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Old 08-28-2007, 11:45 AM
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what size?

what size wire do i need to run on a 1 wire alternator(100amp) from alt to battery? thanks

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what size wire do i need to run on a 1 wire alternator(100amp) from alt to battery? thanks
Minimum #8, better #6. If your battery is in the trunk consider #4.

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i got a 4 to be safe,thanks
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Doc here,


Stock locations, 8 will work (less than 3 feet).

The longer the run the larger the cable, then you must measure and refer to a National AWG chart, for Current Vs Length of the Run Vs Wire Composition.




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