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Old 01-31-2011, 08:29 AM
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Default Quick OHC question

Going to get an OHC pretty soon. What gauge are the wires that are on the OHC and behind the radio? I found some 14-18 and 18-22 gauge taps, is that what everyone's using?
taps - http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2104093 OR http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2103500

Also, where do you run the wires out to the temp sensor?
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Old 01-31-2011, 10:51 AM
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Default Re: Quick OHC question

Most people seem to run 16 or 18.
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Old 01-31-2011, 10:59 AM
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16 and 18 is good.

Run wires out the cab through firewall and to the bumper. Mount up out of direct wind.
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Old 01-31-2011, 11:11 AM
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So if I go with 18 gauge, would I be better off with the 18-22 or 14-18 gauge taps?
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Old 01-31-2011, 11:14 AM
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Need the t-taps for the same wire
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Old 01-31-2011, 11:21 AM
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Need the t-taps for the same wire
What?
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What?
he said get the blue ones, the 12-18s work fine.
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he said get the blue ones, the 12-18s work fine.
Gotcha, thanks guys!
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Old 01-31-2011, 02:51 PM
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Sorry was on my phone. If you use 16-18 gauge wire you need t-taps that will fit that wire.
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