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    1.0 Farad Power Capacitor

    Just seen this on ebay and was going to put it in the ebay links section but it says its 20/24v dc does that mean its no good for 12v cars?

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...509%26_fvi%3D1

    At £20 delivered it seems like a bargain if it is ok for 12v cars
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    i read somewhere that power caps dont help ur system at all.if anything they make u lose voltage or something.if i find the write up about it ill post it up for u.
    if u want more power for your system you would be better off getting a secondary battery.
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    Power caps are a huge grey patch, they are useful in SQ installs however if you are more into your long low bass then they do put more strain on your system. It's a 50/50 call with onlypersonal opinion distinguishing between them. I'm not sure if it would damage anythong but i know it would be better to have a 12/14v cap.

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    In my opinion

    Don't bother

    Spend the money on upgrading the Big 3 and getting a Vectra Diesel 400A din power battery ( all be it more expensive than a Power cap )
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    go to
    http://www.realmofexcursion.com/forum.html
    scroll down and click on the Electrical / Charging System sub forum then look for the sticky topic called "Why you don't need a capacitor"
    fair bit of reading but very detailed
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    what battery have you got?


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    Quote Originally Posted by gazvan_86 View Post
    go to
    http://www.realmofexcursion.com/forum.html
    scroll down and click on the Electrical / Charging System sub forum then look for the sticky topic called "Why you don't need a capacitor"
    fair bit of reading but very detailed
    Found it now

    and whats said in there backs up what I've said, getting a bigger battery would be much better
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