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Old 10-08-2012, 09:07 PM   #21
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ok i did a little reading and i honestly dont have the money for a HO alt or yellow cap batt which i already knew it would help my cause on this situation. i have been wanting to do the big 3 for a long time but cant seem to bring myself to try and find all the grounds and positive cables and change them, then run into problems like i seem to have everytime i touch my damn car. so i guess i made myself believe that the only alternative was a cap...
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:19 PM   #22
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the big 3 is actually quite simple as you do not replace the old wires , you simply add larger wires . the ground for the car flows the path of least resistance .
some things to check would also be adding a larger power wire from the alt to the battery, check battery and alternator state of health .

If your looking for a good read (very technical) http://www.newtiburon.com/forums/showthread.php?t=144225 ... It has quite a bit of hardcore information .

I hope you dont think Im trying to bash/flame you , I am just trying to provide a valid argument for my view on the subject .

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Edit : also what kind of amplifier are you using and at what Ohm load?
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the big 3 is actually quite simple as you do not replace the old wires , you simply add larger wires . the ground for the car flows the path of least resistance .
some things to check would also be adding a larger power wire from the alt to the battery, check battery and alternator state of health .

If your looking for a good read (very technical) http://www.newtiburon.com/forums/showthread.php?t=144225 ... It has quite a bit of hardcore information .

I hope you dont think Im trying to bash/flame you , I am just trying to provide a valid argument for my view on the subject .

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Edit : also what kind of amplifier are you using and at what Ohm load?
i know your not trying to burn or flame me, you were trying to get your point across that caps are not the solution to an existing problem. as far as the tech stuff i know you read a few post back about the blah blah i dont get technical stuff im running an amazon amp 4000w Pyle at what ohms? i have no idea i had it bridged, to a Pyle 15" sub which i think they said it was like 3000w max...
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This right here is my setup to power my dual 12" kenwoods at 1200w each

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I run capacitors on all the stereo's that I've installed , Lightning Audio in both of my F 150's not sure what farad they are. Price I think was around $150 I think but that was a few years back . The Focus I'm running a a Tsunami capacitor again been a while since I purchased it so I'm not sure what Farad it is . Also have HO Alts on all the vehicles and Optima batteries along with upgraded power wires , speaker wires.
Focus has all the above and also the big 3.
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No cap in sight
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damn how heavy is all that? now see, your car is built just for audio, and thats obvious. their is no speed coming out of your car with all that in the back holy shit, what are you running for a system that needs that much juice
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this is the amp, sub and what was my cap im currently running, and i can already see the flamege and haha's coming but whatever i live on a budget with a kid on the way



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