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Old 02-22-2013, 12:13 AM   #1
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Default Quick question about aftermarket tach.

I'm not sure where to ground the black wire, its running down the driver side dash and mounted on the pillar. i cant find any appropriatley sized screws for the piece that holds the wire down.
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Everything metal is ground.
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im aware of that although im looking more for suggestions on a tucked away spot or maybe a screw that is easy to ground to. every screw and bolt is much bigger than the metal circular attachment at the end of the wire. (i dont know what these things are called as i am extremely unexperienced lol.)
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Anywhere metal man. Get a self tapper and screw it down.
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im thinking about just running it through the firewall cause there are lots of places there. and there is already a grommet pre-fabricated
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If you want to make it more difficult than it has to be then by all means. You do know everything in the cab is grounded in the cab? Not because it has to be but because EVERYTHING METAL IS GROUND. One ground isn't better than another, they are the same.
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do i need the circular connector to ground it or can i just shove the wire underneath a screw?
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The connector would be less likely to come undone, but no you don't need one.
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ok i'll try that. thanks for all the replies
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