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    Question Hard Wiring Road Angel

    Hi All

    Not sure if this is the right section for a start but as it says up top i wonna hard wire my Road Angel 2!

    Is it just a case of Chopping of the Lighter end exposing the Wire and putting it through the Sub grommit and attaching it to the battery!

    I read in another post you need to attach a fuse! what size fuse would i need and how do i do it Someone else mentioned soldering it to the lighter socket, but my road angel only has 1 wire coming from it and the people mention there are 2 wires?

    Can anyone help??? Pics would be a Bonus!



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    In my experience some of these speed camera dectors have some electronics built into the ciggy plug so what i'd do is wire a 2nd ciggy lighter socket in behind the dash and hard wire it that way.

    Best place to wire it up would be the back of the origional ciggy lighter
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    I just solder two wires to the +ve & -ve terminals on the ciggy plug and then wire these into the back of the lighter socket.

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    Anyone got a pic so i could see what to do as im useless with electronics!
    Halfords quoted £40 to do it!



    A simple paint diagram of were to put each wire to would be good! just to get the basic jist

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    I knew this would come in handy one day



    File off the chrome plating off the points indicated so it gets back to base metal and then just solder a length of wire to each one. Once done, wrap it in insulating tape to stop it shorting on anything.

    Then just connect the two wires to the wires on back of the fag lighter socket.

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    my s4 came with hard wiring and cig lighter - if its the same connector your welcome to try them

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ffoeg

    Then just connect the two wires to the wires on back of the fag lighter socket.
    How do i know which wire is which on the back of the lighter??

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