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Problem with grounding kit? #274838 Sep 14, 1:13pm Sep 14, 1:13pm
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Problem with grounding kit?
What would happen if the grounding kit were installed incorrectly on my car? Would it start? Would it drain the battery? Would I even be able to tell if there was a problem?


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Re: Problem with grounding kit? [Re: CRBN BLU] #274839 Sep 14, 1:16pm Sep 14, 1:16pm
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hooking up a ground kit incorrectly is practicely impossible. technically your entire car is a ground, the only way to screw it up would be to forget to hookup one end of a wire and it just waves around and shorts out your car. either that or you don't tie it back to the battery.

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Re: Problem with grounding kit? [Re: RicePowered] #274840 Sep 14, 1:19pm Sep 14, 1:19pm
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as long as you put back your positive terminal wires and your negative wires, you cant do it wrong, because a grounding kit has nothing to do with how your car works, i mean, its not a vital part, your just trying to aid in helping to ground the car!!


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Re: Problem with grounding kit? [Re: qbanprepster21] #274841 Sep 14, 1:21pm Sep 14, 1:21pm
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Thank you!


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Re: Problem with grounding kit? [Re: CRBN BLU] #274842 Sep 14, 1:36pm Sep 14, 1:36pm
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Where could I get a grounding kit? And how much for a decent/good kit?

Re: Problem with grounding kit? [Re: RookieGTS] #274843 Sep 14, 2:36pm Sep 14, 2:36pm
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team celica.com, happies kit, apexi, and i think some others!!


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Re: Problem with grounding kit? [Re: qbanprepster21] #274844 Sep 14, 2:39pm Sep 14, 2:39pm
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Re: Problem with grounding kit? [Re: fonz182] #274845 Sep 14, 3:40pm Sep 14, 3:40pm
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Aye, tunedinnovations has them for $30 shipped.

I got mine in the mail the other day, seems to be good quality stuff.

(There's also an install guide on their site... Would be hard to hook it up incorrectly!)


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Nothing would happen. If they hooked it to a positive source then they would have some fun with a boiling & possibly exploding battery.

Re: Problem with grounding kit? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #274847 Sep 15, 12:23am Sep 15, 12:23am
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im not sure if it applies to our cars... but a friend of mine forgot to put his custom groundin cables on after takin his stock ones off (i dont know why he forgot so dont ask) but his car had a hard time startin and keepin idle it wanted to turn off once in a while and then the interior lightin kept fadin out. hehe looked funny his car seemed possesed

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