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    How are you using 0 Gauge?

    Keep hearing you guys referencing the 0 gauge wire. Got 2 great amps but it says max 4 gauge in and 8 gauge out?

    How can you use the 0 gauge?

    Appreciate your help

    Thanks in advance







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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    We use different amps?

    Wrong section btw...




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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    You use a distribution block.

    0awg in, smaller gauges out.




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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    It depends on the size of the amp, bigger amps bigger wires. If yours is four guage max then just use four guage.


    Or you can do what Jim mentioned.
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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dpc69ss View Post
    It depends on the size of the amp, bigger amps bigger wires. If yours is four guage max the just use four guage.


    Or you can do what Jim mentioned.
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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    yepper many higher end amps take 0 gauge Like my sundown 1500's they take 0 as do many others. Or like said use a distro block or reducers



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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    Distribution block or reducers




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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    buy some better amps



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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    Quote Originally Posted by csu87 View Post
    buy some better amps
    seriously? you can surely provide him with better advice than this. If you don't wanna help the guy why even bother posting? I'm sure you are one of those that knew all there is to know about audio when you started right?

    OP, like suggested above purchase a distribution block with 0 gauge inputs and 4 gauge outputs. Problem solved. Good luck



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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    yeah CSU ,,, u came into my thread & had a ******** thing to say as well. if u cant provide decent info STFU




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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    What are you considering great amps? And you just are running the power numbers to have 0 gauge wire. Around 1500 watts is when amps start to require 0 gauge inputs.




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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    I dont see wasting your money on 0 gauge if your amp requires 4 gauge

    If you ever upgrade then id be looking into 0 gauge.



    Since I sold my 3500D and pulled my HDC3s out Im running a temp setup with a Kicker 400.1 amp with my 0 gauge. It actually fit fine in the terminals



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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    Quote Originally Posted by Popwarhomie View Post
    I dont see wasting your money on 0 gauge if your amp requires 4 gauge
    Because power is lost over a long run of wire.





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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    If the amp won't accept anything bigger then 4ga. there is no need for a bigger wire. A high quality 4ga wire will provide the amp with all the power it needs up to about 20ft. You could upgrade your big 3 with 0 gauge to see a gain there or if you wanted to run the 0 ga in case you ever upgraded amps reducers or distro block as said before..



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    Re: How are you using 0 Gauge?

    Quote Originally Posted by csu87 View Post
    buy some better amps
    There are plenty of good amps that won't accept 0 gauge. Dumb comment.



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