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Old 06-16-2008, 03:48 PM   #12 (permalink)
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The Swift - '00 Suzuki Swift
90 day: 48.92 mpg (US)
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I have used both Optima Red and Yellow Tops for E.V.'s. One thing I noticed was a failure of one in fourteen batteries. I have worked with over sixty Red Tops and 20 Yellow Tops. Usually a seal blows out or a cell dies (or reverses). Also, the Optima's are sensitive to temperatures below 40F.
2000 Suzuki Swift
2001 Chevy Metro
1983 Electric Ford Escort
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