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12-11-2008 01:37 AM
faster_than_u i ran some wires through there as well they have been like that for a year and are still great
12-10-2008 11:25 PM
Originally Posted by toeycrack View Post
hey how does that sander/grinder hold up??? esspecailly the round disc.

i was thinkin of that 1 but i heard that the disc moves when applying pressure to it. and iwas going ot use steel on it mainly.
I've had that for a long time and it's held up extremely well. I've never had a problem with the lower disc "moving". But, I admit I do use it mostly for woodworking. I have had the occasional need to grind on some metal though and haven't had an issue. Those discs are peel and stick so I guess it's possible the steel could transfer enough heat to soften the adhesive.
12-10-2008 10:33 PM
toeycrack hey how does that sander/grinder hold up??? esspecailly the round disc.

i was thinkin of that 1 but i heard that the disc moves when applying pressure to it. and iwas going ot use steel on it mainly.
12-10-2008 10:19 PM
zx360 when i ran wires from the motor bay in i went through the firewall it took a while to find a good spot but i think it would be cleaner, just make sure you install a grommet so the wire doesnt rub on the metal and maybe some silicone so it seals up and you will be golden!

the install looks sweet though!
12-10-2008 09:58 PM
BradWhite Thanks, I'll watch out for that. And the next time I need go between the engine bay and cabin I'll probably be playing with that spot up behind the Smart Junction Box where the factory wiring goes through the firewall.
12-10-2008 01:58 PM
pistolgripbmx That'd probably be the safer bet, going thru the firewall, but they way you routed it thru the door shouldn't be a problem. Just keep an eye on it incase it starts to rub or wear down.
12-08-2008 10:15 AM
BradWhite Thanks guys, appreciate all the comments.

Yeah, I stared at that firewall for a long time but didn't have anyone around at the time to show me a good spot to get through it. I think I've figured that out now though after finding where Ford gets that huge bundle of wires behind the smart junction box into the engine bay.
12-08-2008 12:56 AM
killer ZETEC ypu do great work for a firts timer. only thing i'd suggest is running the wiring through the firewall next time. other than that its awesome!!
12-07-2008 10:25 PM
pistolgripbmx Again, nice write up!
Smart thinking with the shop vacuum hose adapter!
12-07-2008 05:04 PM
evanjfrancis wow, that looks great =) awesome how to
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