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    Does a run of ground wire from front to rear necessary??

    im having voltage drops more then i should. 200 amp alt, 2 2400s in the rear and 0 gauge all around and still drops to much. i am running an old school US2000X, so it does pull some current, but not like this. is runnin a 0 gauge ground from front bat to rear bat gonna do a dramatic difference? thanks all-----Rob







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    Re: Does a run of ground wire from front to rear necessary??

    Tell me exactly all of the ground you have, front and rear...

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    Re: Does a run of ground wire from front to rear necessary??

    I do on all cars now <last couple years>due to most cars are unibodys...




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    Re: Does a run of ground wire from front to rear necessary??

    i have a run for a ground and it helped my voltage




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    Re: Does a run of ground wire from front to rear necessary??

    Quote Originally Posted by ngsm13 View Post
    Tell me exactly all of the ground you have, front and rear...

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    front, big 3 all 0 gauge, then i have 0 gauge ground connecting the 2 rear bats then a run off the final bat to the frame.....should i make a run of ground from front bat to the rear bat??




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    Re: Does a run of ground wire from front to rear necessary??

    Quote Originally Posted by dropbottommazda View Post
    I do on all cars now <last couple years>due to most cars are unibodys...
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    Re: Does a run of ground wire from front to rear necessary??

    Wouldn't hurt.

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    Re: Does a run of ground wire from front to rear necessary??

    Well the facts say wont make much of a different. But never know might just have bad grounds on frame and a ground run will help alot... might not...



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    Re: Does a run of ground wire from front to rear necessary??

    What "facts?" Where are the batteries grounded out back? If they're not grounded to the frame, I'd give that a go first. A unibody isn't a great conductor, but the frame should be at least as good as a single run of 1/0.



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