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Bed wiring to Cab

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by longbow, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. Nov 23, 2008 at 11:25 AM
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    longbow

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    Doing a mod and need info..
    first off how do you remove the open pockets in the bed?
    Also how did you all run wires into the cab, I am planning on sending them down the open pocket (I want to remove and make the hole bigger and re-install), but I need a way into the cab. I have the 4 door model, and am running it from the drivers side.
     
  2. Nov 23, 2008 at 2:50 PM
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    there probably is a way more simplier way but i would just bring it all the way to the engine bay and then through the firewall gromment thats already there.
     
  3. Nov 23, 2008 at 8:51 PM
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    I'm sure there is more than one, but I know there is one directly under the driver door. If you remove the plastic moulding over the carpet in the driver's doorway (can't remember the correct term, but it just pulls right off) you'll have access to the top, the bottom is easily seen from under the truck. This is where I ran my backup camera wiring. Easy!
     
  4. Nov 24, 2008 at 6:45 AM
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    Thanks for the heads up, will give it a shot when I get back from florida.
     
  5. Nov 24, 2008 at 6:51 AM
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    I believe there is a grommet behind the rear right seat. You'll probably have to take out the plastic tray behind the seat to access it. I'm assuming you're doing some sort of inverter, switched lighting, or switched 12V power.
     
  6. Nov 24, 2008 at 6:57 AM
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    I am doing some switched lighting, and maybe something else down the road if I find the right pathway.
    It was darkthirty last week when I could of used some light (more than a flash light).
    Knew I should of started/finished this mod months ago....:eek:
     
  8. Nov 24, 2008 at 7:17 AM
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    I'd mount the relays under your hood and run the main power under the cab and the switch wire into the cab through the firewall.
     
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