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    Amplifier Grounding

    Anyone know best place to Ground an ZX1000.1 amp on a 1996 Cadillac Sedan Deville? (I need good detail to ground this Amp) Class D Amp and of course 0 gauge wire.

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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    anywhere in the trunk or rear seat bolt.




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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    You will have to trim down the 0 gauge quite a bit. I had one and i had to cut out quite a bit of the hyperflex to get it in there. Decided to just run a 4 gauge from the distro block to the amp. Ran fine with it.



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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    check for any major bolts in the trunk...do not do it to the flimsy frame




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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    Run another run back to the battery



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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    Quote Originally Posted by CHEMMINS View Post
    Run another run back to the battery
    You do realize that he asked about a ground right? You should NEVER run a ground from the battery to the trunk. Always make your ground wire as short as possible.




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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    Quote Originally Posted by CHEMMINS View Post
    Run another run back to the battery
    only time u should ground to the batt is if u are running one(or more) in the trunk with the engine battery still up front




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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    as close to the frame as possible, or directly on the frame if you can access it.




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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    Quote Originally Posted by Qbenjamin View Post
    You do realize that he asked about a ground right? You should NEVER run a ground from the battery to the trunk. Always make your ground wire as short as possible.
    Quote Originally Posted by imtjnotu View Post
    only time u should ground to the batt is if u are running one(or more) in the trunk with the engine battery still up front
    You do know that is the best ground in your whole vehicle




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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomsday View Post
    You do know that is the best ground in your whole vehicle
    you are an idiot if you think the best ground in a vehicle is the battery

    where is the battery grounded?



    OP--- the best ground would be directly to the chassis, but since it's highly unlikely you can access it, on any piece of the frame (free from paint/primer), as close to the actual chassis as possible.




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    Quote Originally Posted by ocdadhd View Post
    you are an idiot if you think the best ground in a vehicle is the battery

    where is the battery grounded?



    OP--- the best ground would be directly to the chassis, but since it's highly unlikely you can access it, on any piece of the frame (free from paint/primer), as close to the actual chassis as possible.
    lololol less resistance and grounding to a common point, sure seems dumb

    Bunch of idiots around now adays




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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    wow the idiots here the neg post on the battery is the absolute best ground think about how the electricity flows when grounded to the frame here ill lay it out for you

    bat + to amp + best positive run
    amp - to frame, frame goes back to the bat -
    amp - to bat - is the same thing only better since it is a continuous run of metal resulting in less resistance in the wire no welds or bolts to make weak points of connection

    the frame is just like one big piece of wire

    grounding is just a common use of a piece of conductive material to combine all negative connections




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    Re: Amplifier Grounding

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomsday View Post
    lololol less resistance and grounding to a common point, sure seems dumb

    Bunch of idiots around now adays
    haa beat me to it man people are idiots nowdays




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    Quote Originally Posted by winkychevelle View Post
    haa beat me to it man people are idiots nowdays
    and the sh!tty thing is that they have a few thousand post and are the ones giving the wrong advice, they should take the time out to learn wtf they are talking about, thats why so many very good members leave or dont post much..




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    Quote Originally Posted by Boomsday View Post
    and the sh!tty thing is that they have a few thousand post and are the ones giving the wrong advice, they should take the time out to learn wtf they are talking about, thats why so many very good members leave or dont post much..
    yea i hear you




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