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    Best wire for Big 3??

    Whats the best wire to use for the big 3?







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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

    mossberg has some knu kolosus fleks. go for that



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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

    1/0 is fine for the big 3, they aren't that long of runs, and usually 4 gauge is big enough if your planning on leaving the stock wiring in place.




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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

    2/0 Flexaprene And Ring Terms
    i used this works great



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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

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    2/0 Flexaprene And Ring Terms
    i used this works great
    that too. just dont use anything less than 1/0. even if you have a "small" system, its just a smart idea to have big 3 done.



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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

    nothing less than 4/0




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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

    thanks for the help. im leaning towards the kolossus fleks. would i use the 1/0 for all three cables? and also approx how many feet of wire would i need to order to be on the safe side?




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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

    Quote Originally Posted by tgraham09 View Post
    thanks for the help. im leaning towards the kolossus fleks. would i use the 1/0 for all three cables? and also approx how many feet of wire would i need to order to be on the safe side?
    the kolossus flex is great. if you can, i would go with some welding cable or kicker hyperflex. the hyperflex is really flexible and silver tinned ofc.




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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

    It really depends on how much current your alternator produces, but 4 gauge wire along with the stock wiring (if left in place) is more then enough for any stock alternator easily. If you want a more clean looking intsall, then replace the stock wiring with all 1/0 and you will be fine. It comes down to your budget.




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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

    I mean you can go overkill if you want, but 4 gauge wire can handle up to 250 amps of current in up to a 4 ft run.




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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

    You need to measure the distance from each of the 3 locations. Here is video of how to do a Big 3 Upgrade. This forum has a tutorial.




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    Re: Best wire for Big 3??

    just use 1/0 gauge and dont ever need to look back on "if" or buts. i used kicker hyperflex cus all my other wire was already kicker and figured id run all same brand, but i think any wire will do the job. i hear kicker wire is pretty **** good though. a little ore expensive. a 20 foot spool will run u at about 95 bucks on sonicelectronix.com (thats the cheapest i was able to fnid it) or see if anyone has it here on the classfields. thats where i got my run



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