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Old 11-08-2005, 09:46 PM   #1
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I know that there was a topic on this but cannot find. It was about using bigger power cable between the alternator and the battery resulting in better current flow. Anybody with info pipe in please!
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the batt ground, alt to the batt, and the chassis ground
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No pics by chance is there-- and what size cable would be good??
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what is your purpose of doing the big 3? system?

4ga would work fine more the majority of applications.
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The more mcm (million circular mil) area means less resistance. In other words, increase the awg size for lesser resistance. With the short runs of all these cables, I can't see any significant advantage gained. Just my .02.
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The more mcm (million circular mil) area means less resistance. In other words, increase the awg size for lesser resistance. With the short runs of all these cables, I can't see any significant advantage gained. Just my .02.
For guys with audio systems it does help with reducing dimming and can also reduce alternator noise in music.
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I had just remebered seeing something about it. I wondered if I would get any gains from it. I dont have a large audio system or anything just was asking around. Thanks for the input.
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