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Old 03-24-2013, 04:01 AM   #41
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I mean, I was planning on putting a fuse between the battery and amp. Do I need one between the alternator and battery as well?
Yes. One on positive from alt to battery as well. Close to battery.
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Yes. One on positive from alt to battery as well. Close to battery.
its not something you have to do but something you do for safety.

also the fuse should be closer to the power source, like when you run the power wire from the bat to the amp the fuse is with in a few short inches from the batt (power source). the fuse for the alt power wire should most likely be done the same way if you choose to do so.
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Has anyone done this on a mk3 yet? I was all set and ready to do it, but then I got to looking at the stock wire. It's some beefy stuff. Is there any benefit to doing so? I've done it on my cars in the past, I just doubt it would do much on this vehicle.
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