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Quick battery question

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by THXEY, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. Jul 30, 2010 at 12:54 AM
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    THXEY

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    My battery just went out I have a sound system pulling a lot of power. What would be the best battery? The optima yellow top?
     
  2. Jul 30, 2010 at 5:49 AM
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    Thw battery is not the only consideration. Without a high output alternator, you will just kill the new battery. You can also kill your current alternator.
     
  3. Jul 30, 2010 at 5:51 AM
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    Yes.... A yellow top would be a good choice.

    Get your Alternator checked to make sure its working properly first.
     
  4. Jul 30, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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    Sweet! Well my battery is dead regardless....so I need a new one...I'll get my alternator checked...I've heard that too. And I'm running a lot of power. Two 500 watt amps subs..the whole nine...but yeah!
     
  5. Jul 30, 2010 at 1:07 PM
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    so the optima yellow didnt fit....the connectors are too short......had to settle with a Bosche(sp?) :( how does everyone make em fit?
     
  6. Aug 3, 2010 at 5:19 AM
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    I put a Sears Diehard Platinum dual terminal in mine, but had to extend one of the leads coming off the fuse box for the stock connectors to fit. It was easy, the worst part was getting the top portion of the fuse box off so I could get access to where the lead hooked in.

    The stock connections go on the side terminals, the stereo ones go on the top.

    battery 1.jpg
     
  7. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:22 AM
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    that's not really alot of power. i ran more power than that on my stock battery, but changed mine out to a yellow top.
     
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