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Just got my Optima yellow top!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Sigi, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. Feb 17, 2011 at 10:44 PM
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    Sigi

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    My battery died yesterday and today i got a yellow top OPtima.. I don't know if its just me or i think my truck runs better. LOl.. I only buy the best for my faithfull baby...
     
  2. Feb 17, 2011 at 10:46 PM
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    MrFastLayne

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    Nice what's the CCA on the Yellow top?:)
     
  3. Feb 17, 2011 at 10:46 PM
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  4. Feb 17, 2011 at 10:49 PM
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    Welcome to the club. I upgraded too a couple months ago. My old battery now powers my skeet thrower.
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Feb 17, 2011 at 10:49 PM
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    Nice!!
    I saw one at autozone the other day and was
    like oooohhhhhhh :D

    then I saw the price and was like :mad::(
     
  6. Feb 17, 2011 at 10:51 PM
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    Nice! i have a red top in my truck. the yellow top was overkill for my application.
     
  7. Feb 17, 2011 at 10:51 PM
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    For what it's worth I got autozone to match a price I found online....
     
  8. Feb 17, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    Thanks guys, I know it was like 194 plus tax.. But i was reading some other threads and people were saying that you have to extend the power cable cause it was to short but its cause they bought the wrong one. Its the D35 model that bolts right on the second gen tacomas.. I'll post some pics tomorrow cause its dark out and the pics wont come out to good.
     
  9. Feb 17, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    There she is!!! Thanks for the pic..
     
  10. Feb 17, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    Can't wait for pics. I want to get one, but the site says I need a "bottom adapter," whatever the hell that is.
     
  11. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:03 PM
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    Yeah, its like a plastic spacer that clips on the bottom and brings it up about an inch.The adaptor came with the battery its not something you need to special order. Before my taco would strugle to turn on when cold and now it starts like a brand new car.. Im happy :)
     
  12. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:05 PM
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    sweet. if you don't mind, how much did you end up paying?? where'd you get it?
     
  13. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:14 PM
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    do all the power option in the car seem to run better.
     
  14. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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    I recently put one in my truck, I love it.
    Stock battery would be dead if I let it sit for more than a week or two, but now, no problems
     
  15. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:23 PM
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    Nice! I have a yellow top too but I didn't notice any change on how my truck or electronics run. I don't think a battery makes a difference but it's nice to know that I can run my stereo for a longer period of time.

    Here's mine installed
    [​IMG]
     
  16. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:58 PM
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    that is pretty clean man :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  17. Feb 18, 2011 at 3:58 PM
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    Here is a pic of mine with the bottom adapter (comes with the battery).
    [​IMG]
     
  18. Feb 18, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    is that the top cover thing, that the battery is sitting on? as the "adapter"?








    Where did you get / make your battery holder/ hold down thingy!?
     
  19. Feb 19, 2011 at 8:42 AM
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