That's correct. Except that 12 gage wire should be fused for 20 amps, not 70. Originally posted by Savant And, yes... if your wires are too small, you can't get enough current to your amps to run properly.. though, your fuses should be the proper size for the WIRE.. or you can start a fire if you over-work the wires.. If you aren't blowing fuses then you probably aren't even sucking all 70 (ish) amperes on your 12 gauge.. *shrug*
Most of the car battery cables I see at auto parts stores are 4 gage at best. I guess they figgure you can draw 200 amps through it while cranking your engine over cuz' it's only for a few seconds.
Can you buy 2 gage terminals at auto parts stores, or do you gotta pay through the nose for gold plated ones at Tweeter?
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