How good are Optima Yellow Top batteries?

This battery is the best battery you will get for your Porsche. Typically I get about 7 years out of the yellow top and most of us don’t daily our 911s so a deep cycle battery like this one won’t let you down. Optima doesn’t make a direct fit replacement battery for a Porsche 996 at the time of this post.

Is Optima yellow top AGM?

The Yellowtop┬« advantage The YELLOWTOP┬« High Performance AGM Battery is one of the very few car batteries on the market that is truly dual-use. With premium starting power and impressive cycling capabilities, this heavy-duty battery is also perfect for today’s vehicles that are packed with accessories.

What kind of battery is a Yellow Top OPTIMA?

AGM battery
The OPTIMA YellowTop high-performance AGM battery is one of the only true dual-purpose automotive batteries available. With premium cranking power and unparalleled cycling capability (rechargeability), it is perfect for modern accessory-loaded vehicles.

Which OPTIMA battery is better red or yellow?

YELLOWTOPs are also designed to be significantly discharged and recharged over and over again, while a starting battery like a REDTOP, works better and lasts longer when it is kept as close to a full state of charge (~12.6-12.8V) as possible.

How long will an OPTIMA YELLOWTOP battery last?

In an application like that, they could expect to see an OPTIMA battery last up to four years. However, in a more moderate climate, like San Diego, if someone might see four years out of a flooded battery, they could see up to eight out of an OPTIMA. How the batteries are used also impacts performance and lifespan.

Which is the most powerful OPTIMA battery?

One of the most powerful batteries from Optima is the 9006-006-FFP BlueTop. In fact, it can rival Optima Red Top 34R when it comes to power and acts like a marine starting battery. It is can provide you 4 hours of 40 lbs.

How long will an OPTIMA YELLOWTOP last?

In an application like that, they could expect to see an OPTIMA battery last up to four years. However, in a more moderate climate, like San Diego, if someone might see four years out of a flooded battery, they could see up to eight out of an OPTIMA.

How do I know if my Optima battery is bad?

12.0-12.4 volts – LOW with 25-75% charge If your Optima is in this range and you think it should be charged, it’s not taking or not holding a charge. This usually means that your battery is sulfated, which happens when it sits for a long time (not charging) or is deeply discharged when it shouldn’t be.

How long will an OPTIMA Yellow Top battery last?

Can a 34 / 78 battery fit an Optima Redtop?

There are also some applications where a group 34 battery will fit, but not a group 78 or group 34/78 because of clearance issues with the width of the battery. So if you need a 34 or a 78 or a 34/78 battery, which one do you choose between an OPTIMA REDTOP or YELLOWTOP?

Is the Optima yellowtop a dual purpose battery?

The OPTIMA YellowTop high-performance AGM battery is one of the only true dual-purpose automotive batteries available. With premium cranking power and unparalleled cycling capability (rechargeability), it is perfect for modern accessory-loaded vehicles.

Can a Optima battery be used in a custom fitment?

While OPTIMA doesn’t offer what we consider to be ‘direct-fit’ replacements for every vehicle, many owners have successfully used our products in applications that we would consider to be ‘custom fitments.’ If you are using this battery in a custom fitment, please review the tips found here: Vehicle not in Fitment Guide

What are the dimensions of a group 34 / 78 battery?

The physical dimensions of these two batteries, at least relative to their size without terminals, happens to be identical. As a result, batteries that share these physical dimensions can also have both top and side terminals, as is the case with our group 34/78 battery that comes in either a REDTOP or YELLOWTOP.