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#11103976 - 09/14/15 08:54 PM Getting power to front of the boat for graph
Ricky Taylor Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/19/14
Posts: 1865
Loc: Midlothian, Texas
Im ready to install a new sonar up front on my ranger 364v, I don't have a power block up there so im going to have to run power from the battery all the way up front. What is the easiest way to run it clean and without having to pull on old wires? The boat is 18ft

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#11104085 - 09/14/15 09:34 PM Re: Getting power to front of the boat for graph [Re: Ricky Taylor]
Bobby Milam Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2994
Loc: Arlington
Easiest is to tie on to old wire and pull the new wire through, if you are removing the old wires. Next easiest is to get a fish tape run it through then attach wires and pull back. You'll have to decided whether it is easiest to run the fish from front to rear or rear to front. On my boat, it is pretty easy to get it to run the length without hitting obstructions.

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#11104383 - 09/15/15 05:59 AM Re: Getting power to front of the boat for graph [Re: Ricky Taylor]
papamark Offline
Mini Tractor

Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
When you do , for future pulls put a small diameter rope along with it and make sure its twice the length of the pull, then you can do it again without using a fish tape

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#11104711 - 09/15/15 09:18 AM Re: Getting power to front of the boat for graph [Re: Ricky Taylor]
RANGER SKI Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/18/09
Posts: 871
Loc: red oak texas
check wiring harness up front should have 2 wires with connectors on them just tied up. should be a hot and ground if they haven't been used for something else. the are also fused in the ranger fuse block

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#11105096 - 09/15/15 12:12 PM Re: Getting power to front of the boat for graph [Re: Ricky Taylor]
Stump jumper Offline
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Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 7640
Loc: Rockwall
Run power off the back of trolling motor outlet.

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#11105127 - 09/15/15 12:30 PM Re: Getting power to front of the boat for graph [Re: Ricky Taylor]
RANGER SKI Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/18/09
Posts: 871
Loc: red oak texas
running power off of troll motor outlet will give you interference

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