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I've been seeing questions about this lately so I'm deciding to post this up.


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ooooo nice find
 
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what if i have more power than displayed on the chart?
 
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Multiple runs of 1/0, or step up to 2/0, 4/0.
 
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So the longer the cable the higher Gauge you should use?I didnt know that.
 
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So the longer the cable the higher Gauge you should use?I didnt know that.
longer lengths of wire equal more resistance. To counter act the resistance, a larger wire is used.
 
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is it better to get a bigger gauge? just because u can?
 
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always good to get bigger cable if you plan on upgrading in the future. get as big as you can afford.
 
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so for my amp do i go by the total watts or the rms
 
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total rms of the system.
 

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