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Optima batteries and the Overland dual battery tray

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by AllMountainToy, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. Jun 4, 2012 at 11:33 AM
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    AllMountainToy

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    Hello!

    Through searching I see people have used Optima Batteries for their dual battery set up but the batteries are in separate trays. I also found that others use the Odyssey batteries that Overland recommends with its dual battery tray. I have not found anything where people have used the Optima batteries in the Overland dual tray.

    Has anyone used the Optima batteries in conjunction with the Overland dual battery tray? (It appears one of the yellow tops fits the dimensions but still wanted to ask the question and see any pics).

    BTW.. I have a second gen.
     
  2. Jun 4, 2012 at 3:39 PM
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    AllMountainToy

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    Beuller? Bueller?
     
  3. Jun 5, 2012 at 12:28 PM
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    bump for help
     
  4. Jun 5, 2012 at 2:17 PM
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    AllMountainToy

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    Thanks Gelo. I may have to. Kills me though...I can get 2 Optima's almost for the price of 1 Odyssey.
     
  5. Jun 5, 2012 at 2:33 PM
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    Slimwood Shady

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    Says HERE that it will hold 2 35 group optima batteries.... And cost $165 HERE
     
  6. Jun 5, 2012 at 2:34 PM
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    Slimwood Shady

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    Where is such deal?
     
  7. Jun 7, 2012 at 11:00 AM
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    AllMountainToy

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    Thanks for sending me the link. I even called Overland and the sales guy said he doesn't know and they never tested it with other batteries!!! go figure.

    Thanks again. This is great news.
     
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