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Old 09-26-2006, 07:08 PM   #1
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Default LC-1: where did you run through firewall?

to anyone who's got an LC-1, where did you run the main pigtail through the firewall? I imagine that ya don't want that cute little controller box outsid the cabin, so how did you handle the routing? they certainly didn't give me much to work with, but i suppose if worse comes to worse i can just extend the wires.

anyone? i'm dying to get this thing in the car so i can sort out some of my fuel issues. :-)
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Are you talking the wiring from the O2 sensor to the LC-1 unit? Or the wiring for power, ground and analog outputs?
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Old 09-26-2006, 07:11 PM   #3
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I 've got mine in the engine bay, its been fine for months. The manual says so too. It's sitting zip tied to something behind the intake manifold with the o2 wire coming over the transmission and the controller wires going in the AC holes. If you have AC there's also a square hole in the firewall rightaround the pedal mounts i used for a little while.
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Since my car is RHD i used the huge rubber plug that should be for the LHD brake servo

Also run my bullet cam power / video / audio / earth wires through this hole.
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Old 09-26-2006, 07:16 PM   #5
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hmm... well if i can leave that ltitle controller box in the engine bay (that'll learn me for skimming the manual) i should damn well install it tonite. lol. too bad i've lost motivation now that partypoker's fired up... ;-)
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Where are you mounting the O2 sensor? If you don't have cruise there is a small rubber plug to the left of the MC that works.
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heh, well considering i jacked the cruise control's vacuum line off the TB for the megasquirt MAP, i could just rip out the cruise stuff and use that hole, huh? ;-)
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I had to take mine out to route my IC piping. I was lazy and didn't bother to try and relocate to make it fit.
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yeah, i have a feeling that the A/C is going to depart for the same reason when i take the car out next spring and do the turbo install... :-)
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that box is designed to be exposed to the elements, just make sure it doesn't get super hot.
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Mine is in the engine bay, ziptied to the wiring harness near the brake servo.
I will take a shot tomorrow...
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