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iv seen some pretty ugly fuse boxes and having ours onthe outside doesnt help at all. i ment to take pics and post this up when i did my alarm................but i got lazy and didnt.

anyway start by testing the fuse you want to tap. for this one im useing the sunroof fuse for my radio



then disconect the neg(-) batt. cable and then disconect the 2 red wires on the left of the fuse box wityh a 10mm deep socket( the ones connected to the 100 Amp fuse).
then take a 7mm socket and loosen all the way the 4 screws in the fuse box



then unclip the clips all around the fuse box and lift it up.

carfully pull all the boxes on the bottom away from the fuse box, starting from the left. untill ur left with the 2 clips on the far right, use a flat blade to get those out.



then find out where the fuse ur taping is located inthe boxes, and open the bottom of it to reviele the wires



then splice into it. CARFULY. make sure you have the right wire



tape everything back up (1st take of the factory tape and run the wire in the tubing)

put everything back together and enjoy


if you have any ?'s dont be afraid to ask
 

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Re: How To: fuse tap CLEAN

Sweet man.

So, did you use an inline t-tap for this and then a male spade connector, or did you strip the wire, soldier the two and then heat shrink before taping?
 

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Re: How To: fuse tap CLEAN

no i just used on of these and cripmped it hard



but now that u said it, i should of used heat shrink
 

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Re: How To: fuse tap CLEAN

Holy shit!!!!!!!!! You haven't heard of Tapacircuit? Way easier and much faster!!:eek:
 

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What the hell is a tapacircuit

anyway, im very mechanicaly inclind (although i cant spell for shit). i do all the work on my truck myself. i find it fun, i even buy somethings i wont use that much except for showing off, just so i can have the pleasure of installing it
 

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Re: How To: fuse tap CLEAN

mmmmm.......tapacuirtut, pretty niffty invention. although it would be no diffrent than doing this,



except that youd onlty have the amprege of the fuse u taped, not so with the tapacurcuit. im not knocking you or anything its just that the point of this is for it to be clean, and have no wires showing,

but you know me...............
im very mechanicaly inclind (although i cant spell for shit). i do all the work on my truck myself. i find it fun, i even buy somethings i wont use that much except for showing off, just so i can have the pleasure of installing it
 

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I like the idea of a clean install with no wires showing, but tapping into the existing 20A sunroof circuit puts an additional load it wasn't designed for. Can an empty fuse slot be used for a new circuit instead? I assume the hot side fuse clip is there, but is the load side clip to attach a wire? That would be cool.
 

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Okay, humour me for a second here; being medically inclined, and not necessarily so mechanically inclined - what the heck is all this for!?!

And feel free to attack, because me and wires don't get along. Never have...
 

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Okay, humour me for a second here; being medically inclined, and not necessarily so mechanically inclined - what the heck is all this for!?!

And feel free to attack, because me and wires don't get along. Never have...
I think it has to do with adding a new circuit?
 

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Radio.. If you don't want to tap a Fuse.. you will need to buy a special Wiring Harness.
Some people opt for the tap A Fuse for the reduced costs.
 

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