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cb wiring help

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by kelch89, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. kelch89

    kelch89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so i searched and checked the wiring basics and im still lost. i have no idea how to connect my pos. wire to a fuse or the neg to the chassis or anything. someone bail me out plz. i can build a deck but i cant install a fu**ing cb
     
  2. kelch89

    kelch89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok so anything? i know your probably thinking WOW, but i build things, not wire things. so plz help its christmas time
     
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    DevL Well-Known Member

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    Positive to power fuse is running a positive wire from a switched or constant power accessory fuse in your fuse box to the radio. Wire to ground is connecting to the chassis or body, usually via a wire run to a bolt through body or soldering to an area with pain scraped off. Your manual will tell you what accessory fuse slots you have and where. If you cant get a good ground you could always run a wire back to your battery.
     
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    kelch89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok maybe a dumb question but how do i wire it to a fuse?
     
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    I would go to your local auto parts and ask the guys in there to show you where/how to connect the positive. The auto parts can sell you the crimp on connectors(.99) package to do that.
    Then just find a bolt or screw that is threaded into the body of your truck and use that for ground.
     
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    kelch89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hmm ok. maybe ill try that
     
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    i just bought a plug that you connect the wire to and plug into you cigarette lighter. not sure if that's an option for you but its sweet for quick disconnects.
     
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    Where you located in WA?
     
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    BuckNakedBooda There's no place like 127.0.0.1

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    Get yourself an "Add A Circuit" for the switched + power and put an crimp on eye to the black wire and connect it to any number of bolts that attach to chassis ground.
     
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    Sorry my link didn't work....

    Go to www.autozone.com and do a search for bussmann
     
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    thanks for the help im going to try going to autozone today, and im located in lacey
     
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    Does it matter WHich fuse place in the fuse box you pick ??
     
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    I am on the same boat as you right now.
     
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    Look at build!
    Try and find the radio or ignition fuse or any fuse that will Not have power flowing while the key is off.
     
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    The Fuse box is on driver side close to the door behind all the gauges right?
     
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    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    I'm not sure on the 2nd gens but on mine it is right above the driver side kick panel
     
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    THanks 01Tacoma I got it all hooked up now i am stoked. I am learning how to do all this electrical crap. SO i hooked up the Red Wire which is AUx wire to the Fuse Panel. Orange wire went to the Battery and THe black Wire went to the CHasis. :D

    "Got to enjoy the little THings " Zombieland
     
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    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

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    Look at build!
    :thumbsup: im glad you got it working, and ive always wondered what the orange wire was for i never used it, all my new cb has is the red and black wires:D
     
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