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    where to run amp power wire

    hey everybody i decided on running my wires myself and im not new to this, however i was wondering wat route would be the best and want to gather any opinions i can.

    i got 20 ft of 4ga wit split loom tubing to work with.

    any tips or helpful hints are more than welcome.

    im doin this probably on saturday btw


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    run it from the battery thru the cars firewall by the gas and break pedals. run through the plastic trim alongside your doors down to your trunk through the back seats.

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    In the bay were is the best spot to put it thru

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    If you have an auto trans, use the triangle grommet on the right side of the battery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -BEE5- View Post
    run it from the battery thru the cars firewall by the gas and break pedals. run through the plastic trim alongside your doors down to your trunk through the back seats.
    This is good also look up A pillar Boost gauge install DIY's and a guy explain show to route wiring through the firewall. I'll see if I can locate it... Pretty much run the wire from your battery into your ECU down abocve the peddles along the lower strips at the bottum of the door. Look at my foglight install DIY and I show it on there a little too.

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    thanks guys ur the best will take pics n let u know on sat how it goes...ive been missin my 3600 watts

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    well its pourin out and without a garage its puttin a damper on the install. i was a little confuesd tho on how to pull up the side boards in the car to run the cable inside of em, theres no screws or clips i can see and its held in like a motherbitch.

    any tips?

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    There is a tiny little screw cover you can pop out on the plastic piece where your hood latch is. Behind it is a phillips screw. You can then pull that plastic piece out, and start popping out all of the plastic that leads to the back, it pulls up. Once you get to the seatbelt it pulls towards the passenger side, and then pops up for a couple clips to the back. Have your back seat removed (pull up from the front, and push back towards the trunk) and you can unscrew the torx (i believe t25) and run the wire through there to the back.

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    Great I ran the power n remote wire for the amp n as I tried to see if my box would fit, it wouldn't n it's only cuz of part of the factory amp(which I have to splice into for the output converter). So last question guys, how do u remove the amp case or amp itself to relocate. Cuz I might take my dremel cutter to it n remove the surround.

    Srry to b needy lol but I enjoy learning

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