I am having a local install shop install a Kenwood head unit, new 4" front speakers, two 6x9"s in the rear with a 400W amp powering them. I'll also have two 12" Lanzar Max Pro 1600W max, powered buy a Legacy Predator 2x2000W amp. The car the system will be installed in is a 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. My concern is if the car will be able to power the system and what measures I can take to help, or if I should just let the install shop reccommend what to do. Thanks to anyone for their help.
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You will need Microsoft Excel, a multi-meter and a way to burn an audio CD from an MP3.
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If it cuts out after the install is complete then you will need to upgrade your alternator. If your upgraded amp doesn't solve the power issue then you have to get a CAP (short for capacitor) this hold some juice for your amps when they need a little extra.
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You could also ask the install shop to install a 4 gauge wire from the battery to the amps, this will help the juice get to the amps.
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I hope they don't install your amps under your seat, I had an amp catch fire once while I was driving...not any fun.
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definitely get a capacitor. I found a nice 5 farad Power Acoustic, brand new for $80 shipped on eBay. I might get it for myself, if I ever get the money! -_-
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Ultimately your only options will be to get an upgraded battery made for deep cycle situations (Optima Yellow top for example), or to upgrade your alternator. Buying a capacitor will only cause your alternator more strain if it is already having trouble keeping up with the power usage.
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WHATEVER YOU DO, DONT GET A CAP
it will just put more strain on your electrical system
a new alt will be a good start, optima is old school. id go with kinetik batteries
oh try upgrading the ground from the chassis to the battery
that will help out alot
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