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Installing my gauges and thought I had a switched source. About 3 inches u obd port. White wire with blue stripe with black tape end. Not working. Anyone else have any ideas or thoughts. Thanks

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Open the fuse box. Left hand side of it. See those prongs (spade) sticking out? One of those is actually switched with the ignition. Use a test light to find out which one it is. The standard crimp on spade connector fits. Strongly suggest an inline fuse.
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Installing my gauges and thought I had a switched source. About 3 inches u obd port. White wire with blue stripe with black tape end. Not working. Anyone else have any ideas or thoughts. Thanks
I think the wire you found is for the "high Idle" mod.

You will see it in this "high Idle" mod link:

High Idle Mod
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Here ya go:

Switched Hot FYI.

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Thanks for the input. I have them temporarily hooked to a switch with a fuse running from thebattery. I will dig into it more tmrw. I'll be glad when I am done climbing under dash lol

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