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power and illumination for gauges #276259 Sep 15, 9:02pm Sep 15, 9:02pm
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power and illumination for gauges
what's the best/easiest way to give a gauge it's power and illumination source?
is there a way to tap into a fuse and what would i need?
if taping into a wire, what's the best way?
just lookin for some answers to this, since i've seen some setups on here that are nice thumbsup


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Re: power and illumination for gauges [Re: VSGTS14] #276260 Sep 16, 1:02pm Sep 16, 1:02pm
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Re: power and illumination for gauges [Re: VSGTS14] #276261 Sep 16, 1:56pm Sep 16, 1:56pm
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The way I went is to the parking lamp wires. i also heard that the best way and the easiest way to do it is to the cig lighter.

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Re: power and illumination for gauges [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #276262 Sep 16, 1:59pm Sep 16, 1:59pm
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Re: power and illumination for gauges [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #276263 Sep 16, 2:01pm Sep 16, 2:01pm
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Pic 2 Is the Cig. Lighter

Re: power and illumination for gauges [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #276264 Sep 16, 2:04pm Sep 16, 2:04pm
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Re: power and illumination for gauges [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #276265 Sep 16, 2:12pm Sep 16, 2:12pm
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Make sure you use t-taps for a clean connection. Cigarette lighter always works good. If you get a wiring diagram for your car you can find a bunch of power sources that work well.

Re: power and illumination for gauges [Re: MICABLUE] #276266 Sep 16, 2:16pm Sep 16, 2:16pm
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YuP thumbsup

Re: power and illumination for gauges [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #276267 Sep 16, 2:36pm Sep 16, 2:36pm
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ok lol, you can close this thread
i was installing my boost and egt gauges in my car and wanted to know what i could connect it to
but i taught myself spineyes


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