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Old 08-17-2011, 02:21 PM   #1
82ram150
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Default Power Distribution Box Install

Well i finally got my engine bay fuse box installed. Its out of a 96 Dodge Caravan. Holds 9 bosch style relays, 3 smaller relays, 8 large fuses and 17 mini fuses. Currently I only have the starter relay and my driving lights hooked up. Next my hei relay and fuse will go in there then the headlights. It also has relays for the wipers so i might wire that up to my wipers.

Here is the driver side before i installed the box. This is when i was putting a new starter in which is why there is no starter in there.

Here is the box installed and not wired up yet. I used one of the old brakets from the charcoal canister for the outside mount on the box and a long piano hinge so that i can flip it up to access the connectors.



Here I have only the starter relay and fuse wired up. (The relay on the left and the orange fuse)

Here i have all of the relays and fuses that I had on me installed. Still some cleaning up of the wires to do.





I used the positive wire that went to my starter relay from a welded splice which also has a fusible link in it for the main power to the fuse box.

Bosch style starter relay wire up:
Before I installed the fuse box I had replaced the old starter relay with a bosch style one. It was quite easy. On my truck there is a red wire which goes to the prong(s) on the old relay that says Batt. This wire will go to #30 on the bosch relay. There is a Brown wire that goes to the starter solenoid that goes to SOL on the old relay, this goes to #87 on the bosch relay. Green wire is ground, on manual transmissions like mine, this was grounded to the screw holding the relay on the fender, on automatic transmissions this goes to the neutral saftey switch, this wire goes to G on the old relay which will now go to #85 on the bosch. Then lastely we have the Orange wire which goes to I on the old relay, this goes to the ignition switch, this will go to #86 on the bosch relay. And there you have it, the change over to a bosch style starter relay that you can later wire in to a fuse box like mine if you wish.

Until next time
Cody
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