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Can't run 4 gauge through firewall?

Old 06-19-2011, 11:12 PM
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Question Can't run 4 gauge through firewall?

Man I've searched high and low to find a way to get this power cable through the firewall to hook up my amp.

How have you guys done it?

Any advice will be greatly appropriated.
Old 06-19-2011, 11:28 PM
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go through the passenger side of the car go about 6in off the floor panel and make sure once u drill the whole to but a rubber boot in it so ur wire doesnt get cut nd short out or put the wire through and use a hot glue gun to seal it off i have 0 guage nd i had no problem installing it so it shud work fine for u
Old 06-20-2011, 06:39 AM
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:47 AM
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Heck. I got 0awg in mine..

back when I put 4awg through I attached it to a metal rod like an antenna and pushed it through. worked great for me at least..
Old 06-20-2011, 10:07 AM
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Old 06-20-2011, 03:54 PM
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thats where i went with my cable also, the passanger side, just watch out for that one line running on the wall
Old 06-21-2011, 10:06 AM
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My car is an 01 SS
Old 06-22-2011, 09:28 PM
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i ran 4awg through my firewall.. it helps to put a little silicone lubricant on the wire to push it through that way..

watch trewyns video thats where i did mine too. theres plenty of room on that side.
Old 06-23-2011, 04:40 AM
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you all do realize theirs a completely empty gasket on the driver side right?

mines through the passenger side. but that's only because it was convenient for me and i ran 1\0. but 4 gauge isn't as expensive would be worth the extra distance.
Old 06-23-2011, 03:48 PM
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So where u grounding? I had mine attached to this huge nut and bolt on the right rear wheel well

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