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Wiring Three wires.. Red, Orange, Black. What needs to go where in the fuse box to give me continuous power. Thanks , Mike.

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  • dacondon May 14, 2008

    need to know where the wires go



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The orange goes to a fuse that is always on. That's how it remembers things when it is powered down.Like the clock on a Car stereo.

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Twist red and orange together and hook to power then put the black to ground

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