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    Posted: 25-Dec-2013 at 22:22
I've had these electric exhaust cut outs lying around for a minute now, thinking about getting them installed and wired up. My questions is, does anyone have any good ideas about getting the wires from the inside of the car to where the cut outs will be (about where the center resonator is usually). I'll be controlling them via a funk switch in the dash (don't worry, I have that figured out) so the wires will start around there and need to go from the inside to the outside of the car. I probably have enough wire to run them forward through the firewall into the engine bay and then back, but it would be nice if there was some convent grommet in the floor or around the back seat or trunk that I could use instead. Suggestions?

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  Quote fitzski Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Dec-2013 at 18:01
Interesting... never heard of such a thing. I presume this is just for audio, because I can't imagine there is much to be gained in HP... is there?

As to your question... I personally would go through the firewall along with the cabin harness (under the rain tray). Not sure where or how close O2 sensor wiring is to where you need to be, but could maybe follow that, especially if there is conduit or insulation that you can feed wires through.

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  Quote srdavis872 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27-Dec-2013 at 22:16
I thinking about going back under the rear seat and through the fuel pump access covers. Seems like the best straight shot to them. Likely little HP gain, purely just for sound. I'm surprised that there's been so many on here who have never heard of electric cutouts.
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  Quote yesimalex Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08-Jan-2014 at 20:03
Ha, I don't need em, my cross pipe rusted out and man DAT DRONE!

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  Quote RobG Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09-Jan-2014 at 18:55
You could bring it back up through the spare wheel well, there's a grommit under there where the cabling comes up from the fuel tank to the aux fuel tank control unit.
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  Quote srdavis872 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10-Jan-2014 at 05:29
Originally posted by RobG

You could bring it back up through the spare wheel well, there's a grommit under there where the cabling comes up from the fuel tank to the aux fuel tank control unit.


That's what I ended up doing. Involved a little back tracking of the wires, but didn't require any serious work.
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