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Hooking up a BOSS spreader

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by phishoook, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. phishoook

    phishoook Member
    Messages: 79

    In the spring I took the wiring harness off a Chev, and now I'm trying to get it put on a Ford.
    On the Chev it was wired with a Hot and Ground under the hood, and one wire to a 10a fuse.

    But now the ford uses the smaller fuses. I cann't get the line tied into a fuse. Where or how can I get this wire hooked up?
     
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,005

    where are you trying to install the pwr wire??
     
  3. phishoook

    phishoook Member
    Messages: 79

    the fuse panel by the passenger foot well. I had NAPA order me an "add a fuse", and it looks like I'll use the fuse for the climate control.
     
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,005

    what year ford....just outta wonder? if you hook it up the the climate control or any other, i would up the amp fuse on the truck side just to be safe, maybe like 5a more or something like that. and hook it up to te pwr side of the fuse, not the supply.
     
  5. phishoook

    phishoook Member
    Messages: 79

  6. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,005

    ok,,i thought it was just the tap into the fuse with the metal piece that went around the fuse. what you have is just fine
     
  7. Realdealoo8

    Realdealoo8 Member
    Messages: 32

    Dont the f series still have the wires pre ran through the fire wall? I would use one of those fused and connected to the battery as a dedicated line. I hate tapping into lines or using fuses like you are planning. Just more stuff to break at the worse time.