What not to do when wiring your Jeep
Some of the things that we are most proud of here at Jp are all the things we’ve screwed up over the years. Sounds kinda weird, doesn’t it? A wise man once said, “Learn from your mistakes.” And, boy, have we. Unlike some of the other rags, we aren’t afraid to share some (OK, pretty much all) of the dumb stuff we’ve done over the years with our readers. Some of it is stuff that as we are doing it we think: “Hmm, this might not be a good idea.” And some of it we’ve done with the best of intentions, only to learn later on a far-flung trail somewhere exactly why it was a bad idea.
It doesn’t matter if it is experimental fabrication, Speedos, or electrical stuff, we’ve all had those moments. The important thing is to remember them and learn from them. One of the least understood, thought about, and thus often most messed up parts of Jeep maintenance and modification is the electrical system. Whether you bought a Jeep where the wiring was already jacked up, or had a temporary fix that became permanent, or something that just couldn’t have been foreseen, it doesn’t matter. At some point in our Jeeping careers, we all have to deal with the dreaded smoke in the wires. Here are a few more ways to keep that smoke in the wires longer and get the Jeep further down the trail.
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