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illumination wire

What wire is best for illumination of gauges? I tried searching but struck out. In my previous dodge, I just tapped into the wire used for the stereo and it worked just fine. I just got my truck 2 weeks ago and need to get gauges in before 2600 miles of driving next week.

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I just tapped the running lights wire right where it comes out of the headlight switch!

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I just tapped the running lights wire right where it comes out of the headlight switch!
Edit: I found the diesel manor instructions and that did the ticket

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Light blue/red is the instrument illumination wire.

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