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Old 09-04-2008
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Hardwire A GPS

Anyone know how to hardwire a gps. My wife bought me a garmin 260w for our anniversary. She is truly awesome.
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On my Sirius satellite radio I just took the 12v plug apart and hooked it up to the 12v switched behind the radio. Of course I had to fuse it also....
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That's a great idea. I never even thought about it.
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Go to radio shack and get a cigarette lighter plug, wire it in to the cigarette lighter wires behind the radio.

I hooked mine up to the ignition wire to the radio so it turns on and off with the truck.
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Oh, as for running the wire.

The black vent part up by the windshield snaps off, I ran the wire through one of the holes in it.
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I don't have mine hardwired but I also just bought a garmin nuvi 260w a couple weeks ago and I love it
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I have the Nuvi 200.
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