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kryten
2008.08.11, 05:52 PM
Can anyone tell me (in lamens terms) what wire i should use to upgrade the stock motor wires please?

mleemor60
2008.08.11, 06:15 PM
As big as you have room for. Within reason of course. Something in a silicone insulator for flexibility. And if possible, a little heavier on the negative wire than the positive.

nusadua
2008.08.18, 08:58 AM
what is the meaning of "stronger" negative wire? What is the addition?
thanx for your answer!

mleemor60
2008.08.18, 10:03 AM
Basic electricity 101. Current flows from negative to positive. The larger negative wire carries more current toward the motor. Just like an internal combustion engine, the intake valves are bigger than the exhaust.

lugnutz
2008.08.18, 02:53 PM
bigger is more power,we like power :D
use a wire with more strains of wire so it moves with the suspension

nusadua
2008.08.19, 01:14 AM
I am understanding. I will try it! Thanx!

marc
2008.08.23, 10:16 AM
bigger is more power,we like power :D
use a wire with more strains of wire so it moves with the suspension

I wouldn't say bigger is more power, but bigger wires certainly can conduct more electricity than smaller wires.

color01
2008.08.24, 04:13 AM
And for RWD cars, pick your 18AWG wire carefully, or you run a high risk of tweaking the car when the wires resist bending. "Superflex" 18AWG is the only wire of that thickness I'd even consider. I use 22AWG motor wires, they're good enough current-wise and they're softer than superflex 18AWG.