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Unread 05-23-2006, 04:17 PM   #1
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So, my battery is a joke.

this battery i have in the jeep dies if u leave anything on for more than 10 mins, so ive been stranded all day here, 3 different cars have attempted to jump it with no luck

i assume my battery is just totally shot and worn out

and yeah yeah i know, Optima Red Top. already in the plans, but can i basically just kiss this one goodbye at this point? so annoying

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Unread 05-23-2006, 04:20 PM   #2
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its still worth the core.
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Unread 05-23-2006, 04:32 PM   #3
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have you tried charging it?
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Unread 05-23-2006, 04:35 PM   #4
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i dont have access to a charging unit short of calling AAA up unfortunatly

im just about ready to punt this battery into long island sound right about now anyway
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Unread 05-23-2006, 04:38 PM   #5
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autozone does charges for free I believe.

Dunno if you have another means of transportation in the mean time though :\
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Unread 05-23-2006, 04:50 PM   #6
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Take your core to Wally World, lay down $35 smackers and you'll be back in business.
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Unread 05-23-2006, 07:16 PM   #7
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haha that'd be awesome to see some one punt a car battery..lol but yeah im in the market for a new one too. i charged mine up.. but its not near as strong as it used to be.. so i thought i'd better get a new one before i get into trouble!
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Unread 05-23-2006, 07:56 PM   #8
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Optima Red Top, they suck
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