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    Wiring 4AWG power wire to amp terminals...

    How do u people wire your 4gauge power wire to your amp, because the terminals on the amp are a little small and i always hav trouble tryin to like split the fat wire to try and fit under the plate so i can screw down.. but its pretty tricky to get properyl fastened and slips out every now and then... :P I dont nkow why amps just dont make there terminals a bit larger.. does anyone else hav the same problem.. ? i've got a Lanzar Vibe 800w at the moment..maybe i shud just throw it out the window LOL HAHA




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    Re: Wiring 4AWG power wire to amp terminals...

    there is this great invention called a spade terminal... they are neat, cuz u can buy them in packs of 4 for 4 gauge wiring.. they can fit under any plate terminal.. again.. these neat inventions called spade terminals.. u can get real cheap ones from autozone for like 1.50 for a whole box of them.... or u can get decent gold plated or nickel plated ones from a car audio store for about $0.50 a piece.. then u wont have a problem of the wire slipping out of your amp..




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    Re: Wiring 4AWG power wire to amp terminals...

    AMAZING!!! :P

    haha, nah i knew about them, just most ive come across are too round to fit into amp terminal slot, but yea i mite try hunt down some better ones. Thankz for reminding me.

    I hope ya had fun mocking me HAHA




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    Re: Wiring 4AWG power wire to amp terminals...

    How about running your 4awg to a distribution block and running 8awg to the amp?



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    Re: Wiring 4AWG power wire to amp terminals...

    loss of power? want to keep wiring consistent rite to the amp...




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    Re: Wiring 4AWG power wire to amp terminals...

    If its a short distance it wont matter at all. You can always just trim down the wire enough to make it fit. Thats what I would do.



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    Re: Wiring 4AWG power wire to amp terminals...

    Ok sweet, thankz for ya help guys!




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