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Commander install question...

Whats the best way to tap into the coolant sensor? I was looking at it today in prep for installation and was having a hard time reaching it. Thanks for any tips.

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Its not easy! I used a pair of needle nose from the side to squeeze the plug release.

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Also be carefull as there is a plug on the shroud to the coolant fan that is in a bad spot I broke the plastic holder on my dads 06 had to electrical tape it back up

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man that thing is a booger , best i can tell ya is get some help with small hands

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Small hands eh? Sounds like I might be SOL. Thanks for the tips guys, I'll manage it somehow.

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-4"MBRP turbo back w/ ...:censord:
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Thanks guys. I got it all hooked up and everything seems to work fine. I ended up tapping the wire for the coolant temp sensor further up the harness where it was a bit easier to access. I did the same with the MAP sensor. Now all I got to do is get the A-pillar mount installed and button it all back up.

Next project... test pipe and tuner.

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Cool good to hear! On the A-piller mount I had to file just a bit on the top to make it fit right so just a heads up

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Cool good to hear! On the A-piller mount I had to file just a bit on the top to make it fit right so just a heads up
Thanks for the tip...

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-4"MBRP turbo back w/ ...:censord:
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Yeah it pushed the grab handle just enough that it wouldnt suck back up tight and left a bit of a gap. Hopefully yours will be good to go though

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