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Old June 30th, 2004, 02:52 PM
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Torrence,

Thanks & Great Question !

After ruining 3 sets of battery cable for my winch because I had it running UNDER the vehicle like someone told me to (melted 2 cheesy thin cables <cuz I didn't know you were supposed to use THICK cable> and one set of 0Gauge 2AWG wires) I ended up drilling a hole in the 'kick panel' and running them OVER the drivers side wheel well where they were CLEAR of any HEAT.


Shoot Nick! You should of just purchased a length of heat reflecting tube rather that drilling into the bulkhead. Have a look (http://www.designengineering.com/pro...sp?m=sc&cid=10). Summit Racing sells thier products. If you look at the stock battery cable that runs to your starter you'll see what I'm talking about.

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Old June 30th, 2004, 03:09 PM
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Yeah, I thought of that but I really didn't like how the cable SAT under the truck. It was always hanging here or there and I really didn't like the idea of having it running under the truck, I really just couldn't find 'the right spot' for it.
And it made the PIAA light installation a LOT easier...

Thanks for the link though... (I love links!).... I can think of other applications to use that stuff on.

Cheers,

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Old June 30th, 2004, 05:31 PM
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I run my XM antenna wire through the gap in the weather stripping on the corner of the top of the door. Then down the inside of the frame under the plastic trim. Works well for them but then again they are on the thin side.
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