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Old 28th June 2011, 12:52 AM   #1
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Default Best way to attach two small loose wires?

What's the best way to attach 2 or 3 small loose wires? They are about 26 gauge and behind the dash of a car.
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Old 28th June 2011, 05:59 PM   #2
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solder them if you need electrical connection.
if only mechanical, use a simple zip-tie, or hot glue gun.
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Old 28th June 2011, 06:54 PM   #3
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If you are trying to tap these wires into existing circuits in the car electrical system use 3M Scotchlock tap-in connectors. For automotive wiring it is important to dress the wire runs with zipties near the connection and every 6 to 12 inches to ensure that the wires aren't rubbing or pinched by vehicle motion.
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Old 28th June 2011, 08:50 PM   #4
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I use glue gun...
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Old 28th June 2011, 09:17 PM   #5
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We used to use superglue for ECO (Electronic Change Order - i.e. a modification ) changes - but ya gotta watch out for your fingers and eyes!!!
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