Tip & How-To about Car Audio & Video
Every one wants the BIG amp,the more powerful,the better right?When installing an audio amp,it is good to install a addition battery,in the trunk, it is the idea place,just ground the battery to the frame or body,to a good know ground,It needs to be a large cable,1/o wire,yeah,that is big,but will keep you from having problems,then run a 1/o positive cable from the aux battery you have just put in the trunk,to the main battery in the vehicle,use a 3/4 heater hose to insulate the positive cable you have just installed.This heater hose will prevent a portion of the cable to be rubbed threw on the insulation of the cable and shorting out.Then install the amp.Now ,for better electrical control over the charging system of the vehicle,you can install a isolator ,to separate the circuit,and still charge the battery up with the vehicles alternator.Install the isolator at the vehicles battery and the positive cable you just ran.The alternator will charge the aux battery,and the vehicles battery,and not affect the running of the vehicles engine,or charging system.Be sure to connect the amp to the aux battery only,and the aux battery needs to be a good strong battery such as a 65 style battery such as for a full size ford crown victoria.These batteries are full of power.There you are,you are ready to thump,and do it safely .You need to install a fuse holder between the positive cable from the aux battery and the isolator,use a max link fuse holder and fuse,and a strong 60 or 80 amp fuse,this will blow into before starting a fire,.
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