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Old 03-05-2010, 04:22 AM
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Default Running exterior wires through the cab.

I was wondering if anybody has run a wire through/behind the taillight into the cab. I'm trying to figure out where to run my CB antenna wire and some off road lights.

If you have any other ideas about where to run exterior wires let me know, pics would be the bomb!
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Old 03-05-2010, 05:51 AM
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Pull up ur carpet or vinyl flooring and remove one of the floor plugs.

U run it through the light on the cab u risk it leaking water
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Old 03-05-2010, 07:26 AM
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not sure wear ur puting ur cb antenna? but mine is right behind my cab, i havent wired it yet but ive seen friends wire it straight through the cab. not sure how they do it though. you could run the wires under the side lip of the bed.
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I ran my CB coax through a grommet in the firewall. I removed the fuse box under the hood and there is a boot/plug thing with a bunch of wires going through it. I cut a hole in that (be careful as you do not want to cut any of the wiring going through there) and ran my coax through that. Also have wires for my offroad lights, CB power and PA wires going through it.
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Old 03-05-2010, 05:29 PM
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Default Re: Running exterior wires through the cab.

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Pull up ur carpet or vinyl flooring and remove one of the floor plugs.

U run it through the light on the cab u risk it leaking water
Where on the floor are they located at?
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Where on the floor are they located at?
U got 2 in the front on each side. pull up the flooring at the driver foot are. u will see a oval rubber plug.

Behind ur seats pull up the flooring and u will see 2 more unless you have a extended cab with jump seats. you will need to remove those to get access.
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Old 03-05-2010, 05:43 PM
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Default Re: Running exterior wires through the cab.

pull up the sill and carpet on either side (passenger or driver) and you will see 2 round, black, rubber plugs in the floor. i made an "X" cut in one of mine and brought the wires in there. after i got them in , i used black Permatex on the plug to reseal it, then put the carpet and sill back.
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Here is a picture of the driver side plug

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Old 03-05-2010, 07:34 PM
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Default Re: Running exterior wires through the cab.

I might give it a try.
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Default Re: Running exterior wires through the cab.

Do the 2009 Ranger sport extended cab have those floor plugs ? Thanks.
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Default Re: Running exterior wires through the cab.

i just got 2 firestik whips and mounts when i got my toolbox but would 1 93 xlt have those rubber plugs on the floor?
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:01 AM
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Default Re: Running exterior wires through the cab.

2009 Sport has a rubber plug behind the passenger seat. That's where I ran my coax.
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