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post #1 of 4 Old 03-06-2008, 05:50 PM Thread Starter
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Got my new A-pillar gauge pod and was wondering how would fuse the 3 12v light sources to the dimmer? Where would be the best place for the 3 grounds also? I'm looking for a clean install, no Mickey Mouse mumbo-jumbo!

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On mine, I grabbed the switched light power directly off the lightswitch lead. I pulled the headlight switch assy. out of the dash and tapped it there. But you can grab it from a number of different places. For a good ground, look under the steering column to the right side , there is a brace there with other grounds already on it, you cant miss it. You can use a self tapper and ring term. and make a new ground, or splice there. Good luck with your install!

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When I installed three gauges in my Mustang, I tied all three grounds together before running just one wire down the a-pilar for the ground. As the above said, I tapped into my headlight switch as well. Will be doing the same install on the F250 in the coming weeks.
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Thanks for the plugs, guys! This Big Hoss bundle install's going slowly, but surely and the AutoMeter install's coming very soon, so this info is greatly appreciated!

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TW 6pos chip, S&B CAI, Monster 4" exhaust w/ Power Elbow, Big Head WGA, Technicooler, ITP boost fooler, Gen 1 Wicked Wheel, Six-Gun Tuner, Optima Yellow Tops, AutoMeter(Boost, Trans, EGT), CCV mod, MTS TC, MTS valve body, Trans Tech performance rebuild kit, TransGo shift kit, Hornblasters 242 Shocker Train Horns.

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