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Old 10-07-2008, 10:10 AM   #1
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Default Installing an ABS on/off switch on an 07 WRX

I've been searching EVERYWHERE for how to do this mod, and i know the basic procedure, but I cannot find the ABS fuse for the life of me... can someone please upload or send me clear pics with the fuse to pull circled? i know its probably a pain, but i would REALLY appreciate this. i have an 07 WRX (its a TR if that makes a difference...).

Oh just for reference, the site i've been using is this one (there's a link in the first post to another site that i went too as well). the pics are unclear to me, so maybe i'm being an idiot and just dont know where to look...:

http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/suspen...bs-switch.html

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Old 10-07-2008, 10:41 AM   #2
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check your manual...
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Old 10-07-2008, 03:24 PM   #3
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The fuse panel by your left knee. There is an ABS fuse. That's it...
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Old 10-07-2008, 03:30 PM   #4
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durrr.... XD

i should have checked the manual first... but i did just now for the fuse panel behind the coin tray, and fuse 8 is a 20A fuse for the "ABS Solenoid"

is that the one i need to pull?

thanks, and sorry for being such a noob =P
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Yep, that's it.
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Old 10-07-2008, 03:47 PM   #6
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okay excellent!

so now that i've found that fuse, i just use those male connectors and the in-line fuse box and the switch, and its easy as that?
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Old 10-08-2008, 12:34 AM   #7
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sounds right to me.
starts from one side of the fuse slot ->
one leg of the switch -
switch -
out to one leg of the new in-line fuse -
fuse -
out to the other leg the oem fuse slot.

the position of the switch and fuse can be swapped of course.
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Old 10-08-2008, 10:31 AM   #8
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I saw some threads years ago where people were wondering what an insurance company would do if you had an accident and their inspector saw something like this installed. Just an FYI...
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Old 10-08-2008, 10:54 AM   #9
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argh im having some trouble fitting the switch in, but thats my problem, i can fix it pretty easily. what is more pressing is, what exactly do i need to get that can fit in the slot where the fuse used to be, so i can run the wires out of there to the switch, fuse holder, and back?

oh leecea, thats a good point.... do you have any idea where the threads are or any key words to search for? but it seems like all you would have to do is put the fuse back in, and no one knows any better... but i'm using a covered switch for the abs, so when the cover is up, its gonna be off, and when its down its on...plus if i close the cover, the switch turns abs on too, seemed like a better idea than just a rocker switch or somethin
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Old 10-08-2008, 12:21 PM   #10
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im sure im not the only one wondering this so...
whats the benefit? why would u want to do this "mod"?
i can only assume racing reasons, but i dont under the idea.
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Loose surfaces, sometimes its better to lock them up.

Also racing, as you pointed out.
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Old 10-10-2008, 10:02 AM   #12
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ARGH

what type of connector is supposed to fit in the slots where the fuse should go? the male connectors that they guy in the site uses DONT FIT.

HELP
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