RedTop Battery Long Term Review
Anyone that has
been around the Jeeping world for a while should be familiar
with the Optima line of batteries. The Optima RedTop
is probably the best battery out there for automotive use.
With it's Spiralcell technology and the manufacturing
quality that makes them suited withstand offroad bouncing,
vibration, and general abuse.
installed one into
Mike's 78 CJ-5 and forgot about it. After
6 years the battery is as good as new. This
Jeep is a toy and isn't used daily, often the Jeep
may sit untouched for weeks at a time but every time
the battery never fails to start the Jeep up.
battery has seen several years of trail abuse.
On the trail one may start his/her Jeep dozens of
times in a day. From stalling and trail
progress delays to winching this battery refuses to
like the dual terminals. This makes it convenient to
attach a winch or other accessories without overloading a
terminal. An Optima battery is a must in every tail
Jeep, it is a small investment in a component that will
provide many years of service.
batteries are completely sealed and can be installed in any
orientation. Optima makes many varieties and sizes in
the RedTop model. They also have models for deep
cycle, marine, and other uses.