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    When do you need a capacitor, bigger battery, or extra battery?

    I was just wondering when do you need a capacitor, bigger battery, or extra battery for sound system?



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    Re: When do you need a capacitor, bigger battery, or extra battery?

    To answer the thread title: NEVER!!!!



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    Re: When do you need a capacitor, bigger battery, or extra battery?

    well then your an idiot to think that, if your lights are dimming with the big3 done, then you'll need a xtra batt cap or batcap... from what i have heard batcap or extra batt is way better then a cap, caps put a huge strain on your electrical system



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    Re: When do you need a capacitor, bigger battery, or extra battery?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jer510 View Post
    I was just wondering when do you need a capacitor, bigger battery, or extra battery for sound system?
    There really is no exact "when" to speak of. Every car is different.
    If you have dimming with a current setup, steps need to be taken until the dimming is non-existent.

    1: Big 3
    2: Upgrade front battery
    3: Add extra battery (or batteries) to rear.
    4: High-output alternator.

    As soon as one of these upgrades (or a combination of them) ceases the dimming, you're good to go!

    Oh..and you just about NEVER need a cap.



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    Re: When do you need a capacitor, bigger battery, or extra battery?

    here we go again..... i smell a capacitor war again

    but the best thing to do is do the "big 3" if that doesnt solve ur issues go with a extra battery. the best way to tell if your good is with a volt meter. if your playing your music on 3/4 volume and your voltage barely drops into the 13v area then your fine.




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