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Old 07-23-2008, 02:59 PM   #1
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Question OBC hack (wires gauge)

Hi, I'll be doing the OBC hack friday. I did buy romex connector alone and will have to crimp them with wire. Anybody can confirm wire gauge to use? Is this 18,20 or maybe 22?

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Old 07-23-2008, 04:16 PM   #2
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well, there's not much current running through the wire in the interest of flexibility (of the wire i mean) i would take the thinnest

Well, what I REALLY would do (actually did) was to go to the next VW dealer and buy the finished wire
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They are either 20 or 22 gauge wire. I would go with 20 just to be safe.
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22 gauge as far as I have been able to determine over the years.

There is no power or 12 volts in any of the 5 wires. That is why the wires are so small, as they are used as to create a ground.
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