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    This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    So I ordered some OFC 0 gauge wire to rewire my monte and its all insulation little wire...I don’t know if I’m being picky but it looks no thicker then then 4 gauge scosche wire I ran in my daily. This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.-0179bd09-dd2f-49bb-8a72-93e6b41847bd.jpg



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    Ha! Didn't look at it 1st before you bought it did ya?! That's where they got ya. If your able to return it, we can suggest some better wiring for ya such as Knu or Royal Excelene.

    What brand is that anyway? That's def not 1/0 it's more towards 4 gauge...as you pointed out, that's thicker insulation than normal.



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    Yeah that is def not 0 gauge. Sorry they got you. How much did you spend on the wire?



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    or u could look at it as "wow what great insulation on this 4ga" lol.. theres some great looking 0 and 00ga on ebay https://www.ebay.com/itm/Battery-Cab...Nr6P4dSHFmiA8A



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    This was off eBay the kit less rca cables was only $35 shipped...



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    Yup, ***** wire lol. I think we’ve all done this at some point lol. You could contact electron beam for a quote on eb flex or go on knukonceptz.com, both quality companies



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    Quote Originally Posted by MattinMO View Post
    This was off eBay the kit less rca cables was only $35 shipped...
    well didn't cost much anyway.. but link i gave u has great feedback and wire looks good



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    Quote Originally Posted by MattinMO View Post
    This was off eBay the kit less rca cables was only $35 shipped...
    Don't take this the wrong way but that's too cheap of wiring/RCA's kit. I have over 100 bucks just in my power/ground wire alone. That's the mistake people usually make...drop a lot of $$ on good branded subs/amps then typically cheap their way out on wiring and rca's. If you need/want a good quality amp kit, look at Knu....they got a pretty good selection of them. And stick with OFC instead of CCA. Granite it is a tad more $$ but in the end it'll be worth it than worrying later on down the road should something fail.



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    Quote Originally Posted by MattinMO View Post
    So I ordered some OFC 0 gauge wire to rewire my monte and its all insulation little wire...I don’t know if I’m being picky but it looks no thicker then then 4 gauge scosche wire I ran in my daily. Attachment 26557084
    Yeah I don't think that's right...



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    Quote Originally Posted by MattinMO View Post
    This was off eBay the kit less rca cables was only $35 shipped...
    at that price, its not copper and its not 0 gauge. Its aluminium and 4 gauge. Should have gotten EB flex wire



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    100ft of 2/0 eb flex for just over $200 shipped.

    I've done that 2 times now and about to do a third.

    Only thing is that the sky high and knu 1/0 I have is a lot more bendy but the jacket on the eb flex is wayyyy tougher.
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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    It’s def 100% copper but it’s not 0 gauge



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    Re: This 0 gauge doesn’t look like 0 gauge to me.

    I didn’t include rca’s I solely use monster rca cables and this is a older car with a old school system so I just wanted some decent 0 gauge but guess I’m gonna have to cough up more dough



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