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Old 01-19-2006, 08:18 PM   #1
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runnin' wires

basically i need to run remote wire & 2 rca's to the trunk . can ne1 tell me what i need to remove or where is the best place to run the wires IN DETAIL i get lost fast lol. im guessin passenger side is the best side but if im wrong correct me. thanks









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Old 01-19-2006, 09:02 PM   #2
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i would say the easyiesy would be along the passanger side, if you run them behind the glovebox and down, you can hide the rest underneath the plastic door moulding and then under the back seat. youll see theres an open also that goes into the trunk. while your at it, punch out the steel peice that the ski hatch is suppose to be. assuming you dont have the ski hatch....
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Old 01-19-2006, 09:06 PM   #3
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i ran mine right down the middle... took out the entire middle, under the carpet, under the back seat and through the opening for the ski hatch... not a single wire is visible... i was going to run it through the passenger but if your car is anything like mine, most of the screws will not budge
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Old 01-19-2006, 09:14 PM   #4
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the way i did it on my gold e30 was running the wires on the driverside, only because when you take out the rear seats there is already a hole where all the other wires are running into the trunk, near the top of the seat.

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Old 01-19-2006, 09:26 PM   #5
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thanx guys. silly me got worried but u guys remided me under the back seat is a possible passage for the wires. should be e-z.
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Old 01-19-2006, 09:27 PM   #6
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run it under the center console carpert.
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Old 01-19-2006, 09:33 PM   #7
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if it easy to lift up the carpet i will run it thru there...tommro im gonna go in my e30 and look around but keep the suggestions commin
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Old 01-19-2006, 09:51 PM   #8
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jst feed thru the center piece u go under the carpet where the hand brake opening is.
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Old 01-19-2006, 11:50 PM   #9
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i had a little bit of trouble getting through all the layers under the carpet, but it's clean... if you looked at the install, you would never guess wires were under there
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Old 01-19-2006, 11:54 PM   #10
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Old 01-20-2006, 12:08 AM   #11
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DO NOT run RCAs on the P.S, that is were the power runs you get noise in the RCAs, run down the D.S.......
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i ran my wires down the center to
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Old 01-20-2006, 08:44 AM   #13
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Thes best place to run any such wires is down the drivers side. Both sides have deep channels in the rocker panel that have plenty of room left to run more wire. The passenger side has a 2 large power cables if your e30 has a rear mount battery and I'd advise not running them down that way.
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Old 01-20-2006, 01:35 PM   #14
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So Jordan it is like I said too........driver side........
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Old 01-20-2006, 04:29 PM   #15
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yea im gonna run the wire on the driver's side i took a look today theres lots of room to put the wires and my e30 is a rear battery mount so drivers side it iz!!!
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