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Sep 15, 9:02pm - #276259 
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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Sep 16, 1:02pm - #276260 
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Sep 16, 1:56pm - #276261 
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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Sep 16, 1:59pm - #276262 
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Sep 16, 2:01pm - #276263 
Pic 2 Is the Cig. Lighter

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Sep 16, 2:12pm - #276265 
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.

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Sep 16, 2:16pm - #276266 
YuP thumbsup

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Sep 16, 2:36pm - #276267 
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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