Re: caps - what do they do or what do they supposedly do?
Bullshit. Someone show me the Physics that says the electrons in a battery flow slower than the speed of light and I'll buy him a beer.
Originally Posted by geolemon
Capacitors are used in car audio because
(1) They look cool
(2) Under certain conditions they can actually help reduce headlight dimming
(3) Manufacturers push them on unknowledgeable people.
Under ALL circumstances, lowering the impedance of your charging system (heavy duty alternator, fatter wires, etc) will do much more than a capacitor. That's why "cap" is a dirty word around here.
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