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    Big 3, do I need to replace the alternator ground?

    Is the big 3 really a big 4? I've only seen a few posts that say you should (actually, they say that you "must") replace the alt ground when doing a big 3 upgrade. The Big 3 sticky doesn't mention it however and, like I say, it doesn't get mentioned very often, so....necessary or unnecessary?

    Seems like it should to me since it's part of the circuit but I'd be happy to not have to bother if it's not required.







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    Re: Big 3, do I need to replace the alternator ground?

    Not necessary, some don't even have a neg for the alt.



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    Re: Big 3, do I need to replace the alternator ground?

    Well, my alt doesnt have a ground hookup so, I sure as hell hope I dont need to upgrade it LOL.




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    Re: Big 3, do I need to replace the alternator ground?

    my alt has a ground to it, but i bought the car that way so im gonna leave it.




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    Re: Big 3, do I need to replace the alternator ground?

    I wouldn't hurt, might as well do it too.



    Current set up: Island bombed out 92 mazda 626. Stock rust bucket

    66 Pontiac GTO, modified stock radio, Crossfire CFA 302, Kicker KS6.2's in the front kicks, Crossfire CFA 452 for the 6x9's I need.


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