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Old 11-15-2012, 07:48 AM
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Originally Posted by New Bird View Post
They are telling me to use both wires or because the battery is behind the passenger 's seat and the the alti. is on the drivers side the guy told me to use a even larger cable because of the length of the cable
I would go w/the cable gauge recommendation. The last thing you want is a high output charging system running into a small gauge wire that supplies current to the vehicle, IMHO. I don't know if the wire from the alternator to the starter is necessary unless you're using the starter as the distribution point.
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