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    Is it ok for two wires to come out of the fuse holder?

    The guy at the shop made one 4 gauge wire going into a fuse holder, and two 8 gauge wires coming out of the fuse holder. He did it in this fuse holder http://scosche.com/products/productID/1763 (is that bad; am I losing power?) The fuse holder is only supposed to have 1 wire come out, but he has two out of the same output. He did this so I didnt need a Distribution block.


    PS: I decided to buy a distribution block and do it myself from here. Cand I get rid of the fuse holder and replace it with the distribution block? The distribution block has fuses....







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    Re: Is it ok for two wires to come out of the fuse holder?

    id tell the guy to **** himself and do it right, even though it prolly wont harm nothing its only for 1 wire in and 1 wire out, no matter if its 4 or 8ga



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    Re: Is it ok for two wires to come out of the fuse holder?

    Quote Originally Posted by BeAlLsTaR13 View Post
    id tell the guy to **** himself and do it right, even though it prolly wont harm nothing its only for 1 wire in and 1 wire out, no matter if its 4 or 8ga
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    Re: Is it ok for two wires to come out of the fuse holder?

    Quote Originally Posted by middlemaniac View Post
    The guy at the shop made one 4 gauge wire going into a fuse holder, and two 8 gauge wires coming out of the fuse holder. He did it in this fuse holder http://scosche.com/products/productID/1763 (is that bad; am I losing power?) The fuse holder is only supposed to have 1 wire come out, but he has two out of the same output. He did this so I didnt need a Distribution block.


    PS: I decided to buy a distribution block and do it myself from here. Cand I get rid of the fuse holder and replace it with the distribution block? The distribution block has fuses....
    the distribution block is the best way so each item will have its on proper fusing




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    Re: Is it ok for two wires to come out of the fuse holder?

    Quote Originally Posted by Louisiana_CRX View Post
    lol
    well its true -_-


    i'd use a fused distro



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    Re: Is it ok for two wires to come out of the fuse holder?

    as long as both 8 gauge wires are securely tightened in the fuse holder output then it is should be fine as long as the fuse in the holder is rated higher than the capacity of the wires.
    Yes you can replace it with a fused distro block, will you gain anything but looks? Doubtful.

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    Re: Is it ok for two wires to come out of the fuse holder?

    so can I get rid of the fuse holder, and replace it with a distribution block????? What size fuse should I put into the distro block? I am going to have a 4 gauge wire in the distro block, and two 8 gauges coming out....the amps already have fuses, but one is 600RMS(1200max) and the other is 140 RMS(400max)




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    Re: Is it ok for two wires to come out of the fuse holder?

    So just replace this http://img25.imageshack.us/img25/1634/img1499sd.jpg with this http://scosche.com/products/productID/756 right ? and what power should the fuses be??? I have one 600RMS(1200max) monoblock amp, and one 160RMS(400max) amp....and yes they already have fuses in them...




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    Re: Is it ok for two wires to come out of the fuse holder?

    pm'em you




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    Re: Is it ok for two wires to come out of the fuse holder?

    Looks like he did an alright job...i dont see a problem with it. Looks like you also have 4g coming off the batt then 2 runs of 8g? wtf?




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