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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-07-2008 Thread Starter
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2007 Mustang fuse box/kick panel

I want to hard wire my radar detector to the fuse box. Two (probably stupid) questions: I see the fuse box behind the passengers side kick panel, but for the life of me I can't see how you pop off the fuse box cover. Also, I see the large bolt below the fuse box itself and it seems I would need to start there to get to the back side of the fuse box, but I do not see screws anywhere that would allow me to remove the kick panel that surrounds the fuse box...Does anyone have some experience to pass along here?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-09-2008
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My suggestion would be to wire directly to the ignition harness ( gray/yellow is your accessory wire), only because if you tap into the fuse box to a circuit that can only handle the load it currently has you can damage sensitive electronics and/ or set off the check engine light. I'm not saying that the fuse box idea won't work, but the ignition harness is a fool proof way to get a key-controlled turn on without any regrets.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-27-2010
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I have the same question as bigguy01. On an 05 coupe, I need to remove the fuse box kick panel and can't figure how. Any help appreciated.
Thanks, Mike
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