New Optima battery

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New Optima battery

Post by Gary »

It was time for a new battery in my 1/2 ton Command Car. I have been hearing a lot on the Optima batteries. I have had a lot of trouble with the standard 6 volt battery leaking acid all over the place. This battery will not do that and boy does it crank that engine so much better. It's real small also, only about 6 inches wide. There are some people selling Optimas with a false cover to make it look correct but they are going for $300. On my Command Car you can't see the battery and it only costs me $100..It's something worth looking into.


Post by Ken »

Yeah, I put an Optima in my wife's Grand Cherokee about 5 years ago, and even though the kids run it down by leaving the dome lights on, it keeps coming back.....
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Post by Ugg »


I've heard many prasies about the Optima batteries, however, I take it all with a grain of salt. The only time I've EVER had battery issues was when I spent big bucks for named brand junk. Hell, I've even had the same batteries in my key fob for the last 5 years.

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