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Old 06-27-2008, 10:25 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by dremd View Post
I purchased an optima starting battery last year, already been replaced 2 times. First time could have been me (left car stored, and it wouldn't ever recover). 2nd time was totally not me; had battery disconnected and it went dead in less than a month and hasn't recovered yet.

I may however be highly unlucky . . .

Nope, I've had similar luck with optima batteries. I used to be a dealer for them but they would just not come back after going dead, and that is unacceptable for a high priced battery. They are great for high load applications, but every one that I ever had that went dead, was gone for good afterward. They made good on their warranty for most of them though, so I have to give them that.
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