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Old 08-26-2012, 08:19 AM   #31  
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I really want to hard wire my V1 but I'm terrible with wiring.
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theoutbackdream you should write up a DIY and show pics of it wired up.
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theoutbackdream you should write up a DIY and show pics of it wired up.
sure lol

although i didnt hardwire since i already have my phone charger hard wired.
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I really want to hard wire my V1 but I'm terrible with wiring.
I took the day off to do exactly that today. It's super super easy. Last time I did it without the kit (on my 2003 WRX I had before). This time, I actually got the V1 hardwire kit because I am lazy, and I want to also use the concealed display.

Anyway, you pop out the map light thing (pry out the lens with a flat screwdriver, then two screws hold it to the ceiling) and there is a plug just sitting there for the powered rear view mirror (my car doesn't have this, so I am using that connector for power). You can use a volt meter to verify that you have ground and a switched 12v, and then use the supplied connectors or make your own. It's a great project to start with because it's pretty easy, and you can't really hurt yourself or destroy anything.
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255/40 starspecs on my 17x9.5 rpf1's and lowered the front a bit... Ready for my alignment tomorrow!
You figure out the settings your going to go with?
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Old 08-27-2012, 12:42 PM   #42  
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I took the day off to do exactly that today. It's super super easy. Last time I did it without the kit (on my 2003 WRX I had before). This time, I actually got the V1 hardwire kit because I am lazy, and I want to also use the concealed display.

Anyway, you pop out the map light thing (pry out the lens with a flat screwdriver, then two screws hold it to the ceiling) and there is a plug just sitting there for the powered rear view mirror (my car doesn't have this, so I am using that connector for power). You can use a volt meter to verify that you have ground and a switched 12v, and then use the supplied connectors or make your own. It's a great project to start with because it's pretty easy, and you can't really hurt yourself or destroy anything.
woah you connected to your done light?

Interesting... Did your lighting get affected?

Reason i ask is because i hardwired directly to the Fuse box.
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