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Old 05-16-2011, 09:31 PM
BrianR BrianR is offline
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Default Power for aftermarket power locks

So I know a constant 12v is in the ignition harness, but I would rather not mess with that and was wondering if there was anywhere else I could tap into that would be less of a hassle, such as the 12v adapter in my radio panel or someway to wire it right to the battery with a resistor or a fuse.

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Old 05-16-2011, 09:34 PM
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Default Re: Power for aftermarket power locks

you could tap into the constant behind the radio
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Old 05-17-2011, 06:24 PM
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Default Re: Power for aftermarket power locks

Well, you're not using resistors anywhere, don't do that.

You should get one of these nice little fuse-taps and just plug it into the in-cab fuse panel. No splicing needed. Plug it into a constant powered fuse slot such as the radio or turn signals. Done.

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Old 05-17-2011, 08:38 PM
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Default Re: Power for aftermarket power locks

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Well, you're not using resistors anywhere, don't do that.

You should get one of these nice little fuse-taps and just plug it into the in-cab fuse panel. No splicing needed. Plug it into a constant powered fuse slot such as the radio or turn signals. Done.

^^^ Winner

And if you don't want to clutter it up under there than just wire it in to the radio's constant power/ or switched power whatever you prefer (I'd wire it to the switched power).

Then when the windows don't work and the radio don't turn on you can still drive home lol
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:03 PM
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Default Re: Power for aftermarket power locks

Many thanks!

I didn't know that product existed, but will definitely be checking them out this weekend when I do the install!

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