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Old 05-26-2011
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need help with wiring a voltmeter

So come Saturday fedex will be bringing me some new stuff for the truck! Dual gauge pod, aeroforce scangauge, and last but not least an led voltmeter. Obviously I'm good with installing the pod as well as the aeroforce gauge(kinda hard to screw up a plugging it into the obdII port haha)

I tried searching on the voltmeter and couldn't find anything particularly helpful :/
I'm fine with the ground but I'm trying to figure out the best power point to use. I know it needs to be an ignition source so it won't drain the battery(durrrr) But what would be the easiest/safest spot to splice my power wire to? I know there's a lot of people here with voltmeters so hopefully someone can point me in the right direction(keep in mind I'm not exactly learned on wiring lol)

Until it shows up I'm gonna go ahead and start swapping all the dashlights to blue smd's so everything matches when I get the gauges :D
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dumb question doesnt the aeroforce have a voltmeter? If you just have to tap into a 12v ign wire I would go to the one off the back of the radio.
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Hahaha yes it does Hahaha yes it does have a voltmeter, but I came across a deal on the voltmeter/aeroforce/ and dual gauge pod that I just couldn't pass up. Hmmm that sounds like a pretty good spot
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Or can I do it off of the ignition itself? Like through the fuse for the ignition? How do you go about tapping into that?
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