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    4AWG to 8AWG

    So I got my new amp and thought it would be fine because I have 4AWG to 8AWG reducers. Only issue is the designer put the power and ground right next to each other on the input side of the amp so the metal reducers touch which leads me to my question.

    Whats the best way to go from 4AWG to 8AWG without distro blocks and without reducers? I was thinking copper crimps with heat shrink?



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    Re: 4AWG to 8AWG

    Pics?



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    Re: 4AWG to 8AWG

    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
    Pics?
    Of? I attached a pic of the connections. There is little wiggle room. I think maybe just some other type of reducer since the ones I have are lopsided.

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    Re: 4AWG to 8AWG

    What about using an In-Line fuse holder that accepts 4-8?



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    Re: 4AWG to 8AWG

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    Re: 4AWG to 8AWG

    i got a distro block that is 2 sided for power and ground,4 gauge in and 8 gauge out 1 in on each side and 2 out on each side




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    Re: 4AWG to 8AWG

    just go with a ring terminal and trim it up real nice.



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    Re: 4AWG to 8AWG

    Im just going to peel back the wire until I can get it in with as much wire as possible, trim back the excess, and shrink wrap each side.



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    Re: 4AWG to 8AWG

    I have a buddy that can make you some custom inputs like toolmaker does but much cheaper, pm me if you are interested




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    Re: 4AWG to 8AWG

    I have done something like that before...pealing back the wire,and putting heat shrink on, but i took some sharp wire cutters and cut 1/2 of one side of the exposed wire to make it thinner to fit the connection/and then what would fit length wise inside, and heat shrinked it,and looked and worked just fine.I didnt see changing wiring out for/as i had all the supply and wiring needed already..i just needed to cut it down to size.Worked great for me???




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