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    Icon32 to cap or not to cap, that is the question...

    I have 2 8" RF Punch XLC runnign right now off a hifonics Zeus z400 amp, 2 ohms, etc, they hit liek mudda for 8's lol i love em, unfortunately, with only these 2 running and no otehr amp, my lights dim when idling, and the interior lights dim occasionally when driving, not the headlights tho.
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    Oh wait, i forgot what was turly the worst part lol. My 12" RF Punch Power DVC is jsut sitting in the triple box, with no power running to it yet! I DO want to hook it up, but i am definitely ahving some power issues here lol, the plan is a JBL 1200.1 or a JBL600.1, depending on the cash flow issue.
    Should I cap, get a new alternator? what should i do?! I need help! lol.

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    definatley get a cap, caps work good for getting the lights not to dimm when the bass also might think about getting your alternator re wound....good luck

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    I would eventually look into getting both. But, caps work great, no more lights dimming when the bass pounds.


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