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    Icon32 8 gauge wire kit to kicker 1000w amp?

    i have an 8 gauge kicker amp kit installed in my car and i am looking to upgrade my amp to a kicker zx1000.1 and i was wondering if my 8 gauge wire can handle 1000w or not? thanks guys







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    Re: 8 gauge wire kit to kicker 1000w amp?

    NO!!!

    http://www.knukonceptz.com/productDe...prodID=KFX-PK0

    ^^^^this would be a good way to go

    http://www.knukonceptz.com/productDe...prodID=KOL-AK4

    ^^^this at the least or something comparable

    also do big 3 in 1/0



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    Re: 8 gauge wire kit to kicker 1000w amp?

    ^^^^^^^^
    That's the best way to go I <3 1/0



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    Re: 8 gauge wire kit to kicker 1000w amp?

    if you want to be a big dog, i have 3/0 for sale. its larger than whats above.




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    Re: 8 gauge wire kit to kicker 1000w amp?

    3/0 is just a little bit over kill but better to have more than enough that not enough



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    Re: 8 gauge wire kit to kicker 1000w amp?

    I used 8 gauge for my amps, then again they're 150w & 100w.




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    Re: 8 gauge wire kit to kicker 1000w amp?

    Ill never run 8 gauge it's just not worth it unless you are only running really small amps like stated above hell I ran 1/0 to a distro then 4 gauge to my little Rockford prime 150-2 just because I knew I would upgrade.



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    Re: 8 gauge wire kit to kicker 1000w amp?

    Definitely use 4 gauge for right now, 1/0 if you plan on running more power in the future.



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