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    Earthing

    has anybody used one of these?
    http://www.jdmperformance.co.uk/item...hp?prodID=1435

    its and earthing kit. i have done the earthing mod that every1 seems to be talking about at the moment but im looking to earth the car batter.

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    Could do it yourself far cheaper than buying that kit. Just get some cable from halfrauds or some electrical stockist and do the same.

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    was thinking about that. but just wondering if it would cause any problems sticking new earths in the engine bay?? is there any places i shouldnt put a new earth to, that might cause running issues???

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    Quote Originally Posted by spidercoupe View Post
    was thinking about that. but just wondering if it would cause any problems sticking new earths in the engine bay?? is there any places i shouldnt put a new earth to, that might cause running issues???
    Positive wires

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    i know that mate. lol. well i mean like, on the side of the alternator, or the head . . . .ect.... ect???

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    Just put in heavier versions of what's already in the car i.e. battery to bodywork, engine to bodywork, uprate them with lengths of 4 guage.
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    so if i were to double up the original earths but re-route the new wires off the original earths to another earth point it would in theory be better for the car. but creating new earth points wouldnt do much? isnt 4-6 guage wire what you use for amp power cord???

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    use 4 awg for all the above & amp power feed

    use 0 for amp if u dont like to do things by half!

    4 is ideal for uprated +/- under the bonnet

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    i have run a double wire from the alternator to an earth near the front passenger side suspension strut. doing this has made my battery charge better and made that didgy idle pulse go away??

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    Ditto - I used some spare 4awg amp cable with some rings crimped on each end - I added an extra cable to both the battery>chassis wire and the chassis>engine wire. Dead easy job, my OEM leads were looking severely worse for wear!

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