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Rewiring before I get a serious fire!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Tweetysuarus, Jun 29, 2002.

  1. Tweetysuarus

    Tweetysuarus 1/2 ton status

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    I think its time to rewire the rig before I get another short in the engine bay and under the dash! Would really hate to fry all my hard earned investments! /forums/images/icons/mad.gif Apparently evryone and their uncles have had their hands in the wires on my rig /forums/images/icons/confused.gif , So I decided to have a local shop rewire the rig from front to back & build a custom dash for all my Auto Meter guages, Do a hide-a-way CD Reciever in the dash thats not obvious /forums/images/icons/grin.gif ! Also a accessory switches panel. Heck I've replace almost everything else why not the wire harness and dash? /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif

    Bill C /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
  2. TX Mudder

    TX Mudder 1/2 ton status

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    What are you paying for it to be rewired?
    A Painless kit can run I think about $500, but the wiring would rock plus since you'd have done it yourself you'd know all the ins and outs of the wiring.
    I rewired a lot (not all) of my truck and it's a real beenfit to be able to look at the wires and remember where each one goes.
    -- Mike
     
  3. chulisohombre

    chulisohombre 1/2 ton status

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    get us some pics of the custom dash!!i'd like to see it /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
     
  4. Blazin Ed

    Blazin Ed Registered Member

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    I know what you mean! Everytime I get a new vehicle I go through all the wiring and pull out any loose ones. If I'm not satisfied with the previous owners wiring of any additional electronics I'll redo them myselves. TX is right though, if you feel up to it, wiring it yourself will give you a better sense that it was done correctly and you know all the routing.
     

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