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    what guage wire for ...

    componants, 14 or 16guage ? i got some 3-way CDT's and i picked up some 16g but it looks a little thin. should i use 14g? is that what most of you guys use for 6x9's and front stage?

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    Re: what guage wire for ...

    16ga is fine
    the tinsel leads on the speakers are maybe 20ga so you are fine.




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    Re: what guage wire for ...

    Quote Originally Posted by supa_c View Post
    16ga is fine
    the tinsel leads on the speakers are maybe 20ga so you are fine.
    ok thx supa!

    however, is there any performance benefits going up to 14g ? i assume no, but..



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    Head Unit :Pioneer Premier P660 w/ card remote
    Subwoofers :4-12" Pioneer Premier TSW-1241 (Dual-Voice Coils)
    Sub Amps :2 Zenon ASB-2200.1
    Speaker Amp:Soundstream Rubicon 604 (4Ch.)
    Rear Speak Fill:6x9 Infinity's
    Front Speak:CDT (CL-641 3-Way Comps in custom kickpods)
    Wires/Cables/Installation :2 runs of 0/1 guage, Knukonceptz RCA's, battery terminals, fuseholders, and 12,14 guage speaker wire and.. The Big 3
    Sound deadening : 30sq.ft of Secondskin & 150 B-Quiet Extreme for doors etc., 200 sq.ft of Edead v.2 for floors and trunk
    Box:6 Cu.Ft @32Hz
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    Re: what guage wire for ...

    no not really



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    Re: what guage wire for ...

    I use 12awg, but I got a 50ft spool of it for dirt cheap.



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    Re: what guage wire for ...

    Quote Originally Posted by bass_lover1 View Post
    I use 12awg, but I got a 50ft spool of it for dirt cheap.
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    Re: what guage wire for ...

    sounddomain has stinger wire for cheap and free shipping.
    i picked up 12g.





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