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Old Dec 3, 2017, 08:02 PM
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Optima mini for ETS tray

Hey guys, Iím currently running the Odyssey Pc680, and the car can barely last 3 days without starting up and driving it around a bit to charge. I noticed Optima makes mini batteries and was wondering if any of the optima mini batteries will fit my ETS mini battery tray. Iíve tried to search it up but couldnít get the answer I was looking for. I used to run an optima red that was powerful and lasted me a long time before switching to a mini battery to fit my ets short route. If anyone can give me an answer on this, I surely would appreciate it. Thanks.

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Old Dec 7, 2017, 09:43 PM
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None of the pc680 sized batteries are satisfactory for a daily driver, I've tried about every brand/type.


I finally gave up and converted to a group 51 (Miata) battery.


I made my own battery tray but ER sells something similar: https://englishracing.net/products/e...nt=18154165763



Now even after a week of sitting in cold weather the car starts without drama.

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Old Dec 8, 2017, 04:35 AM
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Interesting, is the tray the BR sells, for a group 51 battery? Or smaller?
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Originally Posted by Justin23 View Post
Interesting, is the tray the BR sells, for a group 51 battery? Or smaller?

It is a Miata battery, see post #2 here: https://www.evolutionm.net/forums/ev...l#post11402742


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dang sounds like you guys have had bad luck. I've run the ets no name battery in my car, daily for the past 3 years, and even when I left the car sitting for 2 weeks or so, it started right up.
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Im currently in the market for a new mini battery my self. I currently run aoddysey pc680 had it for 3 years. But now the car struggles to start.

I run the nisei mini tray. Any recommendations?
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i actually just orderd the ets mini battery, reason being is my tuner and several other guys where i live run it and have zero issues ever with start ups and some sit for up to month with a start it will start right up.
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i actually just orderd the ets mini battery, reason being is my tuner and several other guys where i live run it and have zero issues ever with start ups and some sit for up to month with a start it will start right up.
I actually spoke to michael at ets today regarding there battery.

Said its 480 cca and fits my nisei battery tray. He said its the same demensions as a pc680 by odyssey.

only it has about 300 more ccas.

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Originally Posted by 4b11slayer View Post
I actually spoke to michael at ets today regarding there battery.

Said its 480 cca and fits my nisei battery tray. He said its the same demensions as a pc680 by odyssey.

only it has about 300 more ccas.

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Why not just relocated the factory battery to the trunk? The kit cost almost the same as the Mini battery tray.
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