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    power and ground help.

    I currently have a average starting battery. 200a alt big 3 is done. I have 2 runs of 0g to my trunk. I have 2 frame grounds coming up into the trunk. C&d battery in trunk. Anyway my quesyion is whats better... 2 runs of pos to trunk and frame grounds in rear. Or a run of 0 from pos and one from neg to rear...







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    Re: power and ground help.

    a direct run of the ground wire is what you want. Yes. Steel is a horrible conductor. Copper is much better. Unless you are using aluminum wire which is still better than steel but worse than copper.



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    Re: power and ground help.

    Alright so if i run one from pos and one from neg to the rear battery where should i ground the amp? Straight to battery.




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    Re: power and ground help.

    Quote Originally Posted by mtxfan4life View Post
    Alright so if i run one from pos and one from neg to the rear battery where should i ground the amp? Straight to battery.
    If you have a trunk battery. Yes just ground it to that.



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    Re: power and ground help.

    Quote Originally Posted by jockhater2 View Post
    If you have a trunk battery. Yes just ground it to that.
    Ok. Ive always tbought shorter the ground the better. And also thought it was bad to ground amps straight to battery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jockhater2 View Post
    If you have a trunk battery. Yes just ground it to that.
    Ok. Ive always tbought shorter the ground the better. And also thought it was bad to ground amps straight to battery.




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    Re: power and ground help.

    Quote Originally Posted by mtxfan4life View Post
    Ok. Ive always tbought shorter the ground the better. And also thought it was bad to ground amps straight to battery.

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    Ok. Ive always tbought shorter the ground the better. And also thought it was bad to ground amps straight to battery.
    My amp in my signature is grounded to my batteries. and I run dedicated grounds.
    Shorter the wire in general is better. The shorter the wire the more power it can handle. But you can't make it short when you are running the length of the car.

    And when you ground your front battery to the frame/engine. And then ground your trunk battery to the frame. You are using your cars steel frame to send the current threw. That makes for a really garbage ground.



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    Re: power and ground help.

    Well thsnk u for the help. Im probally gonna remove the frame grounds i have and run a run on neg to the back battery and ground amp straight to battery.




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    Re: power and ground help.

    i have 2 runs of power and 1 of ground right now ,but will have 3 of each soon




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    Quote Originally Posted by mylows10 View Post
    i have 2 runs of power and 1 of ground right now ,but will have 3 of each soon
    Nice. Tomorrow ill run my new ground. And also how do u like ur 150.1(seen in ur sig) i have a 200.1 and havnt really ran ot yet except few hrs. And can u get ab bass knob for it




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    Quote Originally Posted by mtxfan4life View Post
    Nice. Tomorrow ill run my new ground. And also how do u like ur 150.1(seen in ur sig) i have a 200.1 and havnt really ran ot yet except few hrs. And can u get ab bass knob for it
    its a 150.4 4 channel




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    Re: power and ground help.

    Oh ok.i read it wrong.




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    Quote Originally Posted by mtxfan4life View Post
    Oh ok.i read it wrong.
    You should notice A BIG difference in voltage drop. There should be very little voltage drop when you run dedicated grounds and have proper electrical.



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    Re: power and ground help.

    Quote Originally Posted by jockhater2 View Post
    You should notice A BIG difference in voltage drop. There should be very little voltage drop when you run dedicated grounds and have proper electrical.
    Just to update... I now have one run of 0g from + and one from - of front battery to rear c&d battery. I have a 4g ran ad well for my 4 channel and audiocontrol..now do i just run amp of rear battery now? Do i need to ground the rear battery...




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    Re: power and ground help.

    yes just run off battery and you dont need to ground the battery back there




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