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Old 11-12-2009, 08:50 PM
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Default What gauge wire to use for battery relocation to the trunk?

I have to relocate my battery to the trunk in my 00 Integra GSR. What gauge wire would be the best? I bought a Rockford Fosgate 4ga power wire kit today. I think that should do the job, but I just wanted to make sure.
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You are correct sir, at minimum do 4 gauge, i personally ran 2 gauge in mine, but 4 gauge will do the job.
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thanks, it was all they had in stock @ work and i needed it today
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Anytime, Did you get good terminals for the kit?
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I just got the RF distribution kit so I can connect all my wires under the hood to the power wire and run it to the back.
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At least a 4 gauge but the smaller the gauge the better.
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i put the starter wire and the fuse box wire at 4 gauge and ran them into a big fuse then went 0 gauge back to the battery
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Sweet, You shouldn't have one issue then. Have fun doing it and post up some pics when your done
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I used 0. I would suggest to go min4 but 2 or 0 is great. Install a circuit breaker aswell!
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Old 11-14-2009, 08:46 AM
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Well I ran the 4 gauge and everything is working great so far.
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I gotta do this to my car also, how long did you get the wire? how much u pay?

What are you using to hold down the battery in the trunk?
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Default Re: What gauge wire to use for battery relocation to the trunk?

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At least a 4 gauge but the smaller the gauge the better.
you mean the lower the gauge # the better.. cause too small of a gauge <4 would be bad... voltage drop, ie.
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Do not overlook running a circuit breaker guys. The added length will cuase a higher current draw so put one in to be safe

Also just spend a little extra and get a battery box. One of the best things I bought when doing my relocate.
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hey bud, i know i am late to this but i was wondering what size cable did you use to run the power from your fuse box to the battery? assuming you didnt move the battery to the trunk as well.
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