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    Newbie getonerd's Avatar
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    Exclamation What size power wire should i used

    I need to rewiring my 96 Concorde right now i have 10 gauge going my inverter(400 watts) and i got 8 gauge going to my 2 MTX RT251D's


    I went out and got a new amp MTX thunder TA7402 that needs 4 gauge wire

    my ? is should i use 4 gauge and used a Power Distribution block or go thicker and get 2 ga or 0 ga or even get 1/0 ga wire and use a Power Distribution block

    copper prices
    2005 Pontiac G6
    Headunit: AVH-P3100DVD
    Front speakers:Infinity 6022i
    Rear speakers: Powerbass pb-b6.5xv.2
    Battery: top of line walmart brand(LOL)
    Wiring: 1 run of 0 ga
    Amp: MTX JH600 & Lightning Audio B300.4
    Sub: TS-W2000SPL

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    It depends on location of everything, for the pd block. The 4 gauge will be more than enough. Make sure to upgrade the ground wires too.

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    Well everything will be in the trunk all in one box i hope still design the box
    2005 Pontiac G6
    Headunit: AVH-P3100DVD
    Front speakers:Infinity 6022i
    Rear speakers: Powerbass pb-b6.5xv.2
    Battery: top of line walmart brand(LOL)
    Wiring: 1 run of 0 ga
    Amp: MTX JH600 & Lightning Audio B300.4
    Sub: TS-W2000SPL

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