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The longer you’re into car audio the more chances you will have to install the components yourself. In this basic guide, I’ll tell you certain tools and components you will need to install a car audio amplifier.
Amplifiers can be a little bit tricky to install. They require removal of internal panels and also the running of wires from the front of the car to the rear or wherever the car audio amplifier will be mounted.
After purchasing you car audio amplifier you will need to purchase an amp wiring kit. These kits usually contain:
* A power wire (big red wire)
* Inline fuse holder
* set of RCA’s
* a long thin wire (mostly in blue color) called a remote
* some speaker wire and various wire connectors and wire loom
These kits also come in various sizes or gauges, with the most common being 8 gauge and 4 gauge kits. The smaller the number means the bigger the wire. 4 gauge kits will be plenty to handle up to roughly 600-1200 watt amplifiers. Read the rest of this entry »