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    Power concerns

    My question is if my car can handle my amplifier and if not why do I need so it can? I've been putting a sound system together piece by piece for about 4 weeks now I bought a 1600 watt massive audio amp and 2 1400 watt 12' pioneer champion series I'm currently waiting on the box to arrive and looking for some wires but I'm not sure if my car can power the **** things I didn't want to go to big with the amp that's why the speakers are so under powered but I currently drive a 2000 Toyota echo I'm pretty sure my amp is stock I'll be able to answer questions about it when I get home from work but does anyone have any recommendations or tips on how I should power them? Like capacitor or additional battery perhaps a ho alternator??? Any replies will be greatly appreciated thank you







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    Re: Power concerns

    I think 1600 watts will need a 200 amp alt if I read someone's post right recently. 0 gauge and big three are a good idea for that much wattage imo.




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    Re: Power concerns

    you will most likely be fine.

    1600w does not need a 200amp alt. Also doesn't need 0 gauge either. 4gauge is plenty for the amp, and I believe that has 4 gauge inputs.



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