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    Quote Originally Posted by RedGTiVR6 View Post
    Regarding the question about which brand to go with....FAQ: What speakers/amps should I go with?

    Regarding the cap question, I'll leave that alone, there's two sides of that question. I prefer to take care of the big 3 for most systems. If you're going to pure SQ, sure, then I can see it, else, no, I'd spend my money elsewhere.


    so are you saying that it can improve the sq of the amp?
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    Quote Originally Posted by scott_fx View Post
    so are you saying that it can improve the sq of the amp?
    In theory yes...will you notice it? Maybe, but probably most people won't. I have never used one nor will I ever waste my money on a cap. I'd rather invest the $100-200 towards an amp with a good solid power supply because that's usually a weak point in most inexpensive amps.

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    will deff. help in supplying proper power to the amp

    (referring to the big 3 upgrade that i thought scott was asking about)

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    Oh yes, Big 3 upgrade all the way. That is a must even if you don't upgrade the alternator.

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    what durwood said is what I believe as well.

    I still believe that caps are just a bandaid for a problem that exists else where in most systems.

    Yes, they can smooth out the current and prevent ripples....but again, if you spend the money on a good amp in the first place, they may not be needed.
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    I like to keep my posts short about caps.

    If you have a decent amp, power cables, and a nice alternators you'll be set fine. caps = bandaids

    cap only stores and releases power...it does not create power...Physics man physics.

    if you honestly want more infor visit caraudio.com forums post a thread about caps....and i can guarntee you will get flammed at for even thinkin about a cap....but search before you post the thread lol

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    ....but aren't they pretty tho'

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    if that's what you're after....bling....sure, but why not 10+ then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedGTiVR6 View Post
    if that's what you're after....bling....sure, but why not 10+ then?

    Maybe that would be the flux capacitor? But then you would need 1.21 jigawatts (not gigawatts) to power it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by treetop777 View Post
    ....but aren't they pretty tho'
    ghey IMO

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