Optima 8004-003 34/78 RedTop Starting Battery Review

Optima 8004-003 34/78 RedTop Starting BatteryThe optima redtop battery has an extremely high cranking ability to work under extremely harsh weather conditions.

It is ideal for hot rods and off roaders as it is leak-proof and has a very high power starting ability.

The spiral cell configuration of this battery contributes to a strong power source with excellent safety.

It has a reserve capacity of 100 minutes and also very long shelf life.

Optima batteries are tested and approved for taking up to 200 amp load without any harm 

It has a dual cable installation and long side bolt battery terminals.

The value for cold cranking amps for this battery is 800 and it offers 15 times better vibration resistance than other batteries best suitable for trucks like Ford F150

For charging this battery, you would require a 13.8V to 15.0V battery charger and it would take around 6-12 hours for a complete charging cycle.

It is mountable in any position and also has a handle and battery holder for convenience.

Optima 8004-003 RedTop Features

  1. HIGH CRANKING ABILITY: With a power of 800 cca, it will just take you a couple of seconds to start the engine even in the coldest whether.
  2. SPIRAL CELL DESIGN: The spiral shaped cells used in this battery provides an extremely high power source.
  3. LONGER LIFE: It has a high reserve capacity of 100 minutes that provides a longer life to the battery.
  4. IDEAL FOR HEAVY USE: This battery can be utilised by heavy vehicles because it has a high power starting ability.


  • Dual cable installation
  • Battery holder and handle for ease of placement
  • It can be mounted in any position
  • Greater vibration resistance.


  • Some users have said that it is not worth the cost
  • Users have also faced problems while claiming the warranty

Optima 8004-003 RedTop FAQ’s

  1. Why does this battery have such an awkward spiral kind of shape?

    The optima redtop battery has 6 spiral shaped cells that provide greater power than other batteries. That’s why it has got such a shape.

  2. I need a second battery for my system, will this be good?

    Yes, you can have this battery as a secondary battery for your system. But, still we will suggest that having the same batteries would be much better.

  3. Do I myself need to fill the acid?

    No, not at all. Optima batteries are sealed and maintenance free. It comes fully charged with all the electrolyte already filled in the cells.

  4. How is it different from traditional car batteries?

    Traditional car batteries utilize rectangular stacked plates and the optima batteries have got spiral-shaped cells for extraordinary performance.

Final Words

A great battery with all the required features. Optima redtop batteries are extensively used everywhere. We hope that you liked this product.

Since, many of us cannot afford a new battery every time. We would like to suggest that you try to recondition your old battery for increasing its performance.

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