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    When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    Can someone please sum this up for me thanks.







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    Re: When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    roughly after 1000-1500 watts true rms. certain stock alternators have a stronger alt to support up to that. some people can squeeze 2k out of a 100-120 amp alternato with upgraded front and secondary battery. its true up to you and what you plan on running.




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    Re: When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    extra [email protected] ho alt@3k



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    Re: When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    At what power levels does the BIG3 become necessary?




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    Re: When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    @1k I ran a dc 2.0k on no big 3 no ho alt and just extra batt not much drop at all.
    It is vehicle dependent really.



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    Re: When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    i have a 01 impala , if i got 2 kinetik 2400s or 3 kinetik 1800s or a xs power d3100 Would this be fine for at my aq 2200? at one ohm, And also how many watts couldi end up running on these batts with rest of everything else stock.




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    ? ttt




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    Re: When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    Do urself a favor and upgrade ur big 3 REGARDLESS of the rms of ur current system.. You're NEVER gonna go smaller, so GO BIG OR don't go at all.. Sayin?? It's short money, and if you live/love car audio chances are ,eventually, you're only gonna need more. SUPPORT this with a big three upgrade and you wont hurt a damm thing.. you'll just be prepared.



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    Re: When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    Quote Originally Posted by knightsdaze View Post
    Do urself a favor and upgrade ur big 3 REGARDLESS of the rms of ur current system.. You're NEVER gonna go smaller, so GO BIG OR don't go at all.. Sayin?? It's short money, and if you live/love car audio chances are ,eventually, you're only gonna need more. SUPPORT this with a big three upgrade and you wont hurt a damm thing.. you'll just be prepared.
    alrighty ill do that but what about the batts ho wmany watts can i run




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    Re: When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    you can run that aq on big three and big batt in back. You could upgrade stock batt too to help more



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    Re: When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    say i had a d3100 how many watts could i produce using that and still be ok or 3 kinetik 1800s




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    Re: When do i need extra batts and when do i need a ho alt

    I'd shoot for around 100ah from the extra batt if I were you. Your output is effected by voltage drop



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