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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:06 pm    Post subject: Rear Heater Wiring - Remove or Use for Something Else Reply with quote

I removed my rear under seat heater. The wiring is still in place. Is there any value in keeping this in place? Should I cut it out?

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Rear Heater Wiring - Remove or Use for Something Else Reply with quote

It's very useful for running circuits from the engine bay to the dashboard. If you want to add things like oil pressure and oil temp gauges, the heater wiring harness is perfect for that. I would not remove it.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Rear Heater Wiring - Remove or Use for Something Else Reply with quote

As above - plus if it's not in the way why remove it? Just tuck it to the side, one day it might prove very useful.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Rear Heater Wiring - Remove or Use for Something Else Reply with quote

I'm installing a 5'x5' plywood subfloor. I'll use a holesaw and drill a hole for it to pass through and just tie it off for future use.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:48 pm    Post subject: Re: Rear Heater Wiring - Remove or Use for Something Else Reply with quote

My idea was to use the switch to turn on lights in the back.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 30, 2021 12:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Rear Heater Wiring - Remove or Use for Something Else Reply with quote

In my truck I use it for controller my power inverter and combining my batteries.
In my van I use it to read the blinky lights for the Subaru, instead of going under the rear seat and plugging the green connectors together I can do it right form the drivers seat.

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