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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-26-2014, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
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What size power and ground for amp

Hello all. Just picked up a arc audio mpak6 (moto 602 6.5 speakers and an amp) from the classifieds and it came with everything but the power and ground cables for the amp. I don't know much about hooking up a set of speakers and amp but it has pretty good directions so I figure I'll do it myself. With out having to order a specific set of wires, is there something off the shelf (and Guage size) that you guys know of that I could use locally. Should I put a fuse inline on the power wire? Thanks in advance.

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I used 10 Guage wire from battery to amp. I also installed a inline fuse about 6" off the battery.

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The power kit that arc audio sells I believe comes with 10 gauge power and ground. 30 amp fuse should be no more than 6" from the battery.


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Right on. Thanks for the replys. I'm sure arc will sell me a set but I'm chompin at the bit wanting to hear these suckers.

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