Optimas in type 44's- still looking for an answer

Brett Dikeman brett at cloud9.net
Thu Oct 2 20:45:21 EDT 2003

At 2:18 PM -0600 10/2/03, Charles Baer wrote:
>Optima states that the red and orange tops are identical spec but with
>+/- posts swapped relative to each other.

Right, yep, knew that part at least :-)

>The red ones are BACKWARDS for our t44s and the urQ.

Hmm, OK, so to get the terminals as high as possible(w/the battery
lying on its side), but still have the terminals on the correct side,
you have to do the orange?

>   I never seem to
>find anyone who keeps orange tops on 'de shelf...

I remember Optima was bought up by one of the big battery makers and
they became available everywhere the Big-Batt-Co batteries were...

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