Just got this amp to power my system..did i make a good choice?

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  1. Blair

    Blair New Member

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    Its a kicker 200.4 185 from a local stereo store. let me know what you think.
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    What are you using it to power? That isn't a very big amp.
     
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    sweet amp good choice. using it for ur front and rear speakers im guessing?
     
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    yeah i am running components and 6.5's
     
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    great choice, post pic of birthsheet?
     
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    and yes that is haagen-dazs rocky road :yum: :yum:
     
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    hey what kind of wire should i be buying tomorrow? also what guage of amp wiring kit? and what size of fuse?
     
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    I would run 4 guage power and ground, never can over do it,
    but you need power and ground (same guage) remote wire, RCA's, and atleast 8 guage speaker wire IMO
     
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    If that is the only amp you plan on using, 8 guage power and ground will be fine, and 12 guage speaker wire will be plenty big too, probably won't even need that big. Most amp kits come with remote wire. Walmart has a good 8 guage amp kit for cheap, and it's a good quality name brand.
     
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    8awg speaker wire is completely overkill for any situation except for the most extreme installs. He could use 18awg and be just fine.
     
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    8awg for the SPEAKERS on a 200/4 amp? I don't think so. Anything between 12-18 gauge will be fine man. A nice compromise would be 14 or 16. Also, 8awg will be just fine for a 200/4 amp. I'm running 8awg to my JL 250/1 monoblock and have had no problems. You're under 30 amps, so you should be fine. If you plan on adding amps in the future though, 4awg would be nice.
     

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