fine and perform perfect for 60 bucks


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: silverOOgts] #297926 Oct 11, 6:58pm Oct 11, 6:58pm
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if your willing to spend $120 for a brand new one, just go to autozone or pepboys. And the size doesn't matter, they are universal. It's well worth the money. My car starts up way better than when i first got the car. They are supposed to last twice as long to. I got the red top.

Red top= $120
yellow top= $150


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: 00celica00gt] #297927 Oct 11, 7:05pm Oct 11, 7:05pm
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wat about blue top? i want to match my cars color, does the color matter?

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Clos] #297928 Oct 11, 8:14pm Oct 11, 8:14pm
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damn serious! 120 for a damn battery!!

Re: Optima battery? [Re: RookieGTS] #297929 Oct 11, 8:18pm Oct 11, 8:18pm
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i got the rainbow top that adds 100HP to the front wheels and lets my system broadcast to outerspace rofl eek


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: Polykarb] #297930 Oct 11, 8:21pm Oct 11, 8:21pm
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Blue top is marine mainly for boats, yellow top is great for audio, red top is a starter battery. I use the red top but they are all great batteries. If you have a hard pounding system get the yellow they reserve is longer.


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: GOLDCELICA] #297931 Oct 11, 9:26pm Oct 11, 9:26pm
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yeah, like GOLD said - I was also looking at the blue top initially because it matched my theme a lot better but after a little research I found that it is for marine craft. Therefore I went with the yellow top considering my audio will be going through some major upgrades... thumbsup

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Sultan] #297932 Oct 11, 9:27pm Oct 11, 9:27pm
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here's a pic... it won't look that way for long though - wink


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: Sultan] #297933 Oct 11, 9:28pm Oct 11, 9:28pm
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that sucks, hahaha ill paint it smile

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Clos] #297934 Oct 11, 9:29pm Oct 11, 9:29pm
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oh and are this things heavy like stock? i hope not

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Clos] #297935 Oct 11, 9:31pm Oct 11, 9:31pm
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they're pretty heavy... at least the yellow is

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Sultan] #297936 Oct 11, 9:32pm Oct 11, 9:32pm
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damn, are there any light weight batterys out there, im going n/a and i need to lose weight 2

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Clos] #297937 Oct 11, 9:57pm Oct 11, 9:57pm
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i have the yellow top...got it around $150 thumbsup

Works great if you have a Grounding Kit!

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Clos] #297938 Oct 11, 10:03pm Oct 11, 10:03pm
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Hook up with someone that work at an Autozone. I use to work there and bought one for my Girlfriend for about $89 with my discount. I quit a few months ago but you cant beat that discount. Planning on going back and working a few hours just for the discount. The RED Optima is for Automobiles. You can also use the Yellow if you have and amp,neon light,etc, in your car.Like Goldcelica said.

Re: Optima battery? [Re: silverOOgts] #297939 Oct 12, 5:51pm Oct 12, 5:51pm
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Originally Posted by silverOOgts
get ahold of an interstate store, that carrys batts for semis and everything. Ask them for a blemish one, they usually look fine and perform perfect for 60 bucks


What is an interstate store? Where would I find one?


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: blitzceli] #297940 Oct 12, 6:04pm Oct 12, 6:04pm

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you want a yellow 34/78 size. Very good battery! I have it and left my interior lights and neons on for weeks while i was out of town and it started up perfect when i came back.

Re: Optima battery? #297941 Oct 12, 8:02pm Oct 12, 8:02pm
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Mine just died tonight. I don't have the money for an optima though. I just had to get a regular one cry.

By the way, to those with the optima, did you just stretch the lines or did you buy new ones? (because the terminals are reversed on the optima)

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Designer_GTS] #297942 Oct 16, 1:35pm Oct 16, 1:35pm
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whats an interstae store?


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: Designer_GTS] #297943 Oct 16, 1:39pm Oct 16, 1:39pm

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Originally Posted by Designer_GTS
By the way, to those with the optima, did you just stretch the lines or did you buy new ones? (because the terminals are reversed on the optima)
My stock ones fit fine a little tight but they did fit.

Re: Optima battery? [Re: celicamaniac] #297944 Oct 16, 1:43pm Oct 16, 1:43pm
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Originally Posted by celicamaniac
Hook up with someone that work at an Autozone. I use to work there and bought one for my Girlfriend for about $89 with my discount. I quit a few months ago but you cant beat that discount. Planning on going back and working a few hours just for the discount. The RED Optima is for Automobiles. You can also use the Yellow if you have and amp,neon light,etc, in your car.Like Goldcelica said.


When I worked at Circuit City...(back when they had real cost discounts) I picked up mine for $36. LOL! thumbsup

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Rocketman] #297945 Oct 16, 2:55pm Oct 16, 2:55pm
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When I worked at Circuit City...(back when they had real cost discounts) I picked up mine for $36. LOL! thumbsup


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: VoodooGTS] #297946 Oct 16, 3:48pm Oct 16, 3:48pm
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hahah damn 36 bucks! What a steal!

Re: Optima battery? [Re: RookieGTS] #297947 Oct 16, 11:27pm Oct 16, 11:27pm
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$36?
Wow, anybody wanna hook a Celi bro up here. rofl I'm not ready to shell out mass de $100 for a yellow top, if I can help it. wave


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: Sancho] #297948 Oct 16, 11:48pm Oct 16, 11:48pm
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$36 bucks? O shit, that is a good deal.

I want to get a Red one with a set of grounding kits, that would be nice.


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: Chelica815] #297949 Oct 17, 10:34am Oct 17, 10:34am
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Whats the difference between red and yellow? I went to the base and they have he red one for 99 and the yellow for 150.


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: GOLDCELICA] #297950 Oct 17, 12:18pm Oct 17, 12:18pm
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Originally Posted by GOLDCELICA
Blue top is marine mainly for boats, yellow top is great for audio, red top is a starter battery. I use the red top but they are all great batteries. If you have a hard pounding system get the yellow they reserve is longer.


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Re: Optima battery? [Re: celiwhite] #297951 Oct 17, 1:39pm Oct 17, 1:39pm
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guys wat tipe of optima battery is this one, its black, and were do i get the things that are circled?

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Re: Optima battery? [Re: Clos] #297952 Oct 17, 2:32pm Oct 17, 2:32pm
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they must have painted it... the terminals are from Stinger

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Sultan] #297953 Oct 17, 2:39pm Oct 17, 2:39pm
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the stinger terminals are awesome thumbsup

Re: Optima battery? [Re: cycocelica] #297954 Oct 17, 3:43pm Oct 17, 3:43pm
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putting mine on shortly - happywink

Re: Optima battery? [Re: Sultan] #297955 Oct 17, 7:32pm Oct 17, 7:32pm
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any website? were are ya getting it from

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