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Old 11-20-2011, 02:38 PM
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Alternator wiring mod, my way

So I finally got around to doing the alternator wiring mod on my blue car, but I have a real difficult time keeping things simple and straightforward. So somehow, the battery ended up in the trunk.


Megafuse holder and fuse from amazon.com
1/0 gauge wire from knukonceptz (the CCA, not full copper)
(I ordered 25 feet, but used less than 20. Not sure exactly how much though, I forgot to measure it.)
6 1/0 gauge ring terminals, also from knukonceptz
a bunch more of the 4 gauge ring terminals
Some 4 gauge wire that was laying around
Some fresh battery terminals from advance
Lots of electrical tape

If I were to do this again, I would use 2 gauge full copper instead, since the wire would be a lot easier to work with and the 2 gauge from Knukonceptz is bigger than most 2 gauge. 1/0 gauge is huge, plus it weighs less. 1/0 is the way to go to play it safe though.

Pictures will explain better than words ever could:

There are more pics here.









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'94 Laguna Blue LSi ~159k.......JDM ultra short-geared 3.900 STi Version 7 6-speed w/ Cobb shortshifter, ECUtune 244,8.1mm/256,9.1mm i/e cams, group N motor mounts, '97 grille, JDM clear corners, Momo JDM Legacy GT steering wheel, apkarian's LED tails, silver STi BBS wheels, PWR radiator, redstuff pads f/r, drilled/slotted rotors, bontragerworks rsb #18, Koni/GC 450f/375r coilovers, Megan Racing adjustable lateral links, KMac c/c plates, Stebro exhaust, ECUtune 1v5, Optima battery in the trunk where it belongs. Turbo project

'97 Ebony LSi ~137k #036.......Power mode mod, JDM clear corners, BBS wheels. AUX/pocket mod

Now a mod "over there" ............Photo album

Last edited by icingdeath88; 11-20-2011 at 03:28 PM. Reason: added some info
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