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Old 09-13-2003, 05:34 PM   #1
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WIll i need to do modifications to the power system of the car if i add a 4 channel amp that makes about 30 or 40watts x 4 (kenwood) and another amp for two 12inch subs (MTX) in a sealed enclosure? The subwoofer amp will probably be a kenwood 2 channel amp bridged into one channel and puts out 460watts bridged, and 800watts max

Is this going to be too much of a power drain on the car?
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WIll i need to do modifications to the power system of the car if i add a 4 channel amp that makes about 30 or 40watts x 4 (kenwood) and another amp for two 12inch subs (MTX) in a sealed enclosure? The subwoofer amp will probably be a kenwood 2 channel amp bridged into one channel and puts out 460watts bridged, and 800watts max

Is this going to be too much of a power drain on the car?
Sorry couldnt help it :(
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WIll i need to do modifications to the power system of the car if i add a 4 channel amp that makes about 30 or 40watts x 4 (kenwood) and another amp for two 12inch subs (MTX) in a sealed enclosure? The subwoofer amp will probably be a kenwood 2 channel amp bridged into one channel and puts out 460watts bridged, and 800watts max

Is this going to be too much of a power drain on the car?
Sorry couldnt help it :(
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4 gauge wire kit and a cap wil help!
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Well what year is the car. Cuz when I had my '91 Bonnie all I had was a 1 farad cap, 4 channel Kenwood and the MTX 150x2 powering my 3 tens, and that would drain my battery like crazy when the bass hit. Ended up going through 3 alternators cuz of that system.
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