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Jan 21, 7:44pm - #380188 
Optima batteries...

Heard a lot of talk about them, a lot of people have optima batteries. Some questions: 1. Reliable? 2. What types are there?

Thinking about getting new battery because the GTS is at it's half-way mark on the milage. Thanks for the input.


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Jan 21, 7:47pm - #380189 
just get the red top. You wont be dissapointed. I got a red top and I love it!

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Jan 21, 9:14pm - #380190 
wave yellow if ur planning on having a decent system grin


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Jan 21, 9:55pm - #380191 
i have a red top and love it, so much nicer than stock.


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Jan 22, 9:31am - #380192 
I just put a red top into my stepdaughters car. It seems to be doing well. Where I live in Arizona, batteries go fast due to the extreme summer heat. People say the Optima stands up to the heat; we're going to find out.


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Jan 22, 10:35am - #380193 
http://www.optimabatteries.com/publish/optima/americas0/en/config/home.html

Great batteries. Like Curtiz said, if you have a lot of high wattage electronic stuff going on in the car get the yellow top deep cycle.


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Jan 22, 11:00am - #380194 
does any one know witch one of them is the lightest?

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Jan 22, 11:13am - #380195 
they are prob both the same weight.
i think it was like 40 lbs or something?
i bought mine from www.batterymart.com for 105 smile


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Jan 22, 1:37pm - #380196 
There are different sizes. Some are 40lbs, but theres one thats about 15-20 lbs thats really nice too.

Red top for performance vehicles. yellow top for sound systems (you can play your stereo with the car off and not worry about it not turning over) thumbsup

$140. I want one!


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Jan 22, 2:41pm - #380197 
I have a good system in my car already. Checked'em out, Red is for Automotive, and Yellow is for Marine use? They both have different wattage or something?


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Jan 22, 2:42pm - #380198 
n/m, yellow top i'll get. Thanks for the info people, appreciate it thumbsup


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Jan 22, 2:45pm - #380199 
red = everything
yellow = audio purposes
blue = marine


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Jan 22, 4:13pm - #380200 
I got the red top.. thanx to my boy billy thumbsup

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