Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007 Discussion, Available power for a subwoofer in Cadillac CTS Coupe, Sport Sedan and Sport Wagon Forums; Hi, I was wondering if anyone had an idea of how much power a 04 3.6L CTS could put out ...
- 05-07-05 10:07 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
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Available power for a subwoofer
I was wondering if anyone had an idea of how much power a 04 3.6L CTS could put out for powering an amplifier? I'm looking to run two kickers at around 1100 rms watts, and I'm hoping it won't take a second or better alternator to power it. Has anyone run a system at similair wattage off their cts? I can deal with some lights dimming once in a while but obviously the car needs to keep running.
Thanks for the help
- 05-07-05 11:27 PM #2
Re: Available power for a subwoofer
You should be fine, I powered 1800 watts RMS in my last car with a smaller alternator. The key is to make sure you install caps so that the battery does not take those hard bass hits.