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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-10-05, 09:46 AM Thread Starter
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BA Headlights go dull

I just had a pair of Kicker amps and a sub fitted to my car and when i turn the volume up my headlights go dull and pulse with the music.Anyone got any ideas how to fix this
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turn the music down.....or get some coloured light covers and start a disco.

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where does the power for the amps come from ??

you proberly need a dedicated power cable from the battery , ...
if you already have this you might need a stronger battery or bigger alternator.

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Re: BA Headlights go dull

If you put a capacitor in to suit the size of your amps it will take the burdon off the battery and alternator. Your battery will last longer too. If you continue to overload the battery it will eventually damage it too much.

I put a 1.2 Farrod Cap in for two amps (a 4 channel and a 2 channel amp) and never had any issues.
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Re: BA Headlights go dull

caraudioaustralia.com. You would be best to check there is a dedicated thick power cable to the amps, and you may need to uograde to a decent sound specific deep cycle battery. About $150. Check the tutorial questions for info there, or post the question, it's a good site for answers like this.

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