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Old 09-14-2007, 09:38 AM   #11
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The instructions don't mention them.
My instructions did. :

One is Analog 1 and the other is Analog 2. Don't hook them to anything. The ground is automatically supplied through the DLC.
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Yeah, I figured the ground was in the connector.

Install will be a snap unless I can't find the correct brown HUD wire I have hundreds of those tap-in connectors makes things easy. I'll take some night shots later!
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If I can suggest..please don't use the tap ins.

They frequently cut many strands of the wire.. if you cut too many..then all the load is based on 2-3 strands of a 30 strand wire.. 10%...

Also keep in mine that the instructions for mine said that it wanted a good dedicated power supply. It mentioned that if you had odd behavior it may be caused by a poor power connection.
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Yeah, I read about the possible poor connection which can cause issues...

Hmmm, I don't have a soldering iron though. I'll figure something out if the tap-in seems to murder the wires. I can test them on a sample wire first. Or I suppose I can manually wrap the wire strands around the power supply and heat shrink it up.

There'* a brown wire for the HUD switch that seems to be a popular power spot.
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Didn't Haro say that you only needed to plug it into the OBD II?
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the v2.2 gauges don't need an extra power wire installed on our cars

I plugged mine into the OBD2 port and it instantly turned on.
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No, we need to use the gauge'* power wire as well. There are cars that only require the OBD2 connection. Ours are not one of them.
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Ours are not one of them.
mine is

I dont even have the mini connector plugged in
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Uh Pete..try it w/o the power wire.
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make sure you put the jumper back in first

I'm giggling here thinking about you being so sure about this, but you clearly stated you hadn't read the directions
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I tried mine without external power. it actually worked once, but I tied into the yellow switched 12 on the back of the radio, mounted mine in the cig lighter space.
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