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Old 08-09-2010, 03:24 PM
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Where oh where should my fuse box go??

My Studebaker is primed and I'm getting ready to begin wiring. I have a Painless harness that looks like it will be fairly self-explanatory once I decide where to locate the fuse box. I could and may end up locating the fuse box above the driver's feet but it looks lie there will be a huge ball of wire poking through the firewall if I locate it there. The center of the firewall is out due to the AC unit and the passenger side won't work either due to the glove box and heating/cooling hoses. To complicate matter I has to set the firewall back 3" to make room for the engine. I recognize that my options are fairly limited,it's not that big of a car in the first place. It does have a huge trunk however. Has anyone located the fuse block in the trunk? How would I hide the wires if I go that route?

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lots of foreign cars have them in the trunk and some of the newer high end highly optioned cars have them there two. Back a few years ago I think the pontiac fiero had its fuse box in the back half of the center console.the chevy envoy or trailblazer has one of the fuse boxes under the back seat and some buicks do too. Location is everything. you dont want to have too long of a run with too small of wire.I would try to keep it as close to all the intended loads as possible , maybe in the glove compartment. Dodge vans have it there as well as a lot of newer BMWs.
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I hadn't considered mounting it in the glove box. But that might be a good solution. Thank you Latech.
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