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Old 01-27-2010, 06:38 AM
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What kind of wiring do I need?

I have 2 amps I'm planning to install, one for the sub, one for the fronts speakers I know I need a basic amp kit for the sub but how about for the front speakers? Do I just need another RCA cable and the rest of the wires already stock in the car are fine? Thanks.
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Old 01-27-2010, 10:20 AM
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I went with a multi-amp wiring kit. It had everything i needed and still leaves me room for expansion at a later date.
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Old 01-27-2010, 10:22 AM
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It all depends on how much power your amps want to draw. You can get away with just one power wire for both, depending on ^^^, but most time's you'll either need another run or a capacitor or an extra battery.
What kind of amps, what model numbers/power output?
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Old 01-27-2010, 01:07 PM
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You definitely can't use a crystal ball to know what you need for wiring. Without knowing what the exact model #'s of the amps are I would not even begin to recommend anything to you. You can buy a multi amp kit or a single amp kit + expansion pack for most sizes of amplifiers. Once you post the info on your amps, it is going to be much easier to figure out what you need.
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the best kind of wiring
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Old 01-28-2010, 04:57 AM
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The two amp's I am installing is, for the sub, a Memphis PB600

The PB600 two channel amp was rated as follows:

150w x 2 channels @ 4 ohms stereo-
250w x 2 channels @ 2 ohms stereo-
500w x 1 channel @ 4 ohms bridged mono-

I plan to run it bridged mono. The sub is a RE SE 12" 600w RMS. And the amp for the front speakers is a Lightning Audio B2.150.2. It specs are:

Max Power - 450 Watts (not RMS I believe)
50w x 2 @ 4ohms
75w x 2 @ 2ohms
150w x 1 @ 1 ohms

I plan to run it at 50w x 2 @ 4 ohms.

I think I'm going to use 4 gauge wire.

What wiring kit do you guys recomend? Thanks.
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Old 01-29-2010, 09:12 AM
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I like knukonceptz.com, they have good prices and good kits, i think 4gauge would be more than suficient for an application like that but if you plan on upgrading significantly you'll need to go 0gauge, if you do plan on upgrading you may as well just upgrade to 0gauge from now for a few dollars more, i think others would agree
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Old 02-03-2010, 06:15 AM
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Yes, I've heard of knukonceptz. I checked the site and I can't find a multi-amp kit though, and that's what I need I think. Can anyone reccomend a 4gauge multi-amp kit that's good value? Thanks.
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Actually......... you need two pieces of BLUE wiring............. and .......... and one RED wire. DONE.
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