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Old 05-18-2014, 12:17 PM   #1
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switched power in the trunk

I drive an Zl1 2013 and I'm doing a few mod. but I can't find any switched power source from the fuse box in the trunk (power that goes off at the fuse when the ignition is turn off).Wondering if anybody got an answer for that.
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Old 05-18-2014, 12:39 PM   #2
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I don't have a zl1, but I ran a lead from a switched source to a relay in the trunk.
This opens and closes the power I have provided to a small fuse panel in the trunk
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Old 05-18-2014, 03:01 PM   #3
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Thanks a lot, already got a relay and fuse block but could you elaborate a bit how to string a wire from the fuse box to the trunk, just wondering if there is an easy way, don't look easy to me.
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Old 05-18-2014, 03:35 PM   #4
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Thanks a lot, already got a relay and fuse block but could you elaborate a bit how to string a wire from the fuse box to the trunk, just wondering if there is an easy way, don't look easy to me.
I ran mine from the fuse panel on the left side of the dash to the back. Wasn't too bad.
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Old 05-18-2014, 08:42 PM   #5
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I have a '13 1LS and at least on mine, the IS a switched source to the fuse block in the trunk, but it goes to one of the relays only. So the only way to tap into it is to splice the wire since you can't fuse tap a relay.
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Old 05-19-2014, 06:40 AM   #6
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Can't you run it off of the amp from the stereo by the left tail light??
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Old 05-19-2014, 09:53 AM   #7
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I would like to tank everybody who gave me ideas for this project. Here is what I did. I spliced a 20 awg wire to the wire going to pin 85 of the relay in the trunk fuse block. this wire supplies the 12v to a 40amps. relay when the ignition is on only. then I have a 10agw wire going from the 12bus(battery)in line fused 40amps. goes to the relay on/off contacts to a 4 fuse block. so I can add 4 10amps. fuses switched for anything I need. this was easy and very usefull. thanks a lot.
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