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Power cord for Mini Maxx

How did everyone connect the power cord to the purple wire for their mini?

Soder the wires together or some type connector like a t splicer???

Going to wire it up this weekend and I'm looking for insight.

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I never wired mine in - it gets power from the diagnostic port plug in, and I just use the toggle switch to turn it off...

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Just splice it in or use a T-connector.

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What's wire everybody using for the 12v ignition source?


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I just twisted the two wires together tonight with a meret worked great

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Soldered mine together.
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Is it normal that when I turn my key forward the mini powers up as I wait for my glow plugs then warmed it actually starts it re starts the mini max? I have it connected to the all purple wire

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Is it normal that when I turn my key forward the mini powers up as I wait for my glow plugs then warmed it actually starts it re starts the mini max? I have it connected to the all purple wire
yes thats normal the purple wire is hot in ign/run but not during cranking

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I soldered mine to the solid purple wire and covered joint with shrink wrap.

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So it turning on then restarting like that is ok? That won't cause communication error

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