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    What size Ground wire?

    I have a JL 1000/1 and a 300/4. I am using a 0 guage power wire. Should my ground wire from the chasis to the amp be the same size? Should I upgrade my ground wire from the battery post to the chassis as well?







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    Yes and yes. Bigger wire can never hurt.





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    run 4 gauge wire from your amp to the battery and a 4 gauge from the amp to the ground.



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    Originally posted by Dreamworkz
    4 gauge from the amp to the ground.
    Absolutely not...it's never good to run smaller ground wire then power wire.





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    u are supposed to use the same size wire when doing power and ground. not different sizes



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    Originally posted by Dreamworkz
    u are supposed to use the same size wire when doing power and ground. not different sizes
    No, you CAN use different sizes...i.e. you can use 4 guage power and 0 guage ground...but he is using 0 guage power, you said use 4 guage ground, which is a big no no.





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    you guys obviously dont know what u are talking about. You always have to u use the same size on your power and ground to keep the amp running correctly. Why dont u write down **** before u post it cause it makes u look like a huge idiot



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    Originally posted by Dreamworkz
    you guys obviously dont know what u are talking about. You always have to u use the same size on your power and ground to keep the amp running correctly. Why dont u write down **** before u post it cause it makes u look like a huge idiot
    Lol, read this whole thread, you suggested using 4 guage ground for someone that is using 0 guage power, you schmuck.





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    i didnt say that he had to use a different size power and ground i meant for the size amp he is running he doesnt need that big of a power and ground. Its useless. He can do what the **** he wants but 0 gauge isnt needed for a 1000.1 amp. When u get up and above there u go with i knot power.


    Thers a foot in your mouth rookie



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    Originally posted by snova031
    Lol, read this whole thread, you suggested using 4 guage ground for someone that is using 0 guage power, you schmuck.
    actually he recommended 4 awg power too




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    Originally posted by Dreamworkz
    i didnt say that he had to use a different size power and ground i meant for the size amp he is running he doesnt need that big of a power and ground. Its useless. He can do what the **** he wants but 0 gauge isnt needed for a 1000.1 amp. When u get up and above there u go with i knot power.


    Thers a foot in your mouth rookie
    Lol, rookie. He doesn't need 0 guage, but he already ****ING HAS IT!!! Why in the world would you tell him to get 4 guage ground if he is running 0 guage power? Contradiction is a *****, isnt it?





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    thanks brock



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    Originally posted by snova031
    Lol, rookie. He doesn't need 0 guage, but he already ****ING HAS IT!!! Why in the world would you tell him to get 4 guage ground if he is running 0 guage power? Contradiction is a *****, isnt it?
    You are a ****ing idiot do u not read the whole post or are u just cant see through your lazy eye. I said that he should go with the same size power and ground to even everything out b/c HIS AMP ISNT THAT BIG IT IS SMALL LIKE YOUR BRAIN.



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    Ah, well my fault, thought you said 4 guage from batt to alt. He still has in excess of 1000 watts running, I'd suggest 0 guage nonetheless.





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    Originally posted by Dreamworkz
    You are a ****ing idiot do u not read the whole post or are u just cant see through your lazy eye. I said that he should go with the same size power and ground to even everything out b/c HIS AMP ISNT THAT BIG IT IS SMALL LIKE YOUR BRAIN.
    Lol, take it to the flame forum shall we? I don't think too many people are going to like you here, you aren't picking the right people to **** with...





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