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Some electrical questions....

well i got all my stuff ready to wire up my CB, PA, PSI gauge...

i need to know the color of the wire that i need to tap into for the gauge..i want to wire it up so when my lights are on..the gauge is on...

next...wheres the best place for me to get my 12V and my ground from for my CB radio...the ground is easy..dunno where for the 12V....

now under the lil cup holder thingy..there is a metal galvinzed plate..theres like 4 bolts on it ive heard from some people that its right under the tranny so if my truck was stick that would just remove that plate....SO if that is true all im gunna do is pop a hole in it for my 1/4" air hose then get a rubber grommet (sp?) for that...would that be a ground too...

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i need to know the color of the wire that i need to tap into for the gauge..i want to wire it up so when my lights are on..the gauge is on...

next...wheres the best place for me to get my 12V and my ground from for my CB radio...the ground is easy..dunno where for the 12V....

now under the lil cup holder thingy..there is a metal galvinzed plate..theres like 4 bolts on it ive heard from some people that its right under the tranny so if my truck was stick that would just remove that plate....SO if that is true all im gunna do is pop a hole in it for my 1/4" air hose then get a rubber grommet (sp?) for that...would that be a ground too...
The brown wire by the light switch will turn stuff on with the gauges. Or, tap into the radios dimmer switch.

For CB's and other static sensative stuff, it's usually best to run right from the battery or an auxillary block. Or, tap into an unused fuse if necessary.

Under the floor console is carpet/rubber with the turret sticking out. The metal plate covers a control unit. I wouldn't drill around that area, as the tranny is right underneath.
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u think like a 1/4" hole right on the corner will hurt...wat if i went right next to that plate..

i need to run that hose up through there somewhere so i dont have to run it all the way around and waste like 5' of hose and have that much hose takin a risk of bustin?
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u think like a 1/4" hole right on the corner will hurt...wat if i went right next to that plate..

i need to run that hose up through there somewhere so i dont have to run it all the way around and waste like 5' of hose and have that much hose takin a risk of bustin?
Check the pics of my Hurst install, and you'll see what's under the console
http://silvertank.batcave.net/Hurst1.htm

The Restraint Module is an electrical box, so it doesn't have holes to the outside. The tranny tunnel is fairly thick metal, and the tranny is right under there. IE, it's a tight fit, hot and moves around a bit. I wouldn't think that's the best place for an airline. It would be better to run it forward to the firewall, or back to the rear of the cab. Any place is safer than crammed against the transmission.
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ah never thought bout the heat and junk..good idea..ill run it through the firewall..


but just let to let you know my plate is bigger ill get pics of it tomorrow..

thanks buddy..
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