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  1. I have not been unkind. I misread your post Small black wire to any ground source, such as frame/chassis, or tie it in with the ground on your radio or amp if that is simpler. The larger black wire goes to the fan negative.
  2. If thats what you want your switched 12v source to be, then sure. Or you can install a toggle switch fed from a constant 12v source.
  3. That's what I ended up doing with both my husky and pit when they were puppies and thought biting was part of playtime. Took a couple times before they stopped.
  4. If it's not turning off, then you are constantly applying 12v to the fans
  5. Slow progress being made, which I guess is good since I'm taking my time and not worried about rushing through. I used JB Weld Plastic Welder to hold the meter din in place of the cutout, sanded the excess down in the front. More sanding and a little bit of 3-M gold filler to come.
  6. I'm sure if you watched the video in this thread that you posted in where steve talks about the amp and even tests it, you'd probably get a little bit of that info that is so easily accessible to you already. https://lmgtfy.com/?q=CAB+1600.1+strapped
  7. @Wicks hasn't been around much for a while I don't think. If he does log in, he'll get a notification from that tag. As far as repair, there are a few good amp repair companies out there. I think amp medics is probably the most commonly recommended, and seems to have great reviews. Email: [email protected] Text: 7279196793 The search function on this forum can be tricky to navigate through sometimes. I prefer to do a site specific google search, such as: PPI 2150 site:stevemeadedesigns.com This link lists a few other amp repair services as well. https://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/topic/216137-amplifier-repair/
  8. I know a lot of my pics uploaded were photobucket, so I dont know how much of the old stuff is visible, but I'm getting started on this thing again. Tore it all out back in 2017 in preparation for a rebuild, and never did anything after. So, to get started, I did some clean up behind the dash, and for temporary tunes I put the stock bose amp and speakers back in. What a waste of time that was, because the two front door speakers dont work, and with just the rear doors and D-pillar speakers (didnt put the A-pillar tweets or the center console woofer back on) it sounds like crap. I still want to put the HAT legatia 8's in the front doors, and I have decided if I want to put the HAT legatia 6's in the kicks or the rear doors. I'm leaning towards the kicks, and then if I dont like it I'll throw them in the rear doors. Still going to do the HAT L4's and L1's in the A-pillars. My center console panel that has the SMD VM-1 and OM-1 in it was looking rough, so I pulled it and am using some spot filler to clean it up, here's what I've got so far. Need to do a little more sanding where the paint was chipping by the accessory outlets. Once everything is smoothed out, just gonna paint it black again and hopefully that will be the last time I have to mess with it. I also need to redo the sound deadening in my front doors, and add some to the rear doors. The front doors, roof, and rear hatch were done with the SoundQubed Q-Mat four or five years ago, and I've kind of regretted it since. It was gooey and messy straight out the box, and each year it just makes a bigger mess because that shit is melting any time it gets 80⁰ or higher outside. It's not gonna be fun, and it's going to take a while. It's supposed to rain every day till next monday right now, so that will be the earliest I can get started on pulling/scraping that muck off. Then I'll get some more second skin like I did for the floor. I'll do before and after pictures of the removal process, but given how messy this stuff is, I can't guarantee any pics during.
  9. Do you get a signal light? Have you attempted it with a brand new unused energizer/Duracell battery? That seems to be the one drawback on these tools, they like to have fresh batteries in them, and they can't be cheapo's.
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