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I have 3500 watts of subs total of 1100 rms what size amp should

I get i have a quantum audio amp with 2080 watts with 1040rms but it over heat withen 10 to 15 min of playing and shut off only had the amp 4one month brand new my subs are pioneer pro champion 2500 watts with 800 continous rms daul vc 4ohms n 8ohms the other sub is a kenwood 1000 watts with a 300 rms

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Make shure your running thick guage wire like 2-0 guage wire to get correct power to it also and check on amp the ohm's it can handle to make shure your not running to makny ohms.

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Be careful though. If your running them bridged right now with your mono block, do not run them parallel bridged on a 1000w RMS Amp, you will blow them so fast lol

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