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    Wire Question and How to wire? Help ASAP!

    I'm getting a 4-channel Punch amp, 25 x 4 rms. I was wondering what kind of power guage i would need.... do i need 10, 8, 4????

    Anyone of you know how to hook up front, rear speakers and tweeters to a 4-channel amp. If theres a picture, i could see, that would be great!!!







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    Check out this web site they have diagrams of just about everything
    http://www.eatel.net/~amptech/elecdisc/caraudio.htm

    As for the wire it depends on how long of a run the wire is going to be. Let me know



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    Well the amp is gonna be under my seat, so i would say the left corner about 3ft, the right corner maybe 4-5ft, and the rear left corner, 4-5ft, and the right rear corner, 5-6ft, i'm just guessing, might be lesser. What kind of speaker wire you recommend?
    Also i'm thinking getting a Punch 200.4, 2001 model. What would you recommend for the power wire guage?




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    The power wire length is what I was asking about Speaker wire ummm... 14gauge, 16gauge, 12gauge if you want overkill 14or 16 gauge should be just fine with that amount of power.



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    I would go with at least 4gauge for power if you can afford it. That way you will have a little room for expansion in the future.



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    Ya i'm ordering a 4 guage kit...
    But what would i use for the speaker wire...... 12 guage, etc...?
    What are you suggesting, not for the power wire




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    14 or 16 GAUGE 12 if you really want overkill.



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    Ya i was gonna say 14 or 16, what do you mean if i put 12 guage to over kill?




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    hes just saying that 12 gauge wire is many times more than what you would need for speaker wire



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    Precisely



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    Would 18 guage speaker wire and 8 guage power and ground be good enough for my Type R with a 500 or 600 watt amp?



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    How long is the run from the battery to the amp ?
    And you might want at least 16-14 gauge for the subs. Your planning on using more power than the other guy.



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    I'm estimating that my power wire will be 11 or 12 feet.



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    Okay is the 500w-600w max or RMS ?



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    My amp is 410w RMS, the profile 600MSX. I'm thinking 16 gauge.



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