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Old 02-11-2015, 12:31 PM
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What gauge wire should I be running? I'm running 10 gauge from the amp to the sub...
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Old 02-11-2015, 01:38 PM
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What gauge wire should I be running? I'm running 10 gauge from the amp to the sub...
If you run anything over 400 watts you should be running bigger gauge
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Old 02-11-2015, 01:58 PM
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If you run anything over 400 watts you should be running bigger gauge
he is talking about speaker wire, not the actual power wire.
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Old 02-11-2015, 02:12 PM
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he is talking about speaker wire, not the actual power wire.
Ahh. I'm too behind in the thread.

In that case...10 is plenty!
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Old 02-11-2015, 07:59 PM
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10awg is good up to like 2-3k watts. I'm running 8awg ofc for my speaker wire lol
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Old 02-11-2015, 09:08 PM
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12 gauge is plenty for 400 watts RMS.
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Old 02-13-2015, 04:04 PM
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Crutchfield is the shit! 3 day shipping. Got my speakers. The fronts are installed. Rears will go into tonight. Very crisp sounds. Very happy!!
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Crutchfield is the shit! 3 day shipping. Got my speakers. The fronts are installed. Rears will go into tonight. Very crisp sounds. Very happy!!
I just saved $70 by switching to Amazon...
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Old 02-13-2015, 05:42 PM
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Crutchfield is the shit! 3 day shipping. Got my speakers. The fronts are installed. Rears will go into tonight. Very crisp sounds. Very happy!!
Which are those ?
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Old 02-13-2015, 06:34 PM
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12 gauge is plenty for 400 watts RMS.
what about 14 gauge
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Old 02-13-2015, 06:49 PM
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12 gauge is plenty for 400 watts RMS.
really?? I was using 8 for my 400 watt alpine
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Old 02-13-2015, 07:36 PM
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Which are those ?
TS-G6846R pioneer 2 ways

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I just saved $70 by switching to Amazon...
damn it....
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what about 14 gauge
No.

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really?? I was using 8 for my 400 watt alpine
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TS-G6846R pioneer 2 ways ---------- damn it....
Ya but Amazon might or might not claim to be or admit to be an authorized retailer for whichever manufacturer at any given time. Warranty issues.
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Old 02-13-2015, 11:15 PM
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No. ---------- BigTime OverKill ---------- Ya but Amazon might or might not claim to be or admit to be an authorized retailer for whichever manufacturer at any given time. Warranty issues.
I'm glad I went with crutch field then
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Old 02-13-2015, 11:26 PM
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Ya but Amazon might or might not claim to be or admit to be an authorized retailer for whichever manufacturer at any given time. Warranty issues.
Just something cheap I can install before a road trip. Fuck going without front speakers.

Still though, even with a harness and bracket the same speakers were about $60 less
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