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    Grounding second battery, questions

    I need to ground my second battery, and the kinetik manual says its best to ground from negative terminal on battery to negative terminal on startup battery. does it really matter that much where its grounded? I always thought that grounding to the frame somewhere would have the same effect as grounding to the battery. The reason i am asking is if i have to ground to the battery, i need to buy another 20ft of grounding wire



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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    Yes, run it to the front battery.



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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    okay, but i dont understand the benefits of it is what i am asking hehe.



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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    ttt



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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    I would like to know as well.



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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    ttt, gonna ground elsewhere if i cant get a reason to run the ground to the other battery lol. dont wanna spend that $50 if i dont have to.

    Hey the727kid, where is your kinetik2000 grounded?



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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    I always ground the main battery to the second battery....




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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    Dont you want your ground to be as short as possible??

    Grounding to the front battery is the same as grounding to the frame.



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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    I run Batcaps and that is how they recommend in their instructions....




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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    i ground my 2nd in the back



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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Louisiana_CRX View Post
    I run Batcaps and that is how they recommend in their instructions....
    Its just like how some people say "grounding the amp to the battery is the best". It all goes to the same place. The frame..



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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    Except on a Unibody...there is no frame....




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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

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    Except on a Unibody...there is no frame....
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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    okay thats exactly what i thought, grounding in the back then with the extra 4ga from my sisters stereo. thanks for the clarification everyone.

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    Re: Grounding second battery, questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Supergumby5000 View Post
    okay thats exactly what i thought, grounding in the back then with the extra 4ga from my sisters stereo. thanks for the clarification everyone.

    Almost done with install! all wires ran, now i just need to finish up the box and wait for the Kinetik to get here......
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