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Old 03-02-2015, 03:56 AM   #1
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Default Dome light or fuse box? Which is better for hard wiring a radar detector?

I'm looking to wire up a hard mount (hard wired) radar detector. I want switched power, but don't want to interfere with side curtain air bags. I don't have the auto dimming or homelink mirrors.

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If you would ask this on the http://www.subaruxvforum.com/ site. I'm pretty sure someone has an answer. Also found this http://www.subaruaudio.net/other-inf...ctor-installs/
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Default Re: Dome light or fuse box? Which is better for hard wiring a radar detector?

I've hard wired them before. You can you use a fuse tap and simply wire the positive lead to that.

Here a vid I found.
http://youtu.be/EHMcWfjOIkU

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Thanks! Dome light hard wire will provide a cleaner install.
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I've hard wired them before. You can you use a fuse tap and simply wire the positive lead to that.

Here a vid I found.
http://youtu.be/EHMcWfjOIkU
Nice video, thanks!
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