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Old 07-04-2020, 01:28 AM   #1
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Emergency power cable hookup

I'm fix my 2012 Jeep Wrangler as a toad. I'll be using the RViBrake 3 as the toad braking system. I have every thing set except for the connection of the emergency brake-away power cable. According to RViBrake tech support the braking system won't operate without the emergency cable plugged into it.



My problem is running the cable through the firewall such that I can connect to the brake system. There is ore then enough cable to reach the brake I just can't seem to find a place to go though the wall to connect to the brake. I suppose I could run the cable along the outside and through the driver side window but I'd really like to have a more permanent
solution.



Anyone have any suggestions as to getting through the 2012 firewall without damaging anything?


Any advice is appreciated.


Jim
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Old 07-04-2020, 01:50 AM   #2
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I have seen on YouTube an install where they use an existing firewall plug that had to be removed. They replaced it with a similar firewall plug that had a hole big enough for the cable to run through it into the inside to tie into the system.

Paul
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Old 07-04-2020, 12:05 PM   #3
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I'm getting ready to buy one for my 2018 Wrangler JLU. Here is a video on their website showing them installing it on an older Wrangler.



You could always cut the wire and splice in an extension as well.
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