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  1. Electrical
    So I screwed up and shorted the battery positive terminal to the rad support, now the battery light is on while everything tests okay. Belt, alt, alt bracket are all good, what else could it be?
  2. Mechanical Problems
    TL;DR: skip to the last paragraph... So my romantic Valentine's date with my wife last night was a total flop, battery went out in traffic and I had to push the car off the highway and then get a jump (had to float 1500+ RPM's to keep it on) so I could drive to Walmart a few blocks away...
  3. Electrical
    Hey guys, Need some information regarding my setup here. I'm running a 600W class D amp powering 2x 12" subs and another 400W Fosgate 4-ch amp to power my components. A few nights ago i was at a parking lot waiting for someone, so I had my sound system on. I let it run for about 30 minutes...
  4. Electrical
    Looking for a battery terminal that I can put my 4 ga wire for my amp and the power for the car (8 ga?) in. I'm looking for inexpensive. This one looked ok, but I never heard of them and wanted to get some other opinions first...
  5. Mechanical Problems
    So, I just got home after a friend of mine came 30 mins out of her way to boost my battery. I replaced the battery a year ago. There were no signs of the battery dying (i.e. dimming lights, slow crank, etc). I made a few stops to a few friends' houses, about 5 mins away from each other. The...
  6. Electrical
    Hey I am going away for three weeks, should I remove the negative terminal and wrap it up? I also have a capacitor. The temperature will likely not dip down lower than 65 degrees. thanks and will my rear suspension(tein basics) be messed up if the driveway is a little sloped and not flat?
  7. Swap and Forced Induction
    where did you mount your battery?
  8. Electrical
    Some of you may remember a few years back my was hit by a drunk driver in a hit and run. Yep, It was parked in front of my house and some time during the night a drunk bastard in a white cavalier hit my car then took off. Well my insurance paid me pretty good and I got the car fixed but never...
  9. Electrical
    I recently relocated my battery to the trunk. This was great for opening up more room in the engine bay but would cause me to loose some in the trunk. I came up with an idea. I could get an Optima Battery and mount it on its side in the spare tire well. You know between your spare tire and...
  10. Electrical
    So I deffinatly want to upgrade my charging system because now I'm having problems. Just want to know what is a alternator with a higher output and what is the strongest battery for lots of intense loads on the charging system. For example a sounds system and two sets of HID's, maybe A/C...
  11. Mechanical Problems
    Ok heres the deal. I removed my battery and crap to install cold air intake got it all in looks and sounds great. Now after i reinstalled everyhting i went to use my key lock "thingey" sorry dont know technical term, and the doors locked, but no horn beep and you know when u leave trunk open for...
  12. Electrical
    i have a double beam 01-03 H4 HID kit and i had to hook it up to my battery, but a guy i know with an 04-05 9006 kit did not have to hook anything up to the battery. Why is that?
  13. Electrical
    Looking to fix up my electrical system a bit. I was gona' start by moving the battery to the trunk. Winters are harsh up here, a lot of salt, a lot of snow. A few things I'd like to clear up. I have a sub and amp in the back already, there are a few wires ran under the carpets and in the door...
  14. Member Builds
    I guess it's time to start one of these since i'm moving on with my K20 swap. This will be a slow build as parts will be bought when funds become available. Parts needed: -K20A2 Complete Changeover (Received: 03/30/09) -EP3/DC5 Subframe (Received: 12/26/08) -Hasport Mounts (Received: 04/06/09)...
  15. Electrical
    hey i have HIDs, 750 watt amp, and now I want to add some ricer LED lights, is that too much for my battery? if I have to get my battery recharged for any reason or charge someone else's car, do i have to remove the HID, amp connections before I hook the cable up?
  16. Electrical
    So I need to relocate my battery to the trunk so I can put an air filter on my snail. Is it as simple as just extending the cables all the way to the trunk or am I missing something? Is there a kit to do this with if so LMK
  17. Mechanical Problems
    So as of the drive home it looks like I am in the market for a new battery...any recommendations? Could this just be poor contact at the terminals?
  18. General Talk
    WHeres a good place to relocate the battery for more room in the bay. I want a stable place to put it in where it wont ground itself or anything by accident. If you relocated, post pics please =)
  19. Mechanical Problems
    so, i noticed about 2 weeks ago my battery light flickering on and off, but it would go away. Now, the battery light continues to flicker on and off and will not stop. i already replaced my alternator and battery. i got it checked out, but they could not figure out why, they tested the new...
  20. Electrical
    Where is a good place to buy new battery terminals. Yes, I know I can google it, but I want to know a creditable place to buy them. I want the gold ones. The reason I am doing this is because a have a good sound system (no subs) and I am about to install HIDs next week. As of now, my headlights...
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