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Old 07-13-2010, 02:08 PM   #1
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aem wideband setup

so ive got everything connected and running right,, but im not very sure how I connect my red wire to a 12v power source, and how I go about grounding my wire. Does anyone know the exact part names that i need to get to be able to do so?


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12v is at the battery, or the feed to the fuse box. ground is on anything metal. like the floor
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Question aem wideband setup

is the gauge supposed to be in the engine bay or in the cabin?

I haven't got a clue where to run the wires through the car into the cabin.. everything is sealed shut.


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Cabin so you can see it.

You will need to drill a small hole to feed the wires through so that it connects to the sensor.

The wires that supply power to the gauge can be tapped from the radio wires.
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woo hoo, thanks tom,
you've saved the day!! i was looking around for 2 hours this afternoon for where i can put those wires into my cabin..lol
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It's easiest to mount it in an aftermarket gauge pod, mounted on the dash or on the A-pillar. By way of example, here are a few offered by CFM:

http://focus.c-f-m.com/gaugepods_1.aspx
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Cabin so you can see it.

You will need to drill a small hole to feed the wires through so that it connects to the sensor.

The wires that supply power to the gauge can be tapped from the radio wires.


Posted via FF Mobilehow would i tap into the radio wires?
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I found the easiest way was to get an "Add-A-Fuse" kit from O'Reilly's or AutoZone ($10) and just plug into the fuse box. That way you can run your wires directly from the hole in the firewall to the fusebox with no taping or soldering required.

Here's what it looks like:

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