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    Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    instead i might put like 4/0 welding wire or is that to big is it hard to put bigger wire on ??? i will be taking my car to a car audio install in austing tx to do this. So will it be hard to put on wire i have my own 4/0 wire i just dont want to buy 1/0 wire from them.







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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    http://www.caraudio.com/forum/showthread.php?t=166038
    you need to use whatever size corresponds with the total power you're running.






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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    wow, 4/0 is huge, i'm doing 2/0 and it's way big enough...u can do it, won't hurt anything



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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    Quote Originally Posted by stishdr View Post
    wow, 4/0 is huge, i'm doing 2/0 and it's way big enough...u can do it, won't hurt anything
    4 is smaller than 2






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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    im doign the biggest wire they make which was 4 aught i thought?




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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    Quote Originally Posted by trunks9_us View Post
    im doign the biggest wire they make which was 4 aught i thought?
    0 guage is alot bigger than 4 guage.






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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    not 4 gauge 4 aught 1/0 is 1 aught so isnt 4/0 4 aught?
    Quote Originally Posted by kcdc30 View Post
    0 guage is alot bigger than 4 guage.




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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    Quote Originally Posted by kcdc30 View Post
    4 is smaller than 2
    there is

    0000 = 4/0
    000 = 3/0
    00 = 2/0
    0
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    2
    4
    6
    8
    10
    12
    etc




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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    yeah, 4/0 is very large. you are correct. are you running 5000 watts rms?






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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    well i am putting in 0000 then cause i work in a warehouse and i just found out that i have the terminals to fit on. but i dont know if they will fit on the car or not.




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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    Quote Originally Posted by nate2587 View Post
    there is

    0000 = 4/0
    000 = 3/0
    00 = 2/0
    0
    1
    2
    4
    6
    8
    10
    12
    etc
    yeah. alot of people write 4 guage as 4/0 which is wrong. clarifying.






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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    i will be running about 3200 rms but still why not i mena i have the wire for free plus terminals u know.




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    Quote Originally Posted by trunks9_us View Post
    well i am putting in 0000 then cause i work in a warehouse and i just found out that i have the terminals to fit on. but i dont know if they will fit on the car or not.
    how much power are you running?






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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    www.weldingsupply.com

    but i also hear that 2/0 welding wire = 1/0 car audio wire cause of more strands




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    Re: Will i notice a difference by putting bigger wire than 1/0?

    if i wanted to run 4/0 to a dist block how would i do this? so i can make it into 2 or 4 gauge.

    Quote Originally Posted by trunks9_us View Post
    i will be running about 3200 rms but still why not i mena i have the wire for free plus terminals u know.




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