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STL
03-26-2010, 04:14 PM
Okay I have a question. I got 1 red wire then it splits off into 2 with connectors. Then a yellow wire that does the same

The instructions say for the red wire to hook to a switched power lead. Which I was gonna tap into my power wire for my radio

The yellow one says Battery Lead connect to positive terminal of battery. Im confussed cause both have male/female connectors

http://i40.tinypic.com/ly8ia.jpg

http://i42.tinypic.com/qoc8xc.jpg

geezmo2001
03-26-2010, 04:36 PM
I'd hook it up like 'normal'. Yellow to battery, red to switched power.

STL
03-26-2010, 04:39 PM
So just cut the connector off the yellow and run it up to the battery?

geezmo2001
03-26-2010, 04:45 PM
That be my choice, with an inline fuse just in case.

STL
03-26-2010, 04:52 PM
That be my choice, with an inline fuse just in case.

The yellow wire has a inline fuse already attached to it

Isnt there a rule of thumb to have it 6" from the battery though

geezmo2001
03-26-2010, 05:04 PM
Just read your other thread. Does the receiver/tuner have anything to connect these wires to. If it doesn't, I'd even double up on fuses to protect baby (one at battery and one supplied by Alpine). By the way congrats on your 'toys'.

ranger101
03-27-2010, 05:07 AM
That's pretty weird how this hooks up. On my Pioneer it's all just built in so it's just a matter of wiring up the main harness.

STL
03-27-2010, 03:10 PM
That's pretty weird how this hooks up. On my Pioneer it's all just built in so it's just a matter of wiring up the main harness.

This is a add on GPS for the head unit

geezmo2001
03-29-2010, 05:24 PM
So, worky or not?? Just curious.

STL
03-29-2010, 05:41 PM
Ya it works

Wish I could figure a way to bypass the parking brake and brake wires so I can access stuff without having to park the truck and go through the steps.

smakes
03-29-2010, 05:44 PM
a quick google finds this

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http://www.the12volt.com/installbay/forum_posts.asp?TID=77219&get=last


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STL
03-29-2010, 05:55 PM
Ya I dont really wanna spend the money to buy that LOL

Im trying to find a way to just ground them out something free

smakes
03-29-2010, 05:57 PM
well thats a bypass switch to enable your dvd player to run while your in motion.

STL
03-29-2010, 06:00 PM
I dont have a DVD player

smakes
03-29-2010, 06:06 PM
oh dam i figured for how much you wasted on it it would have a dvd player.

Ruger Splash
04-05-2010, 06:48 PM
its actually pretty easy... you need two switches. The first switch you need is an on off switch. The on off switch gets one wire hooked to ground... the other side of the switch gets hooked to the parking brake input wire on your alpine. The second switch you need is a momentary push button. The same type of button you would use for a horn or a valet button for an alarm. one wire of this goes to positive... the other side goes to the foot brake input wire on your alpine. If you have any questions let me know.