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    What gauge wire do you use for your high powered subs?

    I will be doing a build this spring with a DC Audio Level 5. What gauge wire are people running for larger subwoofers like this?







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    Re: What gauge wire do you use for your high powered subs?

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    Re: What gauge wire do you use for your high powered subs?

    8 ga is fine, 12 is not gona cut it




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    Re: What gauge wire do you use for your high powered subs?

    I run 8gauge for my sub.




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    Re: What gauge wire do you use for your high powered subs?

    8ga ftw.



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    Re: What gauge wire do you use for your high powered subs?

    I use 8 too... but if your gunna use spring posts get some adapters so it will fit into them...




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    Re: What gauge wire do you use for your high powered subs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
    I use 8 too... but if your gunna use spring posts get some adapters so it will fit into them...
    What type of adapters?




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    Re: What gauge wire do you use for your high powered subs?

    Quote Originally Posted by David12460 View Post
    What type of adapters?
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    Re: What gauge wire do you use for your high powered subs?

    I use 10 gauge.

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    Re: What gauge wire do you use for your high powered subs?

    8 or 10



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