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    JBL BP-1200.1Z Power Issues?

    I am going to be purchasing a JBL 1200.1 either today or tomorrow. I am slightly concerned about power issues however. I have a stock alternator and a stock battery. Does this amp pull a lot of power? Would it be wise for me to purchase and install a new alternator or batter as well? If it's possible I would like to avoid installing new car parts since I don't really plan on having my current vehicle for much longer. Thanks for the help.







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    Re: JBL BP-1200.1Z Power Issues?

    Bumpity bump bump bump.




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    Re: JBL BP-1200.1Z Power Issues?

    it pulls around 120 amps at full power... i would recommend the big3 upgrade / HO alternator. im not completely done with the big 3 but i regrounded a few things and it helped out alot.



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    Re: JBL BP-1200.1Z Power Issues?

    What exactly does the "Big 3 upgrade" consist of?




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    Re: JBL BP-1200.1Z Power Issues?

    do a search for "magic-3", "big-3", and get on SoundDomain.com... there is an excellent tutorial there.. would someone mind posting a link, im too lazy to do it myself.



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    Re: JBL BP-1200.1Z Power Issues?

    Thanks for the information guys.




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    Re: JBL BP-1200.1Z Power Issues?

    There are numerous other threads on the same upgrade - if you have any other questions just let us know and I'm sure we will be able to steer you in the right direction.

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    Re: JBL BP-1200.1Z Power Issues?

    Is this upgrade dangerous? After reading through that tutorial, I noticed that the guy said something about a battery blowing up... Has this really ever happened?




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    Re: JBL BP-1200.1Z Power Issues?

    naw... fuse your + battery to + alternator with like a 200+ amp fuse.. shouldnt be a problem at all. i did the grounding parts, i just have to buy a 200 amp inline fuse to complete it.



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