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I planning my audio upgrade. Here are my plans please review and critique. This will be connected to my aftermarket pioneer HU I think it is a deh-410

Front Speakers
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-2UmCC7wkK6w/cgi-bin/ProdView.asp?g=410&I=1086810CS
Rear Speakers
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-2UmCC7wkK6w/cgi-bin/ProdView.asp?g=52200&I=1086812CF
Sub in stealth box
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-2UmCC7...p?g=520&tab=features_and_specs&i=575P2D28#Tab
Amp for door speakers
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-2UmCC7wkK6w/cgi-bin/ProdView.asp?g=120&I=500MRPF250
Amp for Sub
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-2UmCC7wkK6w/cgi-bin/ProdView.asp?g=120&I=158XM1252


Also I have question about powering the amps. I have a power splitter from a previous install it can hold two fuses, currently they have 2 30A fuses. What is the best way to power these amps...from the battery to the amps? I was thinking a main fuse 60A before the splitter and keep the 2 30A fuses at the split then to the amps
 

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Dont have an answer for your wiring question but I do want to mention thatyour front speakers are rated 90 rms and that amp is only 40 rms. I would get a bigger amp for your speakers.
 

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Power cable fusing principles:

you MUST fuse your power cables within 18" of the battery. If you dont, your taking un-neccessary risk.

So yes, you need to have your 60 amp fuse close to the battery, and then the splitter fuses will be added protection.

An aside: 60 amp main fuse sounds small- most people have an 80-120A fuse depending on their power cable size. If 60 is what you've got, it will be fine as long as your amps are rated for under that. It wouldn't work for my setup though- my sub amp pulls 43, and my 4-channel full range amp draws 30. Just check your specs.
 

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Your speaker amp is rated at 30 A (per Crutchfield), the sub amp is rated at 60 A. You're going to want a 90 A main fuse, and a 30 and 60 in the splitter. Run at least 4 gauge wire to the splitter, 8 gauge to each amp.
 

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[quote author=Mark C link=topic=68140.msg1175646#msg1175646 date=1170124942]
Your speaker amp is rated at 30 A (per Crutchfield), the sub amp is rated at 60 A. You're going to want a 90 A main fuse, and a 30 and 60 in the splitter. Run at least 4 gauge wire to the splitter, 8 gauge to each amp.
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Would there be any problem running 4 gauge to the splitter and 4 gauge from the splitter to the amps?
 

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[quote author=MadzaLove link=topic=68140.msg1177158#msg1177158 date=1170190696]
[quote author=Mark C link=topic=68140.msg1175646#msg1175646 date=1170124942]
Your speaker amp is rated at 30 A (per Crutchfield), the sub amp is rated at 60 A. You're going to want a 90 A main fuse, and a 30 and 60 in the splitter. Run at least 4 gauge wire to the splitter, 8 gauge to each amp.
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Would there be any problem running 4 gauge to the splitter and 4 gauge from the splitter to the amps?
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most splitters dont have same gauge ins and outs. If you NEED 4 ga for one of the amps, then you need to run bigger than 4 ga into a splitter. Your amps would be fine on 4ga main, 8ga out of the splitter though.
 

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[quote author=MadzaLove link=topic=68140.msg1177158#msg1177158 date=1170190696]
Would there be any problem running 4 gauge to the splitter and 4 gauge from the splitter to the amps?
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No problem, you can always run larger wire, but you can't go smaller. You could use 4 gauge all around if you want to, it's just a little overkill.
 

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cool thank for the assistance
 
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