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post #1 of 6 Old 08-10-2009, 10:58 AM Thread Starter
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Optima Batteries?

Which optima batteries are being used with the 7.3ltr. Just curious what expierence people have had with them good or bad.

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I use Yellow tops in mine D34 I believe or D34/78. Those are the two recommended by Optima for the 7.3s

Been running them for about a year with no problems what so ever.
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Crap last 2 years since they move manufactoring to mexico. Get Sears diehard..its a hawker Odyssey..best deep cycle you can get.
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I've had the red tops for 3 years with no problems.
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I've been using the red tops for about 2 years now and no problems

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I have yellow tops in my truck now, in my last truck and the one in my car is about 9 yrs old. I will ONLY buy yellow tops for my vehicles and I HIGHLY reccomend them!

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