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Grounding Mods?

Is it worth putting some new grounds on the truck?

My truck, as far as electronics go, is going to have a 2000W inverter, a decent stereo with a stealthbox, HID's in the headlights, HID's in the fogs, and 4 HID driving lights, as well as on-board air with train horns.

To me, I am thinking about doing dual alternators, and beefing up the grounds on the truck...

Any thoughts?




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cant hurt anything

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I added four ground cables to my '06:

- One from each negative to the engine
- One from the driver side neg to the body
- One from the body to the engine.

All were 4 ga welding cables.

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cool i think i'll get some cables and go to town




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cool i think i'll get some cables and go to town
The fact of the matter is that many problems are caused by poor grounding. A poor ground can cause a voltage drop increasing amperage causeing parts to overheat among other things.

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