This guy came into my shop today complaining of his (self-installed) amp not working. This is all i took a picture of but, as you can guess, the entire car was a disaster.
That's scary. If that electrical tape disconnects, your wires could start shorting to the metal behind and below your seat, and that would get very exciting in a hurry.LMFAO that looks like my car except i have 8g and 4 g wire running. oh and then i have eletrical taped the 8g to a 6g? wire right behind the passenger seat that leads to my amps which btw are not screwed to anything. been like that for 3 yrs?
but on a serious not I was stupid and now i want to do it right... im in the process of fixing my setup but does runnign the wire like i did cuz a possible sound or power issue. I understand the safety and fire issue.
yea i know, i would be doing it how instead of reading this but its raining dogs and cats now. im extremely noob and know nothing. but i keep reading these forumsThat's scary. If that electrical tape disconnects, your wires could start shorting to the metal behind and below your seat, and that would get very exciting in a hurry.
amps are in trunk. the car is a 98 buick century. im running a 40 x 4 chan amp(i thnk alpine mrp m350?) and a 600 watt alpine mpr m650. i would love to upgrade the speaker amp but i would rather wait till i get more $$ for that. i would like to not go any less then 60 solid watts per chan.You should run an entirely new power wire, splicing difference gauges isn't a good plan IMO. Just the same as you shouldn't string coat hangers together to use as speaker wire, you shouldn't have a spliced together multi gauge cable like that.
How much power are you running? That 8ga may be insufficient if you're running a decent amount of power, and you should definitely screw your amp down to be safe.
If you got into a car crash that amp could become a projectile.