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Old September 8th, 2011, 08:35 AM
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I don't like terminals that leave the conductors open to the elements or cause the cable to be supported by the conductor.
This how I do all of mine, with red for Pos of course.
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Old September 8th, 2011, 02:25 PM
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Kyle - went with a very similar amp, the JL Audio D-class amp JL XD400/4 (figured if it was going in the compartment a high efficiency low temp class D or class T amp). Main reason I went with the JL is that I had read some feedback that the Alpine got a little warm. JL like Alpine has a pretty solid reputation as well. Would be interested in seeing a picture of the setup if you get a chance to post.
I will get a pic up here soon im working on installing my alternator right now then ill get u a pic..
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Old September 8th, 2011, 04:22 PM
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I put my battery on the rear wheel wells in nautical battery holders. One on each side. I put a nautical A-B switch selector and use the seat battery container for storage.

I made a custom cubby box (plywood + epoxy) in wich I put my subwofer amp and a Poly-Planat radio + a CB and, soon, a HAM radio. I have a master cutoff doe all that in case of wading, but this puts my water line at more than 36 inches. In my opinion the seat / battery box is way to low to be usefull and trying to make it really watertight is nearly impossible.
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Old September 8th, 2011, 05:56 PM
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If all you have in the seat box is a battery and you have good connectors it doesn't need to be water tight. Obviously you don't want it holding water (so there's an argument for not making it water tight) but submersing the battery won't hurt anything.
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