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Old 08-21-2004
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I'm going to be getting a safari bar in about a month. But I'm not to great with electrical systems. So I'm wondering on a scale of 1-10 how hard or easy is it? I don't wanna burn my truck if or short anything out like I did with the mustang dome light install. :?
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It's easy to do, if it's anything like the KC light install I did. Just take your time, and read the instructions, and make sure you understand them. If you have to, get someone to watch over your shoulder while you're doing it.
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Any good light wiring kit should have a fuse in it... so there should be no way to catch anything on fire :)

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if you not familiar with wiring make sure if it does not come with a wiring harness to get one here is some info on wiring it up
http://waterlesscarwashproducts.com/...ary_wiring.htm
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Good write up dave. Thats pretty much what I am going to do...
you might want to add suggestions for wire gauge based on amp draw.
And a couple other things.. and turn it into a full how-to.
I was thinking about putting my switch on the a-pillar though (down low)

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yeah when i have a chance i will throw up a guage diagram up there
thanks for the suggestion
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i use hellas on my truck, excellent wiring instructions, but most of the time is spend putting the lights together and pre fabing the wiring.
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if you buy hellas in a kit, they come with a pretty good prewired harness, the toughest thing will be getting the switch wires through the firewall, after that is pretty straight forward
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