Good For You Rick!
Jim Knox, 91 Dak
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Barnes" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 8:14 AM
Subject: RE: DML: New Sneaks!
> Bob, good stuff that you are getting caught up on the Dak! (Daksy)
> I have an Optima and recently the truck's door was left open for a long
> weekend and ran it completely down. After an overnight charge, it was
> as new. Most of the batteries I have owned will not recover from a full
> discharge, so I am happy with the Optima.
> We had a blast in Detroit but I did not get to go to Auburn Hills for the
> Chrysler Museum, I politely turned down an offer to go to the Henry Ford
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Bill Day
> Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2005 1:06 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: DML: New Sneaks!
> S[eaking of batteries.. I am going on my fourth year with my Duralast
> from Autozone. This is probably the best battery I have ever had in my
> I would buy another one of these. Last winter, after my truck sat for
> weeks. I went outside and turned it over like it was 70 deg. outside.
> Amazing battery.
> On Sunday October 23 2005 3:53 pm, DAKSY wrote:
>> Hey, DML!
>> Got the new 32x11.50BFG KOs on! The DAKSY sits TALL & rides good!
>> Seein as I was a Sears, & she was still crankin on the OEM battery (6
>> YEARS!), I figgered WTF, throw in a Diehard Gold while she was there...I
>> guess I'm one of the lucky ones - battery-wise...
>> When I joined the list 5+ years ago, everyone was gripin about the POS
>> batteries in our DAKs...
>> "Put in an Optima this or that..."
>> Mine held up great! I'll admit, tho, for a while last winter she seemed
>> be crankin slowly, but I 've never had to jump her - even on the coldest
>> days the "Hawk" throws at us Noreasterners...
>> Could be because of a technique an old gnarly motorhead tole me 'bout
>> in the 70s...
>> Turn your headlights on for about 10 seconds & then turn em off - PRIOR
>> hitting the starter...
>> A hot battery has more crankin amps is what he said...
>> Been doin exactly that for almost 30 years without a problem...
>> Ennyhoo, back to some minor rub at full crank of the wheels, but nuthin I
>> can't minimize!
>> Maybe I'll get to the multi-function switch after we clean the garage...
>> Bob Smith (DAKSY2K on AIM)
>> 2K DAK SY Sport + V6 4X4 5Speed
>> WebPage URL: http://home.nycap.rr.com/daksy/
> Bill Day
> "A rich man isn't always wealthy, he just has all the love he can give and
> ever wanted.."
> http://counter.li.org #384146 284016
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