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I have a friend that has a high out put alternator that was in his 07 outback that had a turbo, will it mount in outback that is non turbo?
 

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Not a huge upgrade, I think he said 160 or 180. I'm not running a huge upgrade in the audio system just a kenwood dnx system and a sound ordnance under seat sub.
 

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Then you will need to replace the stock battery cable to the alternator to handle the load.
 

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I plan to upgrade the cable from the alternator to the battery with a 2 gauge wire (should I fuse that wire?). I was also going to upgrade the ground wires to the engine block and to the frame with 2 gauge. Is there any other wires I should change? also should I leave the stock cables in place or disconnect them?
 

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No fuse. That is handled by the 100 amp in the relay box.

When you upsize the battery cable you will not need the original. You can keep the original ground cable. Additional ground connections help, not hurt.
 

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The car has a diehard platinum group 35 battery that is about two months old.
 
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