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Old 08-26-2013, 10:04 PM   #1
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How should i wire up my light bar?

Hey all, i need some help... I am at a loss on how i should run the wiring harness for my LED light bar. It has a large plug on one end that goes into the wire harness so drilling a hole in the windshield and running it down the windshield frame is a bit out of the question. Does anyone have any advice on how to run it? This jeep will never have a full top on it again so i just need to make sure it runs out of the way of the bikini top and doors whenever the doors are on.


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Old 08-27-2013, 03:58 PM   #2
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Anyone? Any advice?

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Old 08-27-2013, 04:14 PM   #3
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If it were me I would cut the plug off and reinstall when you get the harness into the cab. Some plugs you can pinch the tang just right and release the wire without cutting. Just remember where they all are supposed to go.
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Old 08-27-2013, 04:34 PM   #4
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Yep, take detailed photos for your re-attachment

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If it were me I would cut the plug off and reinstall when you get the harness into the cab. Some plugs you can pinch the tang just right and release the wire without cutting. Just remember where they all are supposed to go.
Digital photos are CHEAP so you should always document your work as you go.
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Old 08-28-2013, 08:08 AM   #5
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If it were me I would cut the plug off and reinstall when you get the harness into the cab. Some plugs you can pinch the tang just right and release the wire without cutting. Just remember where they all are supposed to go.
Then run it through the windshield frame and reattach the plug? My initial thought was along those lines and have the wire come out through the hole with the wiper motor wiring.
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Old 08-28-2013, 08:47 AM   #6
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Or go below and run it through the tub. If your still running wipers, running a wire in there with the arms isnt the best idea.
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What do you mean by go below? Im fine with runnin the wire from the tub into the engine bay, its running the wire from the light bar, down the windshield to behind the dash that im stumped on how to keep it clean and proper.
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Old 08-29-2013, 08:30 PM   #8
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which side is the harness on, driver or pass?
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Take a pic of the harness and the plug and post it..
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:31 PM   #10
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Sorry guys, I will post up some pics tomorrow. It can be driver or pass side drop on the wiring - just gotta flip it over right now it is drivers side.
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:54 PM   #11
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Definitely outside the box but ........without drilling through the windshield frame (which I wouldn't do if there was an alternative) and looking at the pic and I would drill one hole and snake it down the inside of the snorkel into the engine compartment. At least it would be a clean way to get it into the engine compartment
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I ran my blue light down the vent in front on the windshield right into the cab and hooked it up to a switch. No drilling and no mess
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I'd go the snorkle route as well...

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