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Old 05-08-2009, 06:22 PM   #1
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I've got just about everything purchased for my install. I'm trying to install components in the car that will not affect its daily drive ability. I've installed my emanage blue and the boost and AFR gauges (I modified a metra stereo kit to fit the stereo and the gauges...it looks cool!). I want to install the LC-1 (I can't finish its installation till the downpipe is installed), but I want to know if people are installing outside and running the lines inside, or are you running the o2 wires into the cabin and mounting the LC-1 inside. My problem is that I'm not sure that the O2 wires are long enough to put the LC-1 inside. Will it survive if it's mounted outside the cabin?

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My LC-1 is attached to the PPF with heavy-duty zip ties. The cables pass through a slot I cut into the large shift boot (the rubber one under the center console) and then up into the dash.

Take a good look at the LC-1 housing. The darn thing is near mil-spec in terms of its construction. Thus far, it's proven to be waterproof, rock-proof, heat-resistant, and all around pretty tough.
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My LC1 sits under the console to the left of the shifter inside the car, cable passes through the boot. There is enough slack under the car to hang yourself with.
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My LC-1 is attached to the PPF with heavy-duty zip ties. The cables pass through a slot I cut into the large shift boot (the rubber one under the center console) and then up into the dash.

Take a good look at the LC-1 housing. The darn thing is near mil-spec in terms of its construction. Thus far, it's proven to be waterproof, rock-proof, heat-resistant, and all around pretty tough.
I mounted mine the same way and it has worked well. Like Joe said the case and connectors are tough.
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My LC1 sits under the console to the left of the shifter inside the car, cable passes through the boot. There is enough slack under the car to hang yourself with.
Same here. Just drilled a hole in the floor and ran the wires there. Everything is hidden under the carpet/console.
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Mine is ziptied at the rear of the engine bay. Wires run through the grommet over by the wiper motor (comes out in the upper outside corner of the passenger footwell area). In this car I didn't care about the factory O2 sensor wire, but when I did a similar install in a different car I ran a single wire back from the cabin to the engine compartment to drive the factory wiring and did all the LC-1 splicing in the cabin.

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