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    running 0awg

    hi there,
    i currently have 2 sa 12s, with a rockford fosgate 1500.
    stock 110A alternator
    4awg running from batt
    and i have 7ft cadence 0g on the way for the big 3.

    now my goal is to leave the 4guage running, to (in the future) amp my speakers.
    id like to get a 0guage kit and run that through my car to power my amp.

    i drive a 2006 chevrolet malibu lt v6, im just curious on how hard it is to run 0guage and if i would have enough room., and if i wanted to leave my speakers for later, all i would need to do is run the 0guage from batt to the amp correcft?

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    Re: running 0awg

    its not too hard if u kno how to remove certain panels and search for grommets.....look on youtube there are a few videos




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    Re: running 0awg

    There are so many ways to run 0 gauge man. Don't be scared of taking your car apart. I used to be really scared that I was going to mess something up but once you do it a couple of times it becomes easy.



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    Re: running 0awg

    well thers 4 guage ran now, do you think i would be able to just run 0guage and follow that?
    and when doing the big 3, some ppl use fuses or something, am i find if i just put tubing around the wires? it wouldnt short anything out would it?

    im just afraid of my panels not being able to push back down with 0 guage ran, not quite sure lol


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    Re: running 0awg

    You may have to take seats out or run underneath the the car.

    Trust your judgement.

    I've never used a fuse on the big 3 mostly because it's a pita to try to mount somewhere, but it's technically what you are supposed to do.



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    Re: running 0awg

    why not remove the 4 gauge and just go all 0 gauge...just get a distribution block




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    Re: running 0awg

    Quote Originally Posted by Imtjnotu View Post
    why not remove the 4 gauge and just go all 0 gauge...just get a distribution block
    That's less wirez bro

    If I were you, OP, turn the 4 gauge run into a ground run.



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    Re: running 0awg

    Quote Originally Posted by Buck View Post
    That's less wirez bro

    If I were you, OP, turn the 4 gauge run into a ground run.
    can you please eleaborate more, i was told to take the 4awg out and just do 0 to a block by the install guy, but i was told if i run 2 sep kits, itll be better power?




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    Re: running 0awg

    Leaving the factory wire in or taking it out really is up to you. Your big 3 run is short enough that you can carry a lot more current safely than you can from a 15' run to the back of the vehicle. I took my factory wiring out because I wanted to clean it up




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    Re: running 0awg

    Quote Originally Posted by Kangaroux View Post
    Leaving the factory wire in or taking it out really is up to you. Your big 3 run is short enough that you can carry a lot more current safely than you can from a 15' run to the back of the vehicle. I took my factory wiring out because I wanted to clean it up
    well for the big 3 , i plan on leaving the wire thats there, and just adding.

    now for my 0 guage wire for the amp, should i use a dist block, or run both 0guage, and 4 guage. 0 guage for subs, 4 guage for speakers.

    the 4 guage is currently already ran, but ill be buying a 0 guage kit soon for 65$ off ebay. cadence.




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    Re: running 0awg

    bump




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    Re: running 0awg

    run a 0 gauge to a dist and split to 2 4 gauge



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    Re: running 0awg

    u in California? if you in the socal area (IE) come by with the wire ill help you out. buy me lunch we can call it even




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