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Old 01-01-2012, 12:10 PM
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Has anyone bought one of these or heard anything about them? Just wondering if it truly will juice up our stock alternators for someone like me that has plans of running 3 Mid to low power aftermarket amps on top of the stock amp.

The big 3 upgrade is also more than likely in my future, I'm assuming the benefits of that and ZZP's booster will stack with each other?

Still fairly new to the electronics and audio scene, so any knowledge is greatly appreciated.
 
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i have never heard of it. but you may run into issues battery wise. stock alternator charges at around 14.4 volts. make it charge at 15V will probably shorten the life of your battery by quite a bit. you say you are going to be running 3 mid to low power amps? what kind of watts are you running (RMS)? you can get a way with alot off the stock electrical. or with just a deep cycle battery under the hood. if you tell me the amps your running i can help you with some options
 
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Old 01-01-2012, 12:35 PM
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I'm going to be running a 500W RMS Alpine Mono Amp for my sub, 150W RMS Rockford Fosgate amp for two 6 1/2 subs (Going to build a custom box and mount it in the back seat where the arm rest sits, hopefully add a bit of clean mid-bass), and the 3rd amp I'm unsure of the RMS but it's a 2 channel MTX that I'll be running my door speakers with. I would assume right around 150-250W, I got it for free, why not?
 
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you will be perfectly fine on stock electrical! do the big Three just because its cheap and it comes in handy. but even then its not a needed. at most your at about 900 watts. your good to go my friend. i ran 1500RMS on stock electrical and i dont think my lights dimmed at all. even at night!
 
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Right on!

Question though (if you don't mind my asking), where did you run your ground wire to in your engine bay? I'm sure any clean metal bolt would do the trick but would it be better to run it to the strut tower or..?
 
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i ran mine to the strut tower. which works pretty well. its a little longer then i wanted it but i may move it up closer to the battery soon.

any questions bro feel free to PM me. car audio is all i do
 
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Thanks! I really appreciate it.
 
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No problem!
 
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I read that it would throw off your set cruise control speed a couple MPHs. Might have been over at the Clubgp.
 
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Originally Posted by Jomao_o View Post
I read that it would throw off your set cruise control speed a couple MPHs. Might have been over at the Clubgp.
Well that's no good!
 

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