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Optima D51 Yellow Top Battery

Optima D51 Yellow Top Battery
BM Part #: OPT-D51
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Warranty: 1-3 Years
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Specifications: Features:
BM Part #: OPT-D51
Voltage: 12 Volt
Capacity: 38 Ah
Cold Cranking Amps: 450 CCA
Type: AGM
Warranty: 1-3 Years
Shipping Weight: 26.00 Pounds
Length: 9.31"
Width: 5.06"
Height: 8.94"
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  • Deep-cycle and cranking power
  • Up to two times longer life
  • More than 15 times the vibration resistance
  • Completely spillproof, mountable in virtually any position
  • Maintenance-free
  • Faster recharging
  • Optimal starting power
  • 300+ discharge/recharge cycles

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OPTIMA® YELLOWTOP® D51 Ultra high-performance SPIRALCELL TECHNOLOGY® AGM (absorbent glass mat) dual-purpose deep-cycle and starting battery. OPTIMA® YELLOWTOP® batteries have three times the cycling capability (rechargeability) with ultimate cranking power for your auto, car or truck to outperform traditional batteries. Perfect for powering heavy electrical loads, including winches, audio systems, inverters, and other demanding vehicle accessories and electronics. Lower internal resistance provides more efficient power output and faster recharges.

The OPTIMA® model number for this battery is D51. If you are replacing an OPTIMA® battery you already have, this model is the same as batteries marked 8071-167, 9071-167, 27951, YEL51, SC51DA, or N99D51YEL.

Battery Model: D51
Part Number: 8071-167
NSN: 6140-01-523-6288
UPC Code: 8 11405 00007 2

Performance Data

Cold Cranking Amps: 450
Cranking Amps: 575
Nominal Voltage: 12 volts
Open Circuit Voltage (fully charged): 13.1 volts
Internal Resistance (fully charged): 0.0046 ohms
Capacity: 38 Ah (C/20)
Reserve Capacity: BCI: 66 minutes (25 amp discharge, 80F (26.7C ), to 10.5 volts cutoff)

Physical Characteristics

Plate Design:

High purity lead-tin alloy.  Wound cell configuration utilizing proprietary


Sulfuric acid, H2SO4

Case: Polypropylene
Case Color: Light Gray
Cover Color: OPTIMA Yellow
Group Size: BCI: 51
Post Type: SAE Post
Weight: 26 lb
Length: 9.31 in
Width: 5.06 in
Height: 8.94 in


CCA (BCI 0F): 450 amps
MCA (BCI 32F): 575 amps

Recommended Charging

The following charging methods are recommended to ensure a long battery life:
(Always use a voltage regulated charger with voltage limits set as described below.)

Model: D51 and D51R
These batteries are designed for starting and deep cycling applications and for use in
vehicles with large accessory loads.

Recommended Charging Information

Alternator: 13.65 to 15.0 volts
Battery Charger: 13.8 to 15.0 volts; 10 amps maximum; 6-12 hours approximate
Float Charge: 13.2 to 13.8 volts; 1 amp maximum (indefinite time at lower voltages)
Rapid Recharge (Constant voltage charger): Maximum voltage 15.6 volts. No current limit as long as battery temperature remains below 125F (51.7C). Charge until current drops below 1 amp.
Cyclic or Series String Applications::

14.7 volts. No current limit as long as battery temperature remains below 125F (51.7C). When current falls below 1 amp, finish with 2 amp constant current for 1 hour.

Shipping and Transportation Information

OP TIMA batteries can be shipped by AIR . The battery is nonspillable and is tested according to ICAO Technical Instructions DOC . 9284-AN/905 to meet the requirements of Packing Instructions No. 806 and is classified as non-regulated by IATA S pecial Provision A-48 and A-67 for UN2800.
Terminals must be protected from short circuit.

The Optima D51 Yellow Top Battery has been cross-referenced to be compatible and replace these OEM part numbers and models:


  • YearsMakeModelEngine
  • 2001-2005AcuraELL4 1.7L
  • 1986-1989AcuraIntegraL4 1.6L
  • 1985-1991ChevroletSprintL3 1.0L
  • 1987-1988ChryslerConquestL4 2.6L
  • 1987-1990DodgeColtL4 1.5L
  • 1993-1995DodgeColtL4 1.5L
  • 1987-1990DodgeColtL4 1.6L
  • 1989-1990DodgeColtL4 1.8L
  • 1993-1994DodgeColtL4 1.8L
  • 1984-1991DodgeColtL4 2.0L
  • 1993-1994DodgeColtL4 2.4L
  • 1984-1986DodgeConquestL4 2.6L
  • 1989-1989DodgeRaiderL4 2.6L
  • 1989-1989DodgeRam 50L4 2.0L
  • 1990-1993DodgeRam 50L4 2.4L
  • 1989-1989DodgeRam 50L4 2.6L
  • 1993-1996EagleSummitL4 1.5L
  • 1990-1990EagleSummitL4 1.6L
  • 1993-1996EagleSummitL4 1.8L
  • 1993-1996EagleSummitL4 2.4L
  • 1989-1989GeoMetroL3 1.0L
  • 1971-1973GMCSprintV8 5.0L
  • 1971-1972GMCSprintV8 6.6L
  • 1976-1978HondaAccordL4 1.6L
  • 1979-1983HondaAccordL4 1.8L
  • 1973-1979HondaCivicL4 1.2L
  • 1980-1987HondaCivicL4 1.3L
  • 1975-1991HondaCivicL4 1.5L
  • 1988-1991HondaCivicL4 1.6L
  • 2001-2005HondaCivicL4 1.7L
  • 1988-1991HondaCRXL4 1.5L
  • 1988-1991HondaCRXL4 1.6L
  • 2000-2006HondaInsightL3 1.0L
  • 1979-1982HondaPreludeL4 1.8L
  • 2000-2003HondaS2000L4 2.0L
  • 2004-2009HondaS2000L4 2.2L
  • 1984-1984HondaWagovanL4 1.5L
  • 1986-1987HondaWagovanL4 1.5L
  • 1983-1987HyundaiPonyL4 1.4L
  • 1986-1986HyundaiPonyL4 1.5L
  • 1984-1985HyundaiPonyL4 1.6L
  • 1987-1987HyundaiPonyL4 1.6L
  • 1987-1987HyundaiStellarL4 2.0L
  • 1983-1988MitsubishiCordiaL4 1.8L
  • 1984-1988MitsubishiCordiaL4 2.0L
  • 1989-1993MitsubishiGalantL4 2.0L
  • 1985-1987MitsubishiGalantL4 2.4L
  • 1988-1988MitsubishiGalantV6 3.0L
  • 1983-1989MitsubishiMighty MaxL4 2.0L
  • 1990-1996MitsubishiMighty MaxL4 2.4L
  • 1983-1985MitsubishiMighty MaxL4 2.6L
  • 1988-1989MitsubishiMighty MaxL4 2.6L
  • 1985-1989MitsubishiMirageL4 1.5L
  • 1993-1996MitsubishiMirageL4 1.5L
  • 1985-1989MitsubishiMirageL4 1.6L
  • 1993-1996MitsubishiMirageL4 1.8L
  • 1983-1989MitsubishiMonteroL4 2.6L
  • 1983-1988MitsubishiStarionL4 2.6L
  • 1987-1990MitsubishiVanL4 2.4L
  • 1987-1990PlymouthColtL4 1.5L
  • 1993-1995PlymouthColtL4 1.5L
  • 1987-1990PlymouthColtL4 1.6L
  • 1989-1990PlymouthColtL4 1.8L
  • 1993-1994PlymouthColtL4 1.8L
  • 1987-1991PlymouthColtL4 2.0L
  • 1993-1994PlymouthColtL4 2.4L
  • 1984-1986PlymouthConquestL4 2.6L
  • 1985-1989PontiacFireflyL3 1.0L
  • 2012-2012ScioniQL4 1.3L
  • 1988-1995SuzukiSamuraiL4 1.3L
  • 1989-1989SuzukiSidekickL4 1.3L
  • 1989-1995SuzukiSidekickL4 1.6L
  • 1992-1994SuzukiSwiftL3 1.0L
  • 1989-1994SuzukiSwiftL4 1.3L
  • 1992-1993SuzukiSwiftL4 1.6L

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