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Old 12-02-2017, 01:28 PM   #1
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Roof rack light bar wiring routing questions

Iím installing a new Front Runner roof rack this week along with a 55Ē LED light bar I bought on amazon (cheapie, $150 or so). I was wondering for those that have put any electrical on the roof how and where did you route the wiring into the cab? Hoping thereís a good clean solution someone has, preferably something that doesnít involve putting holes in the van anywhere.
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Old 12-02-2017, 02:50 PM   #2
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Are talking about a factory roof, penthouse top, high top, etc...?
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Are talking about a factory roof, penthouse top, high top, etc...?
Itís just a factory roof with an aftermarket Front Runner brand rack.
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Old 12-02-2017, 07:16 PM   #4
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You'll need something like this
https://www.defender.com/category.js...986&id=2289996
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Those look slick! Looks perfect I will give that a shot thanks for the link!
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Make sure you purchase the correct one.
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The only non-drilling way is to come out the rear brake light hole.. but that adds a lot of length to the wire so I'd just drill a hole!
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Not as clean, but a no holes required method is to run the wire under the rubber door seal. All my antenna wires are routed this way. You can pull the seal off the pinch weld, tuck the wires into it and then replace it. I've had no problems with closing the door on the seals with wires in them, just watch for chafe, and make sure to fuse correctly.
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