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    HO ALT do I need it??

    Okay building up a new system and this is basically my first somewhat big system, just wondering what electrical upgrades Im gunna need. Im going to have an sp4 15 wired down to 1 ohm on a Crescendo BC3500. These are the electrical upgrades i will have: optima yellow top in the front and an XS d3400 in the rear with 3 runs of 0 gauge going back to the battery and of corse the Big 3 upgrade. Its all gunna be in a chevy silverado which has a 130 amp alt stock. My main question is do I absolutely need a ho alt? its not really in my budget at the moment and I would rather do without one for the time being if thats possible. please let me know if you guys think ill be fine until I can get one? Thanks







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    Re: HO ALT do I need it??

    Yes. That's way past what I'd run on a stock alt.



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    Re: HO ALT do I need it??

    yes if you wanna run full tlt




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    Re: HO ALT do I need it??

    good recommendations that are affordable? and what size should i be looking at?




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    Re: HO ALT do I need it??

    Quote Originally Posted by Justin braaapp View Post
    good recommendations that are affordable? and what size should i be looking at?
    250 amp at least ,singer ,dc power, ea , stinger, excessive ,mechman




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    Re: HO ALT do I need it??

    Depends on your definition of affordable. But if you can afford all of that sweet gear you're running, you can definitely afford something as nice as my broke ass has, lol.

    Mike Singer, ftw. but no one else is allowed to have pink...



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    Re: HO ALT do I need it??

    Quote Originally Posted by av83 View Post
    Depends on your definition of affordable. But if you can afford all of that sweet gear you're running, you can definitely afford something as nice as my broke ass has, lol.

    Mike Singer, ftw. but no one else is allowed to have pink...
    haha im getting most of it used but all in great shape. how much did that alt run you?




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    Re: HO ALT do I need it??

    Quote Originally Posted by Justin braaapp View Post
    haha im getting most of it used but all in great shape. how much did that alt run you?
    Mike's alts are all custom built to to order. They are all priced according to how much the parts will cost, how much time it'll take, and what options you pick. So, what I paid really doesn't matter. But it's every bit as capable as the best DC alt I could get for my car... except a couple hundred dollars less lol. I highly recommend the 6 phase hairpin option. Beasts at making power at idle/low rpm's.



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    Quote Originally Posted by av83 View Post
    Mike's alts are all custom built to to order. They are all priced according to how much the parts will cost, how much time it'll take, and what options you pick. So, what I paid really doesn't matter. But it's every bit as capable as the best DC alt I could get for my car... except a couple hundred dollars less lol. I highly recommend the 6 phase hairpin option. Beasts at making power at idle/low rpm's.
    my next singer will be a 6 phase hairpin external reg 310 amp ,soon




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    Re: HO ALT do I need it??

    Quote Originally Posted by av83 View Post
    Mike's alts are all custom built to to order. They are all priced according to how much the parts will cost, how much time it'll take, and what options you pick. So, what I paid really doesn't matter. But it's every bit as capable as the best DC alt I could get for my car... except a couple hundred dollars less lol. I highly recommend the 6 phase hairpin option. Beasts at making power at idle/low rpm's.
    just sent him an inquiry thanks




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    my next singer will be a 6 phase hairpin external reg 310 amp ,soon
    Winning.


    But you can't have a pink one either. Sorry.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Justin braaapp View Post
    just sent him an inquiry thanks
    Good shit, man. Mike's a really, really good dude too. Like, seriously, probably the nicest guy in car audio right now. He'll take excellent care of you.



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    Quote Originally Posted by av83 View Post
    Winning.


    But you can't have a pink one either. Sorry.
    mine will be white to match the truck and my hdd subs




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    Re: HO ALT do I need it??

    Quote Originally Posted by mylows10 View Post
    mine will be white to match the truck and my hdd subs
    I wonder if Tantric will put a pink carbon dustcap on the shd I'm gonna run. Hmmm...



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    Re: HO ALT do I need it??

    I would run a pair of 200's or 250's or your stock alt with like a 300 amp.



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