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battery #261588 Aug 28, 5:25am Aug 28, 5:25am
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The past few days my car hasn't been turning over as quickley. My car is about 5 years old and still has the factory battery in it. I have one amp. My guess was that the battery is starting to go...what do you guys think? And what are some good battaries that have a little more ampers than the stock?

Re: battery [Re: 00celica00gt] #261589 Aug 28, 5:31am Aug 28, 5:31am

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try swapping the battery. Get an optima yellow top 34/78 battery. About 160 bucks but its the best. You can get it at your local autozone too.

Re: battery #261590 Aug 28, 5:50am Aug 28, 5:50am
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Im not lookin to spend $160 on a battery. More like $80-100.


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Re: battery [Re: 00celica00gt] #261591 Aug 28, 6:10am Aug 28, 6:10am

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get a diehard

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How much is the Optima Red top?


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Re: battery [Re: 00celica00gt] #261593 Aug 28, 6:48am Aug 28, 6:48am
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ANy battery with at least 150 to 170 cold crankin amps aill last 4eva.. Also your car will be more powerful. I have 160 cold crank amps and my car starts at the slightest twist of the key. A ford F350 can run off of a 150 cold crank amps. Imagine what it can do for your celica. WOW eek I paid about $85 @ walmart

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Re: battery [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #261594 Aug 28, 6:58am Aug 28, 6:58am
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optima all the way, red top for just stock celi, yellow top for electrical reasons, ie, amp, radio, neons, etc!!


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Re: battery [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #261595 Aug 28, 9:10am Aug 28, 9:10am
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Originally Posted by DSGB4LYF23
ANy battery with at least 150 to 170 cold crankin amps aill last 4eva.. Also your car will be more powerful. I have 160 cold crank amps and my car starts at the slightest twist of the key. A ford F350 can run off of a 150 cold crank amps. Imagine what it can do for your celica. WOW eek I paid about $85 @ walmart

damn dude thats an awful lot of wires runnin around under there, if you ever put ur car in shows, id clean that up first, but hey if ur not goin to then as long as it works spineyes wave


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Re: battery [Re: celimangts17] #261596 Aug 28, 10:26am Aug 28, 10:26am
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HEY... I MADE A TYPO... eek CORRECTION... 650 to 700 COLD CRANK amps... Keep in mind, I made a TYPO... not 150 to 170 sorry thumbsup

Re: battery [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #261597 Aug 28, 10:26am Aug 28, 10:26am
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I just went out to check mine. Its 700 cold crank

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