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    " big 3 ?? " amp wire size ?

    Hi i have an saz 1500 and a sax 100.4 I was thinking about doing the big 3

    is it ok to use 4 ga. ?

    and when i run the power wire to the back of my truck for the amps should i run 0 ga. and if i do 0 ga to the junction should i run a 4 ga to each amp from there or just run 0 ga all the way ?



    also you think a 1800 battery is good enough or should i get a 2400 " i am running 2 compressors for my air bag system " and im going to get a 130 amp alternator

    thanks a lot for any help .



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    Re: " big 3 ?? " amp wire size ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jason Eden View Post
    Hi i have an saz 1500 and a sax 100.4 I was thinking about doing the big 3

    is it ok to use 4 ga. ?

    and when i run the power wire to the back of my truck for the amps should i run 0 ga. and if i do 0 ga to the junction should i run a 4 ga to each amp from there or just run 0 ga all the way ?



    also you think a 1800 battery is good enough or should i get a 2400 " i am running 2 compressors for my air bag system " and im going to get a 130 amp alternator

    thanks a lot for any help .
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    Re: " big 3 ?? " amp wire size ?

    You want the same size wire in your Big 3 set up as you are running from amp to disto block. I also agree with yousing the 1/0 welding cable it has a nice heavy jacket and is designed for Hi-current application. Un-like audio cable the welding cable is manufactyred according to the National Electrical Code and has to follow the requirements of them.




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    Re: " big 3 ?? " amp wire size ?

    1500D has 1/0 inputs. If you use welding wire get 2/0 = same size at 1/0 car audio wire....




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