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Have after market radio and need to know the color codes for the 12volt constant(yellow) and 12volt switched(red) on the radio. Which color wire from the delco harness goes to which?

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Well, you could be shooting yourself in the foot, they make a direct plug in for that and sell it at walmart for like 10 bucks, if youve already cut it off then ground a decent sized wire to anything metal on your truck, splice one wire at a time and touch it to the ground wire you made, while the key is off, the constant wire will spark, to find the power wire turn the key on after you have found the constant and do the same thing leaving the constant one you found out of the new test because you already know what it is, i really hope you didnt cut the wires, because if you did you have a long process of finding the right wires that go to speakers, and so on, but good luck and its a good learning process, after you can do this correctly after cutting the wires you can do any car audio out there the hard way, it can make you good money like it does me

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In New Zealand we can buy adapter harnesses,whereby you plug the correct one into yr cars wiring ,then specify what radio it is ie JVC,Pioneer,Sony,Panasonic,Alpine,then plug that one into the radio,and voila,put the two together,very easy

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