• Reviews around wire (2.91 of 5)

    BOSS Audio Systems KIT2 8 Gauge Amplifier Installation Wiring Kit - A Car Amplifier Wiring Kit Helps You Make Connections and Brings Power To Your Radio, Subwoofers and Speakers

    • Great thick wires for simple amp amp install
    • the main hot wire lost voltage from start to end???
    • Great wires, included black sleeve is very useful
    • I bought a single 12” boss sub and the wires are perfect for it
    • The remote wire is fine because it is a standard low-watt signal wire
    • The wire pretty much falls apart just by twisting it
    • All aluminum wire, very undersized wire thats not actually US gauge sizes, fuse holders were already cracked in the package
    • Cheaper wiring than a cheap schoshe kit from wally world bumped a wire against the floor and covering peeled back.
    • I could shake the wire to make the amp turn on or off
    • The wires I received are very nice
    • I needed the wire to be pretty thick like 8
    • Really nice wiring kit does the job every time!
    • This is not a solid copper wire.
    • Overpriced wire not proper gauged.
    • Upset! ran wiring nice and clean went to tie into amp and
    • n’t feel comfortable wiring anything with this “amp kit“
    • , it is convenient, has all the parts that you need, affordably priced and all the wires are nice and long
    • Poor quality speaker wire, power wire is not a true 8ga
    • Oh, and the wire is very stiff.
    • Do yourself a favor and pay a little extra for a better wire kit.
    • Good wiring kit would recommend to anyone.
    • shipping was fast, loved the wiring.
    • No good buy a better quality wire.
    • Noticed the cable for ground is too short it is not advertised 3' so I had to use the positive wire to extended, otherwise everything is as advertised.
    • Good quality wire, has evreytging you need for basic installation
    • Cheap fall apart wire
    • The positive wire(while long enough) is not a true 8 gauge
    • Very good standard wire system..would buy again definitely
    • This extremely fine wire was also brittle and easily damaged when twisting or inserting into terminals
    • wire is good,
    • the fuse holder broke on install, and not enough wire ends for the 4 gauge wire, very disappointing, DO NOT BUY get better brand
    • super tiny and speaker wires are like 16 or 18 gauge, which I did not use at all.
    • but if you are looking into putting a high end system in your car then I suggest looking at better quality wires than this.
    • The wires are not good, rotting, it's like I got a very old package, strip the
    • Loved that wires were plenty long enough to run to rear of vehicle.
    • comes with a little bit of electrical conduit to protect the wiring in places, its not much though
    • Worst wiring kit ever
    • I feel like the internal wires are brittle
    • Read the bad "cheap" reviews but honestly think this is a great quality amp wire set, yes the gauge is a little smaller than advertised but it works perfectly fine for
    • Decent wiring for the job i was doing
    • All the wires were plenty long enough and it came with all the terminals and accessories needed to complete the install.
    • Right gauge wire for everything, nice quality
    • Good wire
    • Easy install, wires are a bit cheap
    • I feel like the wires are every thin
    • Great wire kit
    • It was also hard to strip for connections, however the wire stripper I had only went to 10ga stranded wire or 8ga solid wire
    • Speaker wire seams like 20ga and insulation splits.
    • Very good wire and comes with everything you need, only complaint is that I’m by a huge fan of the what th fuse is designed in its plastic housing.
    • Great wiring kit for the money
    • Very cheap wire
    • Good thick wires and strong connections
    • I'd suggest to buy better quality wire
    • Cheap wire not proper specs
    • Great wiring!
    • is I noticed in a lot of their pictures and videos is that they don't have the split wire loom protecting their wires and so do the people that I've done stereos
    • This one, the actual wire in the insulation looks more like a better brands 10 awg wire
    • (they are only worth maybe $100 combined).So, if you have components worth more than a couple hundred dollars, you should buy a decent wiring kit, not this
    • and I finally got to open and this is horrible wiring set the RCA Jack's are
    • If you buy this, then bring wise and also buy proper speaker wires
    • This was not copper core, just copper coated, had a ton of insulation instead of the more expensive wiring inside, and certainly wasn’t 8 gauge.-Included
    • The wire did seem thin and I have been smelling some burning
    • There was enough power wire to run from the trunk just behind the right side passenger seat, under the passenger side door jams behind the front firewall to the drivers side out into the engine bay then back to the passenger side of the engine compartment where my batter is located.
    • It worked great on my Rockford fosgate P2D4 sub hooked up to my R500.1 amp This wire is good enough for a first system
    • The wire itself is cheap.
    • The box I received was already opened, and I can see why it was returned after looking at the poor wimpy wires this kit uses.
    • Decent looking wires
    • n’t work in the fuse doesn’t work but besides that everything else works the ground wire
    • I am pleased to report that there is enough speaker wire to manage an easy subwoofer install
    • Cheap wires
    • The wires are very poor and not as described
    • Two wires broke at the solder joint while routing the wires
    • nice wire!
    • Cheap wire not proper specs
    • is I noticed in a lot of their pictures and videos is that they don't have the split wire loom protecting their wires and so do the people that I've done stereos
    • Cheap speaker wire they include and not to mention the rca plugs as well
    • Very good wire and comes with everything you need, only complaint is that I’m by a huge fan of the what th fuse is designed in its plastic housing.
    • The speaker wire was missing an entire conductor...basically making it a remote wire
    • Otherwise all the main wires and fuse work great.
    • Otherwise all the main wires and fuse work great.
    • Cheapo, I expected a little better honestly, but hey I bought a cheap wire kit
    • Well, normally I would not use such a limited wiring kit, but let me take a moment and tell you what this is perfect for is the wiring for your equalizer or external crossover
    • I should've known better than to buy a cheap wiring kit
    • Perfect length wires for crew cab pickups
    • Very nice wiring kit!
    • I went to a audio shop at my Location and they even specified that the wire was cheap ass wire and didn't have enough copper in it to hold a high current "600watts" they then hook me up and sent me on my way
    • Super durable and thick wires great for installing my subwoofer
    • so I had to go buy the correct 8 gauge wire
    • BOSS misrepresents their wire
    • The wire in this kit is very flexible(which is a good thing for routing around in your car).I used these kits to wire up a 600 watt BOSS amp and a 1200 watt BOSS amp
    • Great little wiring kit
    • Exposed wires break easy
    • Works for my weak sub/amp combo at the moment, NOT true 8ga wire though.
    • Both the power and ground cables are trash they tend to come apart when bolted due to cheap wiring
    • If I had to say anything negative, it would be that the ground wire (black) was about a foot short for my install, but I had plenty of red wire leftover from the run to the
    • Great wiring kit and great price!!!
    • The first thing is that the wires are very stiff and frustrating to work with
    • Nice amp kit wiring for the money.
    • The 3ft ground wire only measured 34”
    • This is not a true 8AWG product, after running this I notice that this was not a 8AWG is more like a 11 gauge, I could of burn my interior car wires
    • I feel like the internal wires are brittle
    • Wire was undersized
    • Great wires for any sub/amp
    • very comprehensive wiring kit fit my application perfectly
    • The wires are not good, rotting, it's like I got a very old package, strip the
    • Didn’t come with correct wire connectors to plug into my amp
    • My slingshot needs manual start so hot wire needs fuse from dist
    • This extremely fine wire was also brittle and easily damaged when twisting or inserting into terminals
    • Quick shipping and good wire
    • The remote wire is barely usable at all to be safe with 12v supplied
    • The wires are not very good
    • The wire frays and falls apart really easy
    • Good wire pretty much what to expect the fuse it came with blew out wasn't strong enough to support my 4000 watt system
    • My only complaint is that most of the terminal hardware is junk, which is a shame, since the wiring is actually pretty decent
    • But if the wire is not 8 gauge and the fuse is rated for 8 the wire will burn before the fuse
    • Remote wire is adequate I guess.
    • The 600 watt amp is using this wire and works fine with no fuse issues
    • Unsafe to use for high watts system can melt wire and cause fire with family in car
    • I had run the power wire before realizing this and I’n going to remove it and buy a proper wire
    • Update.3/15/21The remote wire broke somewhere in the chassis run today
    • The wiring was not long enough for me to install into my jeep
    • All wires are undersized with thick casing to make it look like it is the real thing.
    • To bad I cut the wires, because this would have been a candidate for a return; instead it ended-up in a drawer of wires for random use.
    • so I end up having wires showing in places I don’t like
    • Good for what it is, a cheap wiring kit.
    • I know there was one dude here that said that he had to break the glass to see if it was a fuse he didn't have any split wire loom on his wires his heated up and melted so if you don't use the product correctly then obviously things are going to fall
    • I spend some time running all the wires through my vehicle to fine out the the 50
    • not really impressed the wire is marked 8awg but more like 10-12awg speaker wire is marked 16awg but more like 18awg, audio cables are good
    • If you want the cheap wires then don't push your amp too hard
    • Cheaper wiring than a cheap schoshe kit from wally world bumped a wire against the floor and covering peeled back.
    • After the screw created the hole, it made it bigger than the screw threads so it wouldn't secure the ground wire.
    • In my attached picture, you will see (left to right), true 8g power wire, true 10
    • Wire is way undersized.
    • had it set up on my car only lasted 3 days in my car before the wires started to fall apart
    • More than enough wiring to reach from my car stereo to the new sub-woofer in the rear of my vehicle
    • the main hot wire lost voltage from start to end???
    • It came with 6 feet of split wire loom which wasn't enough & was flimsy
    • Good kit but the speakers wires are are cheap no good wires
    • I’d recommend 8 gauge wiring for a single 10’’ woofer
    • My fault as I was in a rush and didn't carefully read reviews and answers, but +1 that this is far undersized wire.
    • The wires are not the correct wire gauge as indicated, there is more wire insulation then there is actual wire
    • Awesome wiring kit comes with everything ud need only thing that could make it better would be a 2 or 4 farad capacitor
    • and it's just enough wire period to run set up no room for error
    • Good wire and insulation quality
    • Nice wires for stereo to amp
    • The positive wire is cheaply made, because it has more rubber cover than copper conductor , it ended working for my needs since it was for a motorcycle ,
    • Easy hook up car sounds wonderful but wire cord could have been longer
    • Pretty cheap wire
    • The speaker wires will snap with the smallest amount of pressure, and the remote wire is very weak as well
    • The real wire looks more like a 12 or 14 gauge wire
    • The only good wires are the remote and the speakers
    • but it should have one more ring connector for the thicker wires (power and ground).
    • And you probably will mess up the crimping because the actual wires are extremely brittle
    • Package was open and missing items remote wire and connectors
    • Wire is garbage and the inline fuse is dangerous
    • The wire was easy to strip and was long enough to run to the backseat of the truck cab.
    • You can't beat the price, but not the highest quality of product, I would prefer thicker wiring and better fuses, as my first fuse fried in one day
    • This is a great cheap wiring kit
    • Very soft wiring for power wire and easily cut by firewall and could cause a fire if done wrong
    • Comes with more than enough wire for just about any application
    • **DO NOT BUY THIS KIT****Horrible quality wiring kit
    • Was missing the 4gauge black ground wire
    • Make sure you but a thick enough wire for your setup
    • IS THAT CHEAP BOSS WIRE WITH LITTLE TO
    • Also speaker wire has no good markings to show negative wire
    • the wire are very cheap and fraile and would not recommend you buy
    • It looks like a good kit but I have never seen wires cut and fall apart so easily on power and ground
    • My only complaint is the split wire loom is barely big enough for the power wire
    • The only wires worth using were the speaker wires
    • The wires work of course, but the quality on them seems a little "soft" .
    • Cheap wire
    • The wire is easy to cut thru as you stripe off the insulation.
    • Wire shorted out and wont work a few days after the return window closed
    • Used this wiring before and it works great.
    • More than enough wire to do the job.
    • Do yourself a favor and get the proper wires etc. and skip this non
    • I only completed one so far, and am seriously considering tearing all this stuff back out and throwing both kits in the trash and getting better wire.
    • It’s nice to have the proper wiring for a car stereo system
    • Wire feels super cheap and definitely has a low copper contents
    • Good quality cables and wire
    • Spend a little more and get the right wiring kit
    • Don't trust your expensive car audio equipment to inferior wiring!
    • The fuse good the positive wire good the ground wire good
    • , BOSS should get a refund from their manufacturer if the wire is guaranteed, at least partial, especially cable that connects to a auto
    • Some wire ferrules for the in-line fuse would be nice as to not cut up the fine stranded power wire but for the money I can’t complain.
    • Cheap wiring and could smell it burning
    • There are better brand out thereFor 3 more dollars you can get a much better car audio speaker kit wire
    • Perfect for fresh wiring.
    • Cheap and skinny wire, but it works.
    • The wire looks like its 20 gauge or smaller and its made out of aluminum
    • They fall into holder before actually securing the wire.
    • If you attempted to use this for the amperage that a regular 8 gauge kit can supply you would overheat the wires and at the least cause more power drawl at the fuse location due to the higher resistance.
    • The RCA cables seem find and speaker wire are good as well as the remote wire..
    • good quality wires and
    • Got this 3 months ago and it’s been a solid wiring kit
    • This is a great cheap wiring kit
    • Wire looks undersized but strands are very fine and flexible
    • The speaker wires will snap with the smallest amount of pressure, and the remote wire is very weak as well
    • Wire seemed a bit smaller than other 8ga I have used, but worked great.
    • Good kit but the speakers wires are are cheap no good wires