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Old 06-04-2003, 09:28 PM   #1
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Hey guys, what gauge of wire would you all suggest for a 600.1 amp? ive got a new RF 10 gauge and this stuff looks all too small....what about 0 gauge? Too big??
let me know. thank yas
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yah i think 0 would really be overkill you should go with 4 or if you want bigger but i think any smaller than 4 would cut back on power
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I would have to say 2-4 gauge because I was running 0 for 1200 watts.
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For one amp 4 gauge all the way through.
Two or more, 0 gauge to a distribution for 4 gauge to the amps.
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Bleh he isnt drawing to much power.... I think an 8 gauge wire could run power to that amp just fine....
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