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SP 575 in cab cable extension-is it possible?

Discussion in 'SnowEx Products' started by Chandlerarms, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. Chandlerarms

    Chandlerarms Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    The cable inside the cab is about two feet short of here I want to mount my controller. Can I purchase or make an extension?
  2. snowcrazy

    snowcrazy Senior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 409

    Yep, you can do it. I just did it yesterday actually. I took the the wires out of the blue plastic wrap. Make sure you cut each wire in different spots because your gonna have to use the splice connectors and if you put them all together you wont be able to get them back in the wrap. I like my control box to be tucked in between my seat and console so it is right at my fingertips. No reaching under the steering wheel or to the dash.

    Do yourself a favor and just do ONE wire at a time to not get yourself confused. Hope this helps:salute:
  3. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    I don't know why snow ex doesn't make the cables longer. We have had the same problem in the past with our 575's and 1075's.
  4. Chandlerarms

    Chandlerarms Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    Though its hard to explain (had some help), I ended up repositioning the "T" on the cable and was able to get an additional 16 inches or so. Just enough to give me the length to put it in the center consol of my 2001 Silverado. Here is a pic.

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  5. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    Cool, I have to give that a try.