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    capacitor

    before i go ahead and order a capacitor. do i have to run any more lines because if i take up that plastic stepping under my door i dont think it'll go on again. its just a standard 750W capacitor. and telling me how to instal would do wonders too. thx ahead of time
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    before you go and order a capacitor, why don't you read the thread right above yours to see why you shouldn't waste your money on a capacitor?



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    well i have nowhere to put an extra car battery. i have a very compact car. and my alternator is already running full. my dad rewound it for me
    ride 96' red grand am coupe se
    2.4 cam
    custom one of a kind tires 16''

    system 1200W alpine amp
    10'' jl w3v2

    working on full body kit
    black racing stripes
    underbody lighting effects
    10'' jl w3v2( to go with other one)

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    You don't have a trunk in that thing?

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    hummm so i could put a seperate car battery in my trunk just to power the system you say
    ride 96' red grand am coupe se
    2.4 cam
    custom one of a kind tires 16''

    system 1200W alpine amp
    10'' jl w3v2

    working on full body kit
    black racing stripes
    underbody lighting effects
    10'' jl w3v2( to go with other one)

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    No need for a cap... If you want to waste your money, just send it to me
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    Quote Originally Posted by scottsenia
    hummm so i could put a seperate car battery in my trunk just to power the system you say
    yes, one thing though, if you are even remotely considering competing, you will need to seal the battery off and vent it to the outside if it's in your trunk.

    If you're not considering it, have at it! and good luck!
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    Red, GMs have a TON of venting in the trunk. There's two near the rear bumper and one on each door. If he gets gel cell batteries he'll be cool. Hell, if he gets normal lead/acid batteries, he'll be cool. He won't be thrashing those batteries enough to create a ton of gas. Now, if he's competing IASCA or USACi, he damn well better

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    no - like I said, if he's considering COMPETING. If so, it doesn't matter how many vents are in the cab, trunk, hatch, etc. You MUST seal the battery off from the internal air space in the cabin. And you MUST vent it to the outside air. Period, end of story. It doesn't matter how much the cabin is vented. The only way around it is if you only use the one battery under the hood. That's why I precisely asked if he was going to be competing.
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