Are you planning on installing a new amplifier in your car? If you are, you need to make sure you have the proper equipment for the job. That is where an amplifier kit comes. This kit contains all the necessary tools to do the job. However, you can’t buy any old kit because they are not all made the same. Before you go out and purchase a kit, here is our buying guide on amplifier kits and which models we recommend.
What comes included in an amplifier wiring kit?
A quality amp kit includes all the necessary tools you need to get the job done. You want a kit made from top-notch, quality material. The kit should also include the correct length of wiring for the job and should be tailored for the type of amplifier you purchased. Some of the items that should be included in your are :
- RCA cables
- Remote wire
- Positive and ground wire
- Crimp rings
- Speaker wire
- Fuse holders and fuses
- Zip ties
Are all amp kits designed the same?
No, amp kits are not all designed the same. It is important to match the amplifier kit with the amp you purchased. Buy the wrong kit and expect to have weak sound or no sound at all. Before purchasing your wire kit, research the recommended wire gauge you need for your amp.
Our top-rated amp kits by gauge
Here at Sonic Electronix, we offer a variety of amp kits for almost any gauge. The list seems intimidating at first, so here is our top-rated and recommended kits from our website.
0-2 Gauge Amp Kit
The NVX XKIT02 is filled with more silver-tinned copper than required for better power delivery. Our 100% Oxygen-Free copper is designed to battle corrosion resistance and increase conductivity. The True-To-Gauge cable meets or exceeds industry standards of copper for the gauge size.
4 Gauge Amp Kit
The Belva BAK44BL offers a quality kit at a wallet-friendly price. Their wires are made from copper-clad aluminum to provide exceptional power transfer. This kit is perfect for audio systems up to 1000 watts.
6 Gauge Amp Kit
JL Audio XMD-PCS50A-1-L10
The JL Audio XMD-PCS50A-1-L10 ensures the safety of your audio system with the included marine circuit breaker. The terminals are stainless steel, perfect for corrosion resistance.
8 Gauge Amp Kit
Rockford Fosgate RFK8
for audio systems up to 400 watts, we recommend the Rockford Fosgate RFK8. The wires are oxygen-free copper, perfect for power transfer. The AGU fuse holders included in the kit offer ideal protection for lower-powered systems.
10 Gauge Amp Kit
Another wallet-friendly amp kit is the Stinger SK46101. The 10 gauge amp kit is great for audio systems up to 300 watts. The RCA cables included in the kit use twisted-pair technology for noise reduction.
Once you find the correct amplifier and proper kit, you are ready to install your amp in your vehicle. If you need a step by step guide on how to do so, please check out our blog on how to do so. If you are still stuck on which amplifier is right for you, check out our blog on amplifiers.