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Amp Ground on wiring harness

I installed my head unit yesterday and on the wiring harness there was an "amp ground" wire. The "amp ground" wire is on the vehicle side of the wiring harness not the head unit side. Do I just connect it to the same ground as the the large ground wire on the amp?

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sounds like a winner to me. Mainly just be sure it's grounded good. I believe that one is for the internal amp.
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sounds like a winner to me. Mainly just be sure it's grounded good. I believe that one is for the internal amp.
The "amp ground" wire is on the vehicle side of the wiring harness not the head unit side. I probably should have mentioned that.
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Ah.

yeah, just another ground wire then. Nowhere near big enough to properly ground an amp, I'm guessing, since it's on the factory harness. I would prolly just hook it up with the regular head unit ground, and run my amp grounded seperatly.
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yeah its a 18 gauge wire. Way to small to ground the amp, but thats why I was wondering if I hook up the thick ground wire and the thin one going to the dash.
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