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Aftermarket Fuse Block

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by yoshihirokun, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. Mar 3, 2010 at 7:35 PM
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    yoshihirokun

    yoshihirokun [OP] New Member

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    I was planning on installing an aftermarket fuse block for some electrical installs I'm planning to do, however there are ones that are sold with a dedicated ground and ones with just the +12v connection. Whats the difference/purpose/advantages of having a dedicated ground on the fuse box?
     
  2. Mar 3, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    Manlaan

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    I want to say that the dedicated ground is more of a boat thing to allow for easier access to a reliable ground. It really wont hurt to use the dedicated ground fuse box, but when the chassis is right there, there's really not much of a point.
     
  3. Oct 6, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    I know this is an old thread but I just stumbled upon it. Hes right.. the dedicated ground is for boats and other things where you cant really find a ground.. with automobiles its really easy to find a ground so theres not much point in using the dedicated ground terminals on the fuse block
     
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