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quick question can you run 2 batterys with out a isolater and be all right im not running 2 batts till i do the big 3 and upgrade my alt
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What everyone has been saying... Grommets, strain reliefs, heat shrink on all crimped lugs...
Also, the wire-lugs are either too big for the gauge wire you are usings or just crimped too much; over crimping can damage the wire causing an easy break or broken strands and can cause higher resistance and heat.

Not criticizing your work, just a long time Quality Engineer can't leave well enough alone.

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quick question can you run 2 batterys with out a isolater and be all right im not running 2 batts till i do the big 3 and upgrade my alt
Not recommended. If you get both batteries at the same time and they are the same it would be ok, but otherwise the weaker battery will produce a strain on the stronger battery and reduce the life of it.

In addition, the isolator allows you to run accessories off if the aux battery while leaving vharge on the cranking battery.
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Not recommended. If you get both batteries at the same time and they are the same it would be ok, but otherwise the weaker battery will produce a strain on the stronger battery and reduce the life of it.

In addition, the isolator allows you to run accessories off if the aux battery while leaving vharge on the cranking battery.
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thats why i put the isolater in my truck... and i crimped the lugs like that because i was having a problem with the lugs... the wire would slip out with only one or 2 crimps so i crimped it untill it wouldnt come out....
the lugs (in my opinion) are way to big for the wire... but the guy from Pipe-Audio said those were the correct size and i got 25 of them for a really good price.....

i also think the whole think looks really good being im a broke college kid.


by the way ive been saving my change and saved enough to buy 1 of 2 door speaker amps

comes in on the 10th maybe a little earlier
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