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    Hello to you all...

    i have a quick question.... is it okay to have only wire running from the battery, to two amps and the computer ???

    or is it better to have 1 seperat wire to the computer, and 1 for the amps ???

    hope you understand my question...

    Best Regards
    Kenneth

  • #2
    Originally posted by Pingo1969
    Hello to you all...

    i have a quick question.... is it okay to have only wire running from the battery, to two amps and the computer ???

    or is it better to have 1 seperat wire to the computer, and 1 for the amps ???

    hope you understand my question...

    Best Regards
    Kenneth
    Not really sure I understand by what you mean one wire for everything.

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    • #3
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      Originally posted by azcowboy
      Not really sure I understand by what you mean one wire for everything.
      I mean that i only have 1 wire connected to the cars battery and down to the trunk were i have 2 amps and the pc.... and the question is wouldt it be better to have one seperat wire to the computer, and anotherone for the amps ........

      hopes this answers your question,

      BR
      Kenneth

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      • #4
        Originally posted by hanzacra
        One wire is fine, just make sure it's the right gauge. You can run a big 4AWG wire from the battery to a power distribution block, then run smaller wires from the block to the various components. Use this chart to determine what gauge of wire to use for your "main" wire:

        http://www.the12volt.com/info/recwirsz.asp

        Thanks for the respons....

        Best regards
        Kenneth

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        • #5
          According to that chart i need a 2AWG wire from my battery. Sweeet.
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