I will for sure be stealing your idea. Ive got access to some thick stick welding wire which i will run and distribute the grounds in the engine bay, along with 2 grounds underneath the rear seat for a couple amps. Ill prolly just run the same as you did as far as the power wires go, welding wire is just a b*tch to run from the batt to the amps in the rear. They came out of factory with pretty skimpy cables so i agree with you the more the better.
I used 4 gauge stereo wire since it has more stands than standard battery wire. KnuKonceptz was the brand. I ran one to a bolt on the throttle body, I upgraded the factory ground locations (in front of the battery, on the frame, on the engine block) and I ran the wires to other locations under the hood that had an existing bolt, stud or bolt hole. I didn't have to modify much, I just leveraged what was already available. I truly think it's worth upgrading. I'm going to buy a ground distribution block at some point in the future and run a few more grounds. I definitely think it's worth the time and effort.
Oh ok Clean job. I just might steal your idea haha, never had any problems she turns over right away hot or cold but the grounds getting a little green might as well do it all while im at it.. so were the 5 ground locations already available or did you do a little modification? I havent ever chased down where it runs to
I did the ground wires first and I noticed less engine vibration and the electronics such as the turn signals seemed to flicker more consistent if that makes sense. Regarding the triple positive wires, I was experiencing a hot start problem and this cured it. Upon restarting the truck when the engine is hot, it spins over effortlessly.
Hey my man i was just snooping through your profile and seen your 3/5 wire power and ground connections, I was wondering how much if at all it helped? I would think it does you more good than me considering you have the bigger amp alternator.
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