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Unread 08-28-2010, 05:22 PM   #1
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Running power threw firewall

Can anyone give me a hint on an easy spot to run power into the cab from the Battery, I'd rather ask then drill into something. Thank you for the help

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Unread 08-28-2010, 05:36 PM   #2
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There is a side plastic cover on either side of the dash, remove the cover, you will see a round hole with expandable foam, use a piece of wire hanger to punch through the hole into the engine compartment.
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Unread 08-28-2010, 06:59 PM   #3
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I ran it under the jeep through one of the drain plugs (rubber gaskets) Thats if your running it to a amp or something. Rubber gaskets all around the jeep :P (drain plugs)
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Unread 08-28-2010, 11:46 PM   #4
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I recently discovered a weatherpack bulkhead connector. Pricey, but worth it IMO.

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Unread 08-29-2010, 12:55 AM   #5
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There is a like 1 1/2" rubber grommet that is behind the steering wheel that I have ran all 10 of my wires through.
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I recently discovered a weatherpack bulkhead connector. Pricey, but worth it IMO.


Where did you find it? How much is pricey?
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Unread 08-29-2010, 07:50 AM   #7
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I found a rubber boot under the battery with a wiring harness running thru it, made a small slit in the outer rim of it and fished the wire with a bent close hanger.
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Unread 08-29-2010, 07:52 AM   #8
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Running power threw firewall

I hope it's strong, too....to keep the power from throwing the firewall. That ain't no joke!
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Unread 08-29-2010, 08:32 AM   #9
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behind battery

If you pull the grey installation back that is on the firewall just behind the battery there is a hole there. There will be a shiny black material like tape under it that you can push through with your finger and run the wire right in. It will come out a little high on the inside of the firewall but runs right down. This is very easy to get too. It is just under the wiring harness on the firewall behind the battery. Hope that helps you out. I don't have enough posts to put up a pic for you.
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Unread 08-29-2010, 04:23 PM   #10
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Where did you find it? How much is pricey?
Ebay for about $40 CAD
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Unread 08-29-2010, 04:41 PM   #11
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There's also 2 seperate 2" access holes' on the drivers side in 07/08/09/10 JKU's-

Just above the brake vacuum assist diaphram and 1' below the steering column and a couple inch's outboard-

Both have rubber plugs inem-

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Unread 08-30-2010, 01:15 PM   #12
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Whatever you do install a fuse as close to the battery connection as possible. These are easily found anywhere where they sell car stereos and such.
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Unread 08-30-2010, 07:53 PM   #13
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I found a rubber boot under the battery with a wiring harness running thru it, made a small slit in the outer rim of it and fished the wire with a bent close hanger.
Ditto!
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