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    Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    So I just bought two Alpine Type-R SWR-10D2 10" Subs, RMS 1000W, Peak 3000w. They are set to 4ohm.
    I also bought a crunch DRA40502 2CH 4000W Amplifier
    for my 1991 Nissan 300ZX.

    I am using some generic battery from my province called Prairie Battery or something.
    I run 4 gauge wiring through the car.
    The audio shop here tells me I'll pretty much kill my battery constantly and recommend I buy a shuriken.
    Do you guys think this is true? and if so which Shuriken should I go with? I'm trying to keep it relatively cheap as my stereo all in all is soon going to match what I paid for the car, I found these choices for the battery

    sonicelectronix/cat_m345_i228_shuriken-car-batteries-and-power-cells.html
    I had to leave out the www and com in there due to new member restrictions(sorry mods <.<)

    A little dash diming isn't going to bother me. I also don't intend to bump them to their fullest that often. I doubt it matters but I have Custom enclosures from Zenclosures.







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    Re: Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    yes that amp is junk ,sorry to tell ya ,if space is an issue then the american bass vfl 4480 would do nice for you .replace the battery under hood with a better one first ,then if you need an extra one ,you could get a way with a small one




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    Re: Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    Really? :/ What's wrong with that amp?




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    Re: Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    not very efficient and doesnt do any where near rated power ,maybe 1000 rms if that




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    ab vfl 350.4 ,7 pc 2150 and a 150 ah power ware agm ,275 amp singer alt , 2nd one coming soon
    cdt 6.5 es 6 mids,cdt es 010 tweets,es 03 Mids ,mx1000 3 way x overs , sky high and stinger hpm o gauge wires ,also 2 tantric hdd 15's in a 9.5. ^3 ported no wall box 11.5 octo port.
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    Re: Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    ****, so if it's supposed to run 2000 Watts per channel at 2 ohm, 1000 watts per channel at 4 ohms, should I maybe run at 2 ohms if i'm only going to get half of what it says? I'm told underpowering is damaging over time




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    Re: Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    it only give max ratings not rms, its flee market junk




    pioneer avhx 5500 dvd, gzpa 1.4000 x 2
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    Re: Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    That amp you linked me is a bit expensive for me. Anything else you might know of? Space is quite an issue for me. I'm going to try to return this amp

    ---------- Post added at 10:41 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:41 PM ----------

    I paid 160 Canadian + shipping




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    Re: Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    the vfl 4480 is 320 from me then what ever shipping is to canada ,thats new with a full 1 year warranty




    pioneer avhx 5500 dvd, gzpa 1.4000 x 2
    ab vfl 350.4 ,7 pc 2150 and a 150 ah power ware agm ,275 amp singer alt , 2nd one coming soon
    cdt 6.5 es 6 mids,cdt es 010 tweets,es 03 Mids ,mx1000 3 way x overs , sky high and stinger hpm o gauge wires ,also 2 tantric hdd 15's in a 9.5. ^3 ported no wall box 11.5 octo port.
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    Re: Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    What will that give me to each sub for RMS? Subs are set at 4ohm but I can jumper it to 2 I think




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    Re: Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    I'm very interested actually upon reading about this amp. Can I contact you through text?




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    Re: Do I need a more powerful battery? Help on choosing one.

    you can my cell is 650-483-4312 and 2200 rms at 1 ohm if your subs are d4 then you can wire them down to 1 ohm for full power




    pioneer avhx 5500 dvd, gzpa 1.4000 x 2
    ab vfl 350.4 ,7 pc 2150 and a 150 ah power ware agm ,275 amp singer alt , 2nd one coming soon
    cdt 6.5 es 6 mids,cdt es 010 tweets,es 03 Mids ,mx1000 3 way x overs , sky high and stinger hpm o gauge wires ,also 2 tantric hdd 15's in a 9.5. ^3 ported no wall box 11.5 octo port.
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