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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    I'd get that alt checked.



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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    doesn't matter ya feg.... go get another drycell batt with over 7/800 cca rating and wiring it into your system then tell me it didn't work. or just keep whining coz you cant fix your system.... hope som1 else helps you




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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    Flux Capacitor /thread

    I love mine! no extra alt needed.




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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    ohhh and heads up I only run about 1200wrms and need two drycell batts so I don't get dimming ect
    but my alt is only like 80 or sumfin... no were near what yours should be




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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Side Show View Post
    ohhh and heads up I only run about 1200wrms and need two drycell batts so I don't get dimming ect
    but my alt is only like 80 or sumfin... no were near what yours should be
    Must be an Australian thing? Alot of sharks?




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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    note that you are completing a circuit that includes the path for power and ground. if you are relying on the chassis for ground - that is likely where your problem lies.

    run dedicated ground back to the front with copper (not CCA) and you should see the improvement you are looking for. minimize all resistance sources from alt to battery to amps.

    thinner steel, prepainted and tack-welded floor pans, etc. are making chassis grounds for high power systems a thing of the past.



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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Side Show View Post
    ohhh and heads up I only run about 1200wrms and need two drycell batts so I don't get dimming ect
    but my alt is only like 80 or sumfin... no were near what yours should be
    Hence why I say I shouldn't need extra batteries for this. My alt idles at 180A and 310A peak. There is obviously something else going on here.



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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    geez try what keep_hope_alive said




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    Quote Originally Posted by keep_hope_alive View Post
    note that you are completing a circuit that includes the path for power and ground. if you are relying on the chassis for ground - that is likely where your problem lies.

    run dedicated ground back to the front with copper (not CCA) and you should see the improvement you are looking for. minimize all resistance sources from alt to battery to amps.

    thinner steel, prepainted and tack-welded floor pans, etc. are making chassis grounds for high power systems a thing of the past.
    Would I have to replace the main CCA power run as well with OFC? or just the ground should suffice? Cuz 2 runs of OFC is almost $200 (shipping to canada is retrded)



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    Subs: 2 SA-8v2 D2 wired @2ohms in custom ported box tuned to 34-35hz
    Wiring: All 1/0 Gauge SHOK Wire and Knukonceptz wire + BIG 3
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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    Unless you know of some good OFC that ISN'T $4-5 a foot?



    Vehicle: 2007 Pontiac G6 GT
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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    CCA ***** donkey balls i've used those shok wires, big as hell but no substance whatsoever, and even with a big alternator, you always need a battery bank. Your battery is stock which is sh*t for car audio. Either sell it and get the beefiest agm battery you can fit under the hood or add a battery to the back. I'd say do the extra battery in the back so you can have straight up power and ground runs to the amps without having to use a distro block.



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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffdachef View Post
    CCA ***** donkey balls i've used those shok wires, big as hell but no substance whatsoever, and even with a big alternator, you always need a battery bank. Your battery is stock which is sh*t for car audio. Either sell it and get the beefiest agm battery you can fit under the hood or add a battery to the back. I'd say do the extra battery in the back so you can have straight up power and ground runs to the amps without having to use a distro block.
    What brand of cable would you suggest for OFC that's not gonna be murder on the wallet?



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    Subs: 2 SA-8v2 D2 wired @2ohms in custom ported box tuned to 34-35hz
    Wiring: All 1/0 Gauge SHOK Wire and Knukonceptz wire + BIG 3
    Alternator: Singer 310A 6 Phase High Output Alternator

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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    If OFC is expensive and hard to find in Canada, have you thought about welding cable?




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    Quote Originally Posted by momofx View Post
    If OFC is expensive and hard to find in Canada, have you thought about welding cable?
    I've heard of using that before but not sure where to look or what exactly to look for in it



    Vehicle: 2007 Pontiac G6 GT
    Head Unit: Kenwood DDX419
    Speakers: Focal PS165 Components
    Distribution: Knukonceptz KNF-60 Power/Ground Distribution block
    Amps: Audioque 200.2, Rockford Fosgate T2500-1BDCP
    Subs: 2 SA-8v2 D2 wired @2ohms in custom ported box tuned to 34-35hz
    Wiring: All 1/0 Gauge SHOK Wire and Knukonceptz wire + BIG 3
    Alternator: Singer 310A 6 Phase High Output Alternator

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    Re: Massive voltage drop even with 310A alternator!!

    Quote Originally Posted by gamehawk55 View Post
    0 Gauge Shok industries reference series CCA wire for main run to rear and BIG 3https://www.dropbox.com/s/oq163tpbi8...age%20Drop.mp4
    Could be because you are using CCA Copper Clad Aluminum an not OFC Oxygen Free Copper.




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