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    quick fuse help

    Im using 0 gauge wire with big 3 done in 0 gauge. I've always heard to fuse the same rating as your wire. I'm using Knu Kolossus Fleks (375a rating).

    the amp im using is a DD C2 (2 x 40a fuses) at 8 ohms on two subs (~ 50 watts a piece)

    Is it okay to run a 200a fuse with this setup?







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    Re: quick fuse help

    want to use the combined fuse rating for the amps. so you have (2) amps with 50amp fuses a piece? 50+50=100 so use a 100 amp fuse for the inline fuse. you are trying to protect the amps, not just the wire. if you go way above what the amps will be drawing, there is a better possibility for the amps to get damaged.



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    Re: quick fuse help

    Always fuse for the wire.



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    Re: quick fuse help

    i only have one amp. it is 80a




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    Re: quick fuse help

    sorry, read wrong. you only have one amp? just use a fuse that is equal to the fusing of your single amp

    ---------- Post added at 10:14 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:13 PM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by MANTI5 View Post
    Always fuse for the wire.
    im pretty sure the amp is worth more money than the wire...



    1991 dodge ram 2500 standard cab
    hu- kenwood kdc-mp438u
    front- polk momo's 6x9's
    back- diamond audio tweets
    sub- 4 RE8's in sealed enclosure wired to 2 ohms
    sub amp- memphis prd.1000
    6x9's amp- rf 250a2
    everything deadened w/raamat (besides floor and roof)

    refs: civicman07(3), probmxstyle, Slammed, us3, teen,KevinWS6,1985-stang, fo0manchu
    traded: 4OZGLOVES

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    Re: quick fuse help

    hmmmmm. im confused.




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    Re: quick fuse help

    The amp has it's own fuses.



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    Re: quick fuse help

    you need an 80 amp inline fuse to match the 80 amp fuse in your amplifier



    1991 dodge ram 2500 standard cab
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    front- polk momo's 6x9's
    back- diamond audio tweets
    sub- 4 RE8's in sealed enclosure wired to 2 ohms
    sub amp- memphis prd.1000
    6x9's amp- rf 250a2
    everything deadened w/raamat (besides floor and roof)

    refs: civicman07(3), probmxstyle, Slammed, us3, teen,KevinWS6,1985-stang, fo0manchu
    traded: 4OZGLOVES

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    Re: quick fuse help

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    Re: quick fuse help

    Quote Originally Posted by MANTI5 View Post
    The amp has it's own fuses.
    you've got a point. so 200 amps wouldnt be okay on that fleks?




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    Re: quick fuse help

    Quote Originally Posted by MANTI5 View Post
    The amp has it's own fuses.

    but the reason for matching the amps fuses is to stop the short from making it to the amps fuses. the quicker you stop it, the less damage done...



    1991 dodge ram 2500 standard cab
    hu- kenwood kdc-mp438u
    front- polk momo's 6x9's
    back- diamond audio tweets
    sub- 4 RE8's in sealed enclosure wired to 2 ohms
    sub amp- memphis prd.1000
    6x9's amp- rf 250a2
    everything deadened w/raamat (besides floor and roof)

    refs: civicman07(3), probmxstyle, Slammed, us3, teen,KevinWS6,1985-stang, fo0manchu
    traded: 4OZGLOVES

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    Re: quick fuse help

    You fuse to protect the wire.




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