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Old 03-20-2013, 12:01 AM   #1
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Firewall Question

Best drill point for a power wire to an amp on a 2003 Ford Focus SE Sedan?


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Old 03-20-2013, 12:16 AM   #2
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If it's an auto you can just use the hole for the clutch pedal. If it's standard then you can drill a hole somewhere close to there but I'm not for sure. I know there were a lot of threads on this if you do a little searching I'm sure you could find them.
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As Paul said, if you have an automatic there is a hole there already for where the master cylinder sits. It's usually plugged with a rubber stopper. All you have to do is remove that stopper and you have an open hole under the dash to run wiring. If you are driving a manual transmission, you can drill a hole about an inch above the clutch master cylinder.
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If all else fails, I'll take a picture of my stripped bare firewall from the interior if it helps. Just ignore the big hole in the middle.
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If all else fails, I'll take a picture of my stripped bare firewall from the interior if it helps. Just ignore the big hole in the middle.
Do you mind showing a picture?
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:39 PM   #6
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I drilled mine just a few inches below where the fuse box is. I then used a coat hanger with my wire taped to it, to fish it out into the engine bay. Once the wires were ran, plugged the hole with a special type of clay made to hold wires in place so they don't get frayed or cut on the metal edge.
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