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Old 02-22-2006, 09:43 AM   #11
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See the below Chris...if you hold off..put it in the mods for NEBF thread.

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I think most tap into the map light power. The fog lights may not have power all the time to the switch. (would need to look up or test), Map lights will have power and ground though.
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The pass pillar is nice. Anyone notice..the map lights are also on RAP... and right there.
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I found a yellow wire down in the kick panel that i ended up using, ran all the wire for the temp probe and realized after i fought with getting the wire through the firewall for an hour, that i was about 1ft short..... off to get some wire thanks for all your help everyone
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glad to see that its all in and working.....almost
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It'* a shame you had to run that wire through the firewall. I've seen some aftermarket mirrors where they have a pad on the window for temp.
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It'* a shame you had to run that wire through the firewall. I've seen some aftermarket mirrors where they have a pad on the window for temp.
but how would that give an accurate temp??? it seems to me as the window reading would be a false reading, because it is not calcualtion air temp, only the sun temp
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It'* a shame you had to run that wire through the firewall. I've seen some aftermarket mirrors where they have a pad on the window for temp.
but how would that give an accurate temp??? it seems to me as the window reading would be a false reading, because it is not calcualtion air temp, only the sun temp
That'* what I was thinking. It can be butt-cold out, but if my car is sitting in the sunn, the body and glass will be warm to the touch (or, warmer than the rest of this freakin' state anyway)

I wanna run some sort of thermometer on my car like that. But running the outside sensor has been what'* stopping me.
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Trying not to stray off Trips topic here...the sensor would pick up some sun temps, whether reading the window temp or a temp sensor attached to the rad support...you will read sun and heat index temps or cold. The only time you will get a true temp is when you are moving and the air has reduced the effects of the radiator or glass and any other heat sources.

We've all seen it. Sitting in traffic if you have an ECC the temp will rise a couple degrees in the summer. Once you get moving it goes back down. You were reading a little heat off the radiator.

Glass..or external...close enough.
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Ya mines right beside the original factory unit, ill post up some mirror pics for everyone, to see, dont let the firewall thing stop you, even though its a huge pita, its well worth it
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