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    +12V Ignition Wire

    Hey guys,

    I have an OT question. I am installing a CB into my car and was wondering if I could tap off the ignition wire that runs to my HU. Will that wire provide enough power for both or do I need to run the CB directly to the fuse box (which I don't want to do unless I have to).

    Thanks in advance.



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    CB takes less power than the HU. If the fuse is 10 amps or more you should be cool.



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