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    Advice required. 12v from internal fusebox...

    I've got my totalclosure unit and I'm hoping to fit it soon . I want to use a redundant fuse from the internal fuse-box to power the unit. Two questions:
    1. Any recommendations for a likely candidate?
    2. How do you get to the rear of the fusebox (i.e. drop it out)?
    The totalclosure unit will operate fog and sidelights at the same time.

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    Any help on this, particularly access to the rear of the fusebox.

    Cheers,
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    Anyone???

    Thanks in advance
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    Why not just fit an inline fuse?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    Why not just fit an inline fuse?
    Could do but need to be sure I'm not overloading that circuit - probably only a problem during the fog light phase.

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    The rear of the fuse box is a nightmare to get to which is why I always to to the steering column or main feeds behind the glovebox

    As long as you don't tap onto a locking, window or interior light fuse you shouldn't overload the circuit
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    Could be fun identifying the sidelights and foglight wires behind the glovebox.........

    Any tips or is it just a case of tracing visually as best as possible?

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    Side light wires I believe are the only wires that colour on the car. From memory the fog light wire is in a seperate loom taped up inside the main loom where the wires leave the car
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