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    I am so flustered...

    Hello I'm new, I've been creeping on this site for a while and have run into a problem with my setup. This is going to be a tad lengthy so please bear with me. So I recently bought a grand marquis locally and the owner before me had a well know shop do a full audio upgrade in the car. I'm currently running 4 gauge ofc from the battery to a distribution block to split off into two 8 gauge wires with one feeding an alpine MRF 4 channel amp and the other powering an alpine MRV mono amp. Well I decided that the kicker comps weren't enough so I just switched to new sub's and a hifonics brx2400. My question is since the new mono would be happier on 0 gauge, can I bypass the distribution block and run straight 0 gauge to the hifonics amp and keep that 4 gauge wire and run it straight the MRF? So I'd have one 4 gauge and one 0 gauge wire coming from the battery to the two amps in the trunk. Does that sound okay. I'm planning on the big 3 soon after I get this squared away if that would be required. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.







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    Re: I am so flustered...

    Whether it's the 500 or 250 MRV the 0 awg is enough to run the 4 channel and the mono. Big 3 should always be done. Stock electrical is for stock items.
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    Re: I am so flustered...

    Run the 0 gauge to a distribution block, and use two short runs of 4 gauge ofc to each amp




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    Re: I am so flustered...

    Yes, you can do that. If the 4 gaugue is already run and you can fit the 0 gaugue in there as well, go for it. You're getting recommendations for running it to a distri block, which you can do, but you only save a foot or two doing it that way. Just fuse both wires appropriately.



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    Re: I am so flustered...

    Alright thanks for the input, I think I'll just run a 0 gauge along the 4 gauge. I just want to get every bit of ompf I can out of the subwoofers.




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    Re: I am so flustered...

    if you want it all then you will have to do the big 3 and possibly a battery upgrade depending on what is currently in the vehicle.




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