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First, I am not a fan of Optima batteries. They make a good product, but they are overpriced. However, that aside, most places that stock them, don't sell a lot. What was the date code they were manufactured. You may not have put "new" batteries in your truck at all.
Second: what weight oil (and type) are you running? Heavier weight oils are molasses under about 3o degrees and you need thin oil running through the injectors for a good start.
05 F250 King Ranch crew cab - bone stock for now, new to me April 2013, 56K miles
05 Volvo S60R, 300+ hp and AWD
09 Audi A4 Qautro 2.0T, AWD and 30 mpg!
06 Malibu LSV Wakesetter, 383 stroker
13 Coachmen 320BHDS - 10K lake house on wheels
81 Jeep CJ-8 (in progress); 5.7 HEMI; LJ (extended) frame, 3.5 RE lift, flatty fenders