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Elkal900
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Dec 5, 5:23pm - #65504 
grr...stupid APR bar

ok well I guess my problem isnt with the bar itself...but just where it is

sure as hell just as I put it in a week later my battery dies...and to take the battery out I need to take the bar back off to change the battery, though I am going to go ahead and invest in a Hi-Cap grin

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Dec 5, 5:30pm - #65505 
lol...that sucks.

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Dec 5, 5:45pm - #65506 
it only takes like less than 5 minutes to take it off... rofl


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Dec 5, 5:49pm - #65507 
sry to hear that

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Dec 5, 6:09pm - #65508 
ha that sucks


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Dec 5, 6:11pm - #65509 
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
ha that sucks

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DaBigTickett
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Dec 5, 7:15pm - #65510 
That is bad news, but hey I was planning on getting an APR flex control bar and need to know if anybody else has experienced this problem with there bar?

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Dec 5, 7:21pm - #65511 
umm...heh...I was thinking I had to take the plates off but I forgot about those allen bolts grin

this battery is shorter so I can use the tie down that came with the bar now thumbsup

EDIT: just found out the new battery is too short cry

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Dec 5, 7:24pm - #65512 
Originally Posted by DaBigTickett
That is bad news, but hey I was planning on getting an APR flex control bar and need to know if anybody else has experienced this problem with there bar?


what problem?
the dead battery? that happens to certain cars...
it could be caused by a parasitic draw...
there is no problem with the apr strut bar(unless it was made defective of course), and you can use the battery tie down if you installed it right.


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Dec 5, 7:25pm - #65513 
what new battery did you buy elkal900?


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Dec 5, 7:29pm - #65514 
Originally Posted by element_celica
Originally Posted by DaBigTickett
That is bad news, but hey I was planning on getting an APR flex control bar and need to know if anybody else has experienced this problem with there bar?


what problem?
the dead battery? that happens to certain cars...
it could be caused by a parasitic draw...
there is no problem with the apr strut bar(unless it was made defective of course), and you can use the battery tie down if you installed it right.

O alrite thats cool that's all i needed to know, thnx.

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Dec 5, 7:48pm - #65515 
Originally Posted by element_Celica
Originally Posted by DaBigTickett
That is bad news, but hey I was planning on getting an APR flex control bar and need to know if anybody else has experienced this problem with there bar?


what problem?
the dead battery? that happens to certain cars...
it could be caused by a parasitic draw...
there is no problem with the apr strut bar(unless it was made defective of course), and you can use the battery tie down if you installed it right.


exactly thumbsup

I had a battery that would die after 10 minutes of use (thanks to RedSun in SD for bailing me out several months back)... and so I had to replace the battery when I got back into Los Angeles.

Removal of the bar, taking the old battery out, bringing it in to Sears and waiting in line, getting the new battery and re installing it to the car, then putting back the APR bar took less than 30 minutes TOPS! (most of that time was waisted in line at sears on a Sunday afternoon)

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Dec 6, 2:06am - #65516 
lol
should i find this thread funny??


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Dec 6, 1:31pm - #65517 
Originally Posted by isaac
Originally Posted by element_Celica
Originally Posted by DaBigTickett
That is bad news, but hey I was planning on getting an APR flex control bar and need to know if anybody else has experienced this problem with there bar?


what problem?
the dead battery? that happens to certain cars...
it could be caused by a parasitic draw...
there is no problem with the apr strut bar(unless it was made defective of course), and you can use the battery tie down if you installed it right.


exactly thumbsup

I had a battery that would die after 10 minutes of use (thanks to RedSun in SD for bailing me out several months back)... and so I had to replace the battery when I got back into Los Angeles.

Removal of the bar, taking the old battery out, bringing it in to Sears and waiting in line, getting the new battery and re installing it to the car, then putting back the APR bar took less than 30 minutes TOPS! (most of that time was waisted in line at sears on a Sunday afternoon)

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Dec 6, 6:58pm - #65518 
I bought a Optima yellow top...Its a little low to use the battery tie down, but I may block it up eventually or something...

there was no problem with the bar...its just in the way to pull the battery out

and I think the old battery just died of old age...I dont know how long it was in there...bought the car used


oh BTW: is the high top battery a mod? where would I list that confused grin

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Dec 6, 7:09pm - #65519 
if your battery is too short, place some pieces below the battery, to raise it to a correct height - there is nothing difficult about that thumbsup



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Dec 7, 5:20am - #65520 
Originally Posted by element_celica
it only takes like less than 5 minutes to take it off... rofl


yeah...what's the big deal?? spineyes

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