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Jae
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Sep 18, 12:13am - #46033 
racing battery?!

Ok its about time my stock battery gotta go..because i got amp.
Well i seen somebody having battery that is size about 3coke cans,and i heard they are suppose to be racing. anyone know where i can get them??
or any suggestion? oh what kind of battery for 01 celica

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Sep 18, 12:25am - #46034 
I have no idea what you just said.

Your stock battery will be fine. YOu don't need a racing battery. Just don't play your system without the engine running for very long.

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Sep 18, 2:01am - #46035 
Also, U can purchase a capacitor & hook it up between the battery & the amp(preferably closer to the amp) that way your lights won't dim when U hit that bass. Alternator & battery will last longer too. thumbsup

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Sep 18, 5:01am - #46036 
he is talking about the old optima battery, it looked like a 6pack if you looked at the bottom part of it only


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Sep 18, 5:16am - #46037 
I'm not sure what you're trying to accomplish...do you want a lightweight racing battery for actual racing? Or do you want something to help your stereo? From what I've seen, you can't have both.

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Sep 18, 5:29am - #46038 
there is a 6pack looking battery

is very durable.

Good for demolishion derby.


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Sep 18, 11:14am - #46039 
Yellow-top optima...

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Sep 18, 12:45pm - #46040 
Optima Yellow tops are for cars with items that strain the the battery like sound systems.

Optima Red tops are for cars that need a lot of crank start power.

I believe both batteries will start the car even when dead.

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Sep 18, 12:51pm - #46041 
I'm pushing a 1000watt amp with my stock battery and everything is fine. But if you wish to spend your money on that, then go for it.

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Sep 18, 12:53pm - #46042 
I want a red top.

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Sep 18, 1:40pm - #46043 
Originally Posted by Rice
I'm not sure what you're trying to accomplish...do you want a lightweight racing battery for actual racing? Or do you want something to help your stereo? From what I've seen, you can't have both.


yes you can, all you need is a gel-cel battery, which the optima is. i had a stinger battery in an old car i had, was the power of more than 2 optima batteries. cost $250, you could literally arc weld with it and i had a big stereo with it also. i changed the battery back to stock when i sold the car and i needed to get a new starter, the old one was shot, but the battery just pushed the current through anyways


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