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    Thanks, Bruce. I suspected that to be the case,...

    Thanks, Bruce. I suspected that to be the case, but just thought I'd throw it out there for more experienced folks to consider.
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    Transmission Swap?

    Both of my C5s with auto transmissions run great on track -- for about 15 minutes, after which the transmissions overheat. From all the articles, forum posts, etc., that I've read, I've given up on...
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    OEM Brake Pads

    For "daily driving" purposes, is there any compelling reason to upgrade my C5's brake pads? I put on better pads for autocross and HPDE/PDX events, but I'm reluctant to spend extra money to replace...
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    I've put Optima yellow tops in two Priuses -- my...

    I've put Optima yellow tops in two Priuses -- my wife's and mine -- because the OEM batteries that Toyota puts in them do a really lousy job of dealing with the repeated discharging and recharging...
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    Unfortunately, I don't have a garage, so using a...

    Unfortunately, I don't have a garage, so using a trickle charger is problematic unless I either take the battery out of the car or leave an extension cord running from the shed to the carport. Would...
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    Thanks for all the good info, especially about...

    Thanks for all the good info, especially about the RC rating, which is something I'd never given a moment's thought to.
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    The reserve capacity rating indicated on the...

    The reserve capacity rating indicated on the battery is 95.
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    With the engine running, the voltage across the...

    With the engine running, the voltage across the battery posts is 14.2, which is outside your 13.2-14.0 charging system voltage range; what (if anything) does that tell you?

    Your suggestion to...
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    Battery Voltage Drop Question

    Two months ago I replaced my C5's battery; the old one wouldn't turn the engine over, just as I was getting ready to leave on a trip, and I didn't want to recharge it only to have it die again when I...
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