wires to a roof rack

Submitted: Saturday, Jun 30, 2012 at 08:47
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I was wandering how people have wired accesories to a roof rack,eg spoties reverse cam. I have a patrol and there seems to be no entry points anywhere without making my own. I have been told to go through the rear door seal but i am a bit worried about rain, dust etc getting through.

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Reply By: Bonz (Vic) - Saturday, Jun 30, 2012 at 11:28

Saturday, Jun 30, 2012 at 11:28
I ran mine up the inside of the snorkel, will grab a few pics if you want
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Reply By: olcoolone - Saturday, Jun 30, 2012 at 14:01

Saturday, Jun 30, 2012 at 14:01
Have the same issue with our 200 series, the easiest way is just drill a hole in the roof and use a bulkhead connector or sealing gland.

I don't have an issue with drilling holes in roofs as long as it's done correctly and sealed...... the way I look at it is the roof rack is never going to come off and the gear on the roof rack will always be there.

When we go to sell we will sell it with the rack.

If it was done factory you would you wouldn't think twice about it.

I'm surprised 4x4 manufactures don't have a removable plate in the roof for it....... Ford with their Fairlanes and LTD's had a plate in the roof for a mobile phone antenna.

.....Drill a hole in the roof, seal it correctly and it's done.
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Reply By: Member - Stuart P (WA) - Saturday, Jun 30, 2012 at 18:56

Saturday, Jun 30, 2012 at 18:56
you can also run wires thru the rear vents at the rear window
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