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    Help with installing an second amp

    I'm about to install a mono amp in my car. I already have a multichannel amp that was already installed for the door speakers and rear speakers. I've been searching on the web on how to install it but I'm having trouble understanding how to run the ground cable and power cable. Any info would be helpful. Thanks!







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    Re: Help with installing an second amp

    Power cable goes to the battery. Ground goes to the chassis in a well cleaned bare metal spot. Size of wire depends on amp size




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    Re: Help with installing an second amp

    Would both amps have a separate ground cable?




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    Re: Help with installing an second amp

    Ideally yes, or a very large wire connected to a distribution block.




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    Re: Help with installing an second amp

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    Ideally yes, or a very large wire connected to a distribution block.
    Would they need a fuse?




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    Re: Help with installing an second amp

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    Would they need a fuse?
    I've used them without a fuse and have seen many other people do it as well without a problem.



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    Re: Help with installing an second amp

    Ok. Does it matter what size bolt I would need?




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    Re: Help with installing an second amp

    No, bare metal to the chassis is much more important than size of screw/bolt




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    Re: Help with installing an second amp

    if you have an amp already in there why not just mimic what is already done instead of asking 4000000000000000000000000 questions?



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    Re: Help with installing an second amp

    Quote Originally Posted by fasfocus00 View Post
    if you have an amp already in there why not just mimic what is already done instead of asking 4000000000000000000000000 questions?
    I didn't install it. My dad had it install a while back.




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    Re: Help with installing an second amp

    Thank You for the advice and answers. I'll probably be back with some more questions later on




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