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Old 10-08-2013, 11:54 AM   #1
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Mk3 Focus 1/0 Gauge

anyone running 0 gauge in their Focus?

I had a hard enough time running 4 gauge through the passenger firewall.
Gonna be running rougly 2k-2.5k watts soon

Just wondering if anyone is running 0 gauge, and if so, where'd you run the wire.


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Old 10-08-2013, 02:52 PM   #2
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Drill the firewall, use a grommet, do it right.
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:51 PM   #3
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figured that would be the only way by drilling. Cool man thanks
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:17 AM   #4
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I have 2 gauge, run it under the car, down next to the fuel rail and brake lines, to the rear of the car. in front of the gas tank there is a rubber grommet with wires for the tank going thru. I popped a small hole in it and squeezed the wire through.. put some tape on it for a good seal.. Wire tied it to the brake lines, not the thicker fuel line...
Dont know how that would work with the thicker 0 gauge.
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Old 10-10-2013, 05:31 PM   #5
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In my 2010 I used the location on the firewall where the clutch would have been. But if you have a clutch then drill the firewall and use a grommet. I have too much AudioTechnix 0 gauge in my car from my previous 2800rms setup and now I only have about 1000rms so its over kill haha
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I have 2 gauge, run it under the car, down next to the fuel rail and brake lines, to the rear of the car. in front of the gas tank there is a rubber grommet with wires for the tank going thru. I popped a small hole in it and squeezed the wire through.. put some tape on it for a good seal.. Wire tied it to the brake lines, not the thicker fuel line...
Dont know how that would work with the thicker 0 gauge.
Risky IMO
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Risky IMO
Why is this risky?? Its not touching the fuel rail. and the fuse is up near the batter, so if it got snagged or cut, there should be no issues. Its not hanging down.. i'll post a pic on saturday, when I can get it in the air at work..
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Cool I look forward to seeing them. I just have never been a fan of running power that way.
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I normally don't either.. but it was easier then cutting a hole. Pulling up rugs and running power down one side and speakers the other...lol

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Old 10-12-2013, 01:49 AM   #10
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You can usually squeeze it through the factory grommet by cutting two slits in each side, thats how i usually do it where i work. Its very dangerous to run it under the car. Also very looked down upon because even if u have loom over it going down a highway at 60 or 70 you never know what could happen. I don't know how the newer foci are set up but in the mk1 theres a space under the door sill panels under the stock wire harness that I'm about to run 0 gauge through. Worse case scenario drill a hole and when you take it out just make sure you plug it.


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