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Who has the best deal on yellow tops nowadays?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Jishory, Aug 26, 2006.

  1. Jishory

    Jishory 1/2 ton status

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    im due for a new battery, if i didnt live on a hill i wouldnt drive my truck, i have been roll starting it everywhere i go :D. i remember summit had a good deal about a year back?
     
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    I know Costco has a good deal on the red or blue. I don't know off hand how much but they are cheaper. Autozone has a better battery than the Optima yellow in warranty terms but it doesn't have double posts. I bought mine from autozone for $60. I have heard of people complaining about red tops from costco but I don't know if Optima makes a different battery for Costco.
     
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    The cheapest place I found them at was Vatozone.
     
  4. Jishory

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    ill probialy be from costco from looking at their price, what complaints did you hear? my friend just quit autozone i shoulda got it then, dam
     
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    There were some complaints here on CK5 about them. I don't remember what it was but I do remember Costco Optima batteries.
     
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    I got one from costco(red top) and It died with in 3 years, it was in my little toyota truck
     
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    I honestly wouldn't waste my money on an optima battery right now. The majority of optimas that leave our shelves at work (advance auto) are defect swaps...Either get a regular ol autocraft titanium or something along those lines or look into odyessy(sp) batteries. No point in wastin 130$ on a redtop right now when a 65$ autocraft titanium will last you longer and probably do everything you are looking for out of the optima.
     
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    how can u tell if it is a defect swap or a new battery? why are they not making new batteries?
     
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    The only problem I ever had with my yellow top is the side post pulled out of it on the last day of mine warranty. Autozone exchanged it for free though.
     

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