1. O

    HELP Deck & dash electrical keeps shorting out after recent re-wiring

    OK I barely know anything about this Im just a girl trying to fix my system so I appreciate any help and apologize for lack of knowledge I can find out specifics of what I have if needed. I have an 02 Mitsubishi Lancer that I bought off a kid who had a sub hook up already wired as well as a...
  2. willfordbrimlee

    Extra Batteries Needed for System

    I'm not quite sure what size battery or batteries I am going to need to properly and safely power my system. I have an aftermarket 260A alternator, a sax 100.4, and plan on powering my woofers with around 3000-4000 watts. My accessories use about 115A and my under hood battery is 100 ah. I'm...
  3. tpatten12345

    Getting an optima red top.

    Last week I ordered an optima red top for my car, it is scheduled to come in in another week. This morning on my way to work my cars battery died so later today i am going to buy another optima red top locally. Currently i only have a 90 amp stock alternator however in the near future I will be...
  4. W

    Electrical Upgrades on my 08 Altima Hybrid, possible?

    Let me start out by saying hello to everyone, as I am new to this site. I've done a lot of searching and just can't nail down an answer to what I am trying to do. I own a 2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid. I currently have the following installed in it - Pioneer AVH-P4400BH Head Unit All stock...
  5. I

    What electrical upgrades would I need...

    Looking to upgrade my electrical before I beef up my sub-stage in my 03 Silverado. What do you all think I would need to run 2000-3000rms daily. I'm figuring id need at least another battery or two with an alternator? Really kinda lost on what would be a solid foundation.
  6. D

    Electrical problem? (help)

    When my bass hits my headlights dim and when my interior lights are on, they dim too. They don't dim real bad but enough to notice if you're looking at them. Will this cause any electrical problems that I might have to fix in the future?
  7. C

    F-150 Electrical Problem PLEASE HELP

    I have a 1997 F-150. a couple months ago I installed a new 130 amp alternator, the stock alt was a 95 amp. I haven't had any problems or issues with it. It also has an AP-15001d amp powering a Power Acoustik MOFO X2 15, with 4 gauge power and ground wire. I do not have the big 3 or any other...
  8. N

    LED wiring

    i have a sub box that has led lights built in i would like to hook them up so that they pulse with the bass but im not sure how to go about doing this any tips are appreciated, also any sites where i could get info
  9. S

    Running 16 Volt battery(ies) on a daily setup

    I'm in the process of building my third system, but it's going to be my first REAL SYSTEM. I'm limited on space for the simple fact it's a daily driver. I'd like to have 16 Volts running to all my amplifiers for maximum power efficiency. That being said I know my alternator will have to be...
  10. rlambert02

    Battery alternator cap? please help!!

    first off im powering 2 rockford P315's, a hifonics 1700 amp, a P200-2 amp, punch 6.5 speakers, 2 farad capacitor, interior LED's (under dashboard), 12k HIDs, underglow kit and i thinks about it. (and may upgrade to much more powerful system BTW) But the problem is I'm still running it all off...
  11. B

    Need some Electrical Help!

    I apologize because I know this information is out there, but I can't seem to find the Formulas for figuring it out. I am going to be running 2 12" T3 T.2000's (2k+ rms) 2 American Bass PH4000MD's (2k+ rms) and components w/ 4 channel (roughly 500rms). Currently have all 2/0 Neoprene Cable...
  12. B

    Items needed to Finish my Install (Batts, Alt, 25ft. 1/0 wire)

    Want to Buy to finish my install. Still need Batteries. Running about 5k daily, so I figured I'd run an XS D1200 under the hood, and a D3100 in the trunk Also need about 25ft. of 1/0 to finish my Big 3. Doesn't matter which color but I want quality wire. Could use some good ring connectors as...
  13. J

    i need help how to disable flashing parking lights feature ?

    my car is a 1990 Honda CRX Si, and it has a Clifford Arrow II alarm system, which a shop installed back in 1999. the alarm works fine except one problem that has to do with the feature that flashes the parking lights....... sometimes after arming or disarming, the parking lights get...
  14. C

    LED Brightness

    So I've hooked up 4 LED strips to my amp and a switch, like this: ---LED-----LED------TOGGLE SWITCH----LED-------LED--------- |____(+)Speaker Terminal on Amp (-)Sp. Terminal on Amp___| (That's all 4 LEDs in series drawing power from the amp, with a switch in the middle.) So all 4 are getting...
  15. J

    Few questions about 2500wrms system.

    I will be running a FI BTL 15 d2 off of an Orion 2500d. Box is about 4 cubes tuned to 34z. I have a 180 amp alt, an optima yellow top for front battery, and a batcap 800 for back battery. I will have big 3 done in 2/0 welding cable. questions: 1. Is it worth having multiple runs of 0 gauge...
  16. T

    Can my alternator handle the system I'm about to put in?

    I have a 2001 Toyota Corolla. I'm almost positive the alternator is 80 amps. Currently installed I have an Alpine idax303 HU with a 45x4 in line "power block" alpine amp hooked up to 4 alpine type r speakers (2) 5 1/4in and (2) 6.5in. I recently bought 2 12" Kicker L5s in the factory box wired...
  17. J

    How much do I need to upgrade

    Im going to be running a Orion 2500d to a fi btl 15. I have big 3 done and own a yellow top optima, and a batcap 800. not sure if I wan to run these batterys though. Opinions on what I should run, if I should keep these batterys... also what would be a good alternator choice?
  18. J

    good electrical system ?? help plz

    ok i will have 2 12"s and mids plus highs (2 amps, 2300 watts rms total) i will also have a power invertor (1000 watts rms) plus led lights in the car and underbody kit to. What should i do to the electrical system ? I have an HO 220 amp alt an stock batt. I really dont wanna hook up 2...
  19. S

    Head Unit Problem turns off and on Randomly

    Hey Everyone, I have a Pioneer DEH-4200UB and I've been very happy with it. I purchased it at a local shop here in town and they installed it for me. The problem is that after a few months of use the head unit powers off completely. I took it back to the shop and they inspected the wiring and...
  20. R

    Help with new amp installation?

    Hey everyone. I recently had a 1600 watt Lanzar Vibe Pro Series two-channel amplifier (81$ on Amazon) overheat on me, and I was curious how to wire the new one I have ordered. Please if you could tell me everything that you possibly know about wiring this, keeping the new amp from overheating...
  21. TheGDog

    4ch. Highs + Mids "Dimming" after 30-40 sec of high volume playback

    During high-volume playback (meaning with volume at like 37, 38 or 39 out of 50) when I focused on a particular song for troubleshooting this issue (so I'd have a constant thing I could use to measure whether a new step I tried had a positive effect) the outpu of the highs+mids (aka the 4ch amp)...
  22. J

    electrical problem...help!

    The setup in my car is a JL 12w7 in a high output box powered by a JL 1000/1v2 slash amp. I am using my stock car battery and I did NOT do a big 3 upgrade. This setup worked without any problems for a couple weeks. However, yesterday I was driving and I turned the head unit from volume 0 to 47...
  23. J

    Electrical System Problem in G8 with JL 1000/1 amp

    The setup in my car is a JL 12w7 in a high output box powered by a JL 1000/1v2 slash amp. I am using my stock car battery and I did NOT do a big 3 upgrade. This setup worked without any problems for a couple weeks. However, yesterday I was driving and I turned the head unit from volume 0 to...
  24. audiophile831

    kinetik 2400 vs kinetik racing 2400

    as the title says, i was on ebay looking at these and it says their the same just different color. Is this true.. why are they cheaper then??? Anyone hooked them up and compared these? Oh sorry i meant to say the kinetik hc2000 vs the kinetik kr2712