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Old 11-09-2006, 04:40 PM
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Time to find a location for the switch and get out the drill The switch requires a 7/8" hole to mount. I decided to put mine in front of the throttle right up next to the dash.

Place some tape over the area to help prevent chipping and run the drill in reverse. I used a unibit which worked great with no chipping.
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Old 11-09-2006, 04:41 PM
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Now that the hole is drilled time to hope it was in the right place and remove the tape.
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Old 11-09-2006, 04:43 PM
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Clean up any rough edges with a little medium sand paper and sand a little bevel to keep the gel from getting any spider cracks.
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Old 11-09-2006, 04:46 PM
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Time to run the wires and find some power. I decided to tap the always hot power that runs to the auxillary power outlet/lighter on the dash. This way I can run the seats when the boat is off waiting to change skiers or by the dock. Just have to remember to turn them off when putting the boat away. This required removing four screws and pulling out the panel that holds the ignition, outlet, blower and bilge switches.
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Old 11-09-2006, 04:49 PM
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After you find the hot and a ground time to make the connections. The outlet has a breaker and there is also an inline fuse for the heated seats. There was a free ground post that I was able to use also.
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Old 11-09-2006, 04:51 PM
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Push the switch in the hole you drilled and make all of the final quick connections. Zip tie everything up out of the way for a clean install.

Red light means everything is working and you have high heat.
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Old 11-09-2006, 04:53 PM
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One more picture of the swich location. It is out of the way so it won't accidently get hit by your throttle hand or your knee. Looks like it was put there by the factory.
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Old 11-09-2006, 04:55 PM
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Seat looks like it always did. Time to enjoy a little warmth for those early morning, late evening, late season or winter sets.
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Old 11-09-2006, 04:57 PM
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Can we repond yet? I'll delete (again) this if the answer's "no." Sorry for jumping the gun.

Great install, Brian! What's the high in Mandeville, LA today, 82? I know that'll come in handy though. I hope my wife doesn't see this thread.
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Old 11-09-2006, 05:00 PM
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Can we repond yet? I'll delete (again) this if the answer's "no." Sorry for jumping the gun.

Great install, Brian! What's the high in Mandeville, LA today, 82? I know that'll come in handy though. I hope my wife doesn't see this thread.
Yeah I am finished. High today was only 78. Water is a bit chilly though and I am a wuss. We ski all winter though so the cold days are ahead.
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