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Old 02-13-2004, 02:40 AM   #1
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I heard that instead of getting a cap, one can get a quick charging battery for like $70 that will help with amp draw on the Alt? As a cap costs about the same, what are your opinions?
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I wouldn't do either. Try running off the alt itself, not the battery, or getting a beefier alt.
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1 fared cap
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caps are pretty much worthless in my opinion
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not the "batcap" or the cap made by alumapro good peices of equipment

http://www.batcap.net/
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here is the other on
http://www.alumapro.com/

also check the sub woofers i had the achlemy 12 mx series woofers the best i ever "heard"
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as far as the bat cap in any bass competion whether SQ or DB you cant use it unless its vented out of the car? correct me if im wrong at least at great lakes its like that
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correct it has to be vented because of the poisonous gasses that some batteries release
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I hear these are a good choice for systems,for price and performance http://www.odysseyfactory.com/default.htm, cheaper than optima and comparable some say their even better ,wish I would have seen heard of these first.
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Caps don't relieve stress on the battery system, they just make your headlights stop from dimming, in my case, i only dim @ idle.
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