Originally Posted by WingsofWar
There have been numerous tests about the effectiveness of a voltage stabilizer and grounding kit. In some cars, and certain cars, the energy flow design in these vehicles creates a magnetic field under the engine bay. This field has been known to disrupt the efficiency of the flow of energy and actually steals power from electrical components. This causing the battery to slowly drain from unwanted draw, which equates to several degrees of power loss.
There is no nice way of saying this, so I will just say it: This is 100% gibberish.
"Energy flow design"?
"Magnetic field under the engine bay"?
"Disrupt the flow of energy and actually steals power from electrical components"?
"Several degrees of power loss"?
All complete BS.
What the voltage stabilizer is suppose to do it be placed after the Positive Terminal from the battery to deliver a constant flow of voltage, acting like a capacitor or amp. This will attempt to address the unwanted power loss as a "band-aid".
Please explain how. I'm dying to hear the explanation.
Bad contact Grounding in certain cases are the root cause of this magnetic field,
along with the obvious inefficiency of the energy circulatory system.
A grounding kit is also to be used as a "band-aid" when many or most factory contact grounding spots have been corroded or has not been replaced.
By adding more grounds directly to battery negative you promote better circulation.
This is the first statement in this post what is actually correct. A grounding kit indeed is simply a band-aid for poor factory grounds. As grounds get older, they gain resistance which causes power to be burned off as heat. The resistance also raises the potential of the ground above 0 volts which causes all kinds of issues. HOWEVER, all problems can be solved by simply making sure the STOCK grounds are in good condition. No need for aftermarket products like ground kits.
Like what everyone above has said, these items don't work for every vehicle. But if you find yourself with energy loss. Address all your stock components grounds FIRST, typically if they are properly shielded and contact surface is not corroded you see will proper power without unnecessary electrical draw. Once 100% checked and rechecked your factory grounds there is no need for a grounding kit or voltage stabilizer.
Stop saying "energy loss" please.
It is a generic and poor term that makes no sense in this context. But yes, stock components are what needs to be addressed, not magic aftermarket products.
As a side note, if your an ******* who has 1000 speakers 100 subs, 20 amps, above 1400 watts of power running through your car and have series batteries, having a voltage stabilizer and multiple grounding kits might work for you.
No, no it won't.
Now before you say I don't know what I'm a talking about, search "electronic circuits" in Google and note who's website is the 1st hit.