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Switching YellowTop Battery Terminals

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by MadeInMaine, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. Dec 30, 2010 at 2:55 PM
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    MadeInMaine

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    Hey Fellas,

    I just purchased a Optima YellowTop, but the battery terminals are on the opposite sides, and I feel like I have seen guys post pictures with the terminals same side as the stock battery.

    How can I switch the terminals?

    Thanks

    Cheers
     
  2. Dec 30, 2010 at 3:02 PM
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    humanoid

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    You can't just switch the terminals I don't think. You need to place the battery pos to pos side and neg to neg side, but will probably need to lengthen the cables or get new ones.
     
  3. Dec 30, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    darn....

    i could have sworn that i saw pictures of guys who had them same as stock
     
  4. Dec 30, 2010 at 3:23 PM
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    They probably do make different yellowtops with different post positions.
     
  5. Dec 30, 2010 at 3:44 PM
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    really, dang... i wonder if I can just go back...

    didn't know they have some that are both ways
     
  6. Dec 30, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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    They do make a yellow top with the posts in the correct locations. Id try to swap out yours for the proper one
     
  7. Dec 30, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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    they do????

    what the ....

    i got had!
     
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