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    cable help

    running wires from the head unit to the boot how do i do it ?

    i can ge them as far as the rear glove box but cant seem to ge that out ?
    any ideas ?

    also where is the best place to earth a cable for a dvd player in the boot ?

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    wot do u mean the rear of the glovebox, if youve got it behind the glovebox then jus take the glovebox out and feed the wires down underneath the carpet, there are numerous places to earth things in the boot, such as the seat belt bolts into the boot floor, make sure you clean the paint off to get a good earth tho

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    the cables are as far as the little tray on the passenger side of the car.(at the end of the rear seat) i wont to run them under the tray but cant get the
    thing out ?any ideas

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    Feed down to bottom of door - tuck cables under door rubber (lots of space under there) then take out the rear seats and 3/4 panel using the how to then feed cable through, and reassemble.
    0-60 in 6.5 secs and 48mpg- winner!

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    i dont kno which bit of the car you mean fella, its quite straight forward jus run it under the carpet all the way through the car then it comes out in the boot

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    sorted cheers.

    the only thing left todo is to earth it ?

    will it be ok to earth out on one of the seat brackets in the boot ?
    will i need to fit under the bracket or ontop ?

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    come on peeps with amps etc let me in on where you have earthes them in the boot pic would be good if you have one

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    There are several places you can earth:

    1) same place the lights earth (in back corners - under plastic covers)

    2) on seat belt screws or seat bolts (under the screw, over the existing bracket to make sure the seat/belt is still in the right place)

    3) by drilling your own hole anywhere into the bodywork - make sure you don't drill through somewhere that is gonna leak water in, or drill through an existing wire!!!
    0-60 in 6.5 secs and 48mpg- winner!

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    thanks for that

    have decided to go for the seatbelt bracket going to fit it on top of it tommrow under the big bolt

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