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Wanna buy an Optima. Red or Yellow?

Discussion in 'Technical' started by 1LOW4X4, Feb 2, 2011.

Red or yellow optima battery?

  1. Red

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  2. Yeller

    5 vote(s)
    55.6%
  1. 1LOW4X4

    1LOW4X4 Guest

    My delco battery I bought 4.5 years ago is toast. I'm ready to get me an Optima. I have a red one in the Suburban and it works great.....

    This is going in my '01. Should I get yellow or red? I am going to do a little research in a sec but I wanted to see everyones choice.

    I'm gonna try to find a place that sells them where they are relatively new, not been sitting on the shelf for two years. I'm also going to trickle charge it up before I stick it in the truck. Thanks dewds
     
  2. tleach17

    tleach17 I wanna be your Maine Man

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    I would say red because you dont run a ton of electronics or a winch. I got a 800CCA redtop and it works great. No problem with my off road lights or other accessories. JMO
     
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    daddy I'm too LAZY to Choose a Custom Title!!!

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    Go with whichever one you feel good about overpaying for. :lol:

    Seriously though, there are numerous batteries out there that will work more than sufficiently for much less money.
     
  4. 1LOW4X4

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    That's a gel battery correct? What did it run you price wise?
     
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    tleach17 I wanna be your Maine Man

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    Yes its gell cell. It was 171.99 at advanced auto parts. I did not have to charge it. It was fully charged when I hooked it up.
     
  6. 1LOW4X4

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    My local Oreillys wants $179.99 for the 800CCA red top.

    I dont have a problem spending that, but I guess I could look around to see what else is out there. With the same CCA...
     
  7. tleach17

    tleach17 I wanna be your Maine Man

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    Plus I always have $20 off coupons for advanced so it was just over $150.


    You must have one around you.
     
  8. 1LOW4X4

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    yep bout .2 miles from my house, but I dont have no coupons lol
     
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    tleach17 I wanna be your Maine Man

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    I rock coupons on EVERYTHING. If I had some electronic ones I would send it to ya but I dont. Sorry.

    My friends call me lame for it but I save some serious coin over time.:)
     

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