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  • joe_87_ty Dec 23, 2008

    all will be going into my 1995 nissan hardbody x-cab

    cant decide between 2 12" kicker solo x's or a single 18" solo X on 2 ZX2500 amps.

    the stock alts on these truck are weak and need to be upgraded, respooling is not an option because u can only get 95 safe amps from the stock case.
    also planing to get dual batteries.

    so whet HO alt woul you prefer? wat kind of batteries should i go with?
    and what else would i need to get everything working smoothly

  • joe_87_ty Dec 23, 2008

    only a 2 farad cap for 5k watts? u need 1 farad per cap so ill need a 5 farad



    and btw 0 and 1/0(a.k.a alt guage) are both the same size wire

  • joe_87_ty Dec 24, 2008

    thomas all u said was to explain in more detail thats all i got...

  • Thomas May 11, 2010

    what is the problem? explain in more detail.

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You need to have an alternator capable of putting out 200 amps. I would run 0, or 1/0 power wire and a 0 or 2 ground. Deep cycle batteries preferably two ran in parallel and a 2 Farad capacitor.

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  • Victor Ramos Dec 23, 2008

    Im sorry I thought you were running one amp.

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