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#1 Coolingthunder

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Posted 08 October 2019 - 06:13 AM

So I am installing some gauges in my 88 Mini and I need to ground the light bulbs... Where can I take a ground behind the dash so I don't damage anything important?

#2 jaysmini1983

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Posted 08 October 2019 - 06:50 AM

I drilled a hole into the metal shelf of the dash panel. somewhere it couldnt be seen. then i nice self taping screw or nut/bolt.



#3 unburntfuelinthemorning

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Posted 08 October 2019 - 07:19 AM

Alternatively you could tap into any black wires you find above the heater.



#4 gazza82

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Posted 08 October 2019 - 09:26 AM

Those black wires usually end in an earth point somewhere behind the dash .. at least on all the classics I've worked on they have



#5 andyapanel

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Posted 08 October 2019 - 11:34 AM

I used the steel bracket that supports the clocks as an earth for my power outlet sockets.



#6 Coolingthunder

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Posted 08 October 2019 - 03:15 PM

Okay, thanks guys!




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