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optima red top 111 29.29%
optima yellow top 118 31.13%
sears die hard platinum 121 31.93%
odyssey 29 7.65%
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Old 11-05-2012, 07:26 PM   #81
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FYI the batteries at auto zone, Walmart, and advance are all the same. I've heard that sears are Johnson controls as well but don't know about that one. I work at auto zone and honestly there is no way I will get one if the batteries there. See way to many golds come back after a year or two or even a few months and get swapped. Might end up going to oreilys to get one of there agms when the time comes.
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Old 11-06-2012, 07:51 AM   #82
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I need moar battery. Or battery that doesn't suck. Acid keep pouring out of my napa battery. Too much awesome angle. And it's hurting my winching capabilities. What can I do?!
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Old 11-06-2012, 08:32 AM   #83
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I need moar battery. Or battery that doesn't suck. Acid keep pouring out of my napa battery. Too much awesome angle. And it's hurting my winching capabilities. What can I do?!
dry cell like the ones that have been discussed earlier in this thread...
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:30 PM   #84
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I need moar battery. Or battery that doesn't suck. Acid keep pouring out of my napa battery. Too much awesome angle. And it's hurting my winching capabilities. What can I do?!
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:31 PM   #85
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Nicely done!
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:27 AM   #87
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"Dry" AGM or Gel Cell VRLA batteries are sealed and pressurized, so they can be mounted in any position that the manufacturer recommends, but more expensive. "Wet" or "Wet Maintenance Free" batteries, like the ACDelcos, for example, can only be mounted so they will not spill electrolyte.
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:53 AM   #88
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:17 PM   #89
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What odyssey battery is best? I'll be running two probably.
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Old 11-12-2012, 01:29 AM   #90
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The one they sell thru Sears labeled as the Diehard Platinum Series
you might save a coupla' pennies

same stuff... different color
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:06 AM   #91
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I'm running a Exide right now... I have heard that Optima just isn't what they used to be and I work at Carquest (privately owned) and we are a Exide dealer. Seems to be a really good battery and we have had next to no issues out of all the Exides we have sold


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Old 03-18-2013, 09:46 AM   #92
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Cosco batterys are the ones too get.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:59 PM   #93
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Old 03-19-2013, 12:06 AM   #94
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I'm running a Exide right now... I have heard that Optima just isn't what they used to be and I work at Carquest (privately owned) and we are a Exide dealer. Seems to be a really good battery and we have had next to no issues out of all the Exides we have sold


I had an Exide orbital in muh daily driver...
I only got 3 years from it.
maybe was just bad luck
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Optima Yellow top should be decent. The new ones come with an adapter plate to go underneath the battery making it the right height to fit into a 1st gen tray and still be clamped down tight. That's what I'm running. The older ones caught some flack but it was mainly the red tops IIRC I havent heard anything bad about newer yellows.
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Had my redtop for about 2 years now havent had any problems with it... maybe I got lucky maybe not, does good powering two amps, hids, and countless hours of listening to the radio on the beach
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For tips on buying batteries, please see Section 7.8 in the Car and Deep Cycle Battery FAQ on www.batteryfaq.org.
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http://www.sears.com/diehard-platinu...1&blockType=G1

here you go slap this bastard in your truck, like monkeyproof.
Aren't these Odyssey's in different badging?
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