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Old 02-06-2005, 01:14 AM   #21
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yea the pics are coming, and everything is installed, now if i didnt blow the speakers......
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Here'* something you can do to clean it up some more. See where the blue wire leads? It'* under the maxi-fuse cover When it'* in. That way, you never see the power wire. That point is connected directly to the battery.

i have a 4 guage that goes into a two gauge, still not safe to hook up there?
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Here'* something you can do to clean it up some more. See where the blue wire leads? It'* under the maxi-fuse cover When it'* in. That way, you never see the power wire. That point is connected directly to the battery.

i have a 4 guage that goes into a two gauge, still not safe to hook up there?
do you mean that you have a 2 gague that goes into a 4 gague??? and I wouldnt recommend hooking it up there
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do you mean that you have a 2 gague that goes into a 4 gague??? and I wouldnt recommend hooking it up there
lol no from the battery its a 4 guage then right into the firewall it goes into a 8 guage sorry... i was tired last night lol
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do you mean that you have a 2 gague that goes into a 4 gague??? and I wouldnt recommend hooking it up there
lol no from the battery its a 4 guage then right into the firewall it goes into a 8 guage sorry... i was tired last night lol
I would say from an installer stand point that is NOT a good place to get power, but Jwkioff dosent to seem to have any problems. I would not recommend this but to each his own
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do you mean that you have a 2 gague that goes into a 4 gague??? and I wouldnt recommend hooking it up there
lol no from the battery its a 4 guage then right into the firewall it goes into a 8 guage sorry... i was tired last night lol
I would say from an installer stand point that is NOT a good place to get power, but Jwkioff dosent to seem to have any problems. I would not recommend this but to each his own
i would say that its fine if no bigger than 8AWG wire is ran.

make sure it is fused within 10" of the connection with no bigger than an 60A fuse
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do you mean that you have a 2 gague that goes into a 4 gague??? and I wouldnt recommend hooking it up there
lol no from the battery its a 4 guage then right into the firewall it goes into a 8 guage sorry... i was tired last night lol
I would say from an installer stand point that is NOT a good place to get power, but Jwkioff dosent to seem to have any problems. I would not recommend this but to each his own
i would say that its fine if no bigger than 8AWG wire is ran.

make sure it is fused within 10" of the connection with no bigger than an 60A fuse
yes fuse that wire, its ok within 12-18 inches, and im runnin a 200A fuse
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