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optima batteries that fit the taco

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by fireturk41, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. Dec 22, 2011 at 12:23 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    what if any optimas will fit in a first gen taco with little to no modification?

    ive heard the 34r but i just wanna confirm it

    mine finally took a crap and im lookin to replac it, thanks
     
  2. Dec 22, 2011 at 1:44 PM
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    jberry813

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  3. Dec 22, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    I didn't realize there would be an issue with fitting an optima in a Taco.

    Aren't they (most of them anyway) designed to fit OEM applications?
     
  4. Dec 22, 2011 at 2:18 PM
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    ...too much shit to list.
    The positive/negative terminals on Toyotas are reversed compared to the majority of the batteries on the market.
     
  5. Dec 22, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    fucking toyotas.

    :D

    Guess I never knew, since all I've ever owned have been Yotas...
     
  6. Dec 24, 2011 at 12:12 PM
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    When did you get this? They have them listed for $210 now.
     
  8. Dec 24, 2011 at 1:37 PM
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    today, pm inbound
     
  9. Dec 24, 2011 at 1:40 PM
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    Thanks man.
     
  10. Dec 24, 2011 at 8:32 PM
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    PM sent to tell you how to get it for $160.99 + tax (or less).
     
  11. Dec 25, 2011 at 11:38 AM
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    Look at build!
    Dammit...i just bought one and paid 190 but it is the 770 cca one..not sure which one that is for sure but my post were in the middle of the battery and it also has the sideposts
     
  12. Dec 25, 2011 at 1:53 PM
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    I had a code that would have helped someone get $50 off a $200 advanced auto purchase.
     
  13. Dec 26, 2011 at 8:02 PM
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    Look at build!
    Wish i would have had that...but o well its all said and done now!
     
  14. Dec 27, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    I have a yellow top group 34/78 I had to mount sideways and use the extra tray to raise the battery.
     
  15. Dec 27, 2011 at 8:16 PM
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  16. Dec 27, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    Interested in this as well.. I took a look and they were 210.

    PM?

    Thanks
     
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