Search found 168 matches

by Robert Bondi
Sat Mar 28, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Oil Change - Jiffy Lube Trouble
Replies: 6
Views: 2127

Did you fix the leaking oil part of the problem? Are you burning oil? Some of your remaining symptoms, like running very rough and having no power, are consistent with having a massive vacuum leak. Does pulling the dipstick out a few inches change the idle when running? It should because it creates ...
by Robert Bondi
Sat Mar 28, 2009 4:43 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Optima, Exide Select Orbital batteries
Replies: 9
Views: 2790

sizing

Thanks for all the feedback. Anyone have any issues with sizing/fitting for the E12? One thing I noticed about both of these batteries is that they don't come in very many sizes, although the sizes offered seem fairly universal. For example, the Exide application guide lists several dozen sizes for ...
by Robert Bondi
Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:16 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Optima, Exide Select Orbital batteries
Replies: 9
Views: 2790

Optima, Exide Select Orbital batteries

Anyone had any experience with either of these high end batteries? From my research, both seem to use similar spiral wound lead electrode grids, are completely sealed, store the electrolyte within glass mats to eliminate spillage potential, etc.... Some of the selling points of these upgrades includ...