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    Inline fuse...how close to battery?

    I know people say to have your inline fuse on the power wire WITHIN 18" of the battery...but is it a problem if you have it to close? I was wiring mine up today, and I have the inline fuse only about 2" from the battery connection...is this ok?







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    Re: Inline fuse...how close to battery?

    i say yes.



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    Re: Inline fuse...how close to battery?

    18" or less is fine.

    The idea is that you want as little of the wire run exposed to shorting out before the fuse.

    As close as possible, while giving a safe connection is best.



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    Re: Inline fuse...how close to battery?

    there are some people that run fused battery posts, completly eliminating the inline fuse and the danger for shorts before the fuse. I am one of them.




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    Re: Inline fuse...how close to battery?

    less than 12"




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    Re: Inline fuse...how close to battery?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnecon2001
    there are some people that run fused battery posts, completly eliminating the inline fuse and the danger for shorts before the fuse. I am one of them.
    where can you get one that will accept ANL fuses and 1\0 guage wire?




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    Re: Inline fuse...how close to battery?

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    where can you get one that will accept ANL fuses and 1\0 guage wire?
    knukconeptz....just bought one for 20 bucks..the **** thing is huge




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    Re: Inline fuse...how close to battery?

    Phoenix Gold make one that combines two KF/AFS fuses. 2 150A KF/AFS = 300A. The post has one 1/0 output that is unfused + an 8awg one and then the fused 1/0 output.

    I love mine, it kicks asss.

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    Re: Inline fuse...how close to battery?

    what all should be going to your positive wire? seems like i have a couple too many things. i hvae liek....3 wires + my amp power wire.




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    Re: Inline fuse...how close to battery?

    Quote Originally Posted by stuwad21
    knukconeptz....just bought one for 20 bucks..the **** thing is huge
    nod i have that too, it is ginormous



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