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    Radio to battery

    Question I have to wire a radio to the battery directly do I run the negative wire to the battery also or do I ground it to the frame? And what gauge wire should I use







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    Re: Radio to battery

    Quote Originally Posted by Mjcruz View Post
    Question I have to wire a radio to the battery directly do I run the negative wire to the battery also or do I ground it to the frame? And what gauge wire should I use
    why direct and how do you plan on wiring the turn on lead so it doesn't kill the battery?



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    Re: Radio to battery

    That's what I thought but I second guessed myself but what gauge wire do yu think would work




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    Re: Radio to battery

    16 gage is good for 10 amps which is what most cars fuse the radio for.



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