Roof Wire Routing

I spent a long time getting up the nerve to cut a hole in the roof of the FJ Cruiser. I wanted to be sure that when I crated my wiring path it would allow multiple wires and facilitate changes. For water proof accessories I look to the marine industry. In this case I looked for a deck fitting that would accommodate my needs. I located the
Blue Sea 1003 Cable Clam which provides for cable routing and accommodates antenna feed lines with the connectors in place. The connector has a rubber plug that you can drill multiple holes in and the slice the rubber to the hole so you can place the wire.

I have had this installed for about 6 months and I have had no problems.

 

Blue Sea 1003 Cable Clam 1.39''

 


Top view of routing


Side view of routing


Side view
of completed install


Top view of completed install

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tomas

Tomas has lived in Colorado since age 5. Having grown up on the Western Slope of Colorado lots of time was spent in the Desert Southwest. Tomas' father introduced him to the love of 4 wheeling at an early age in the high mountains around Aspen, Colorado. While an avid Mountain Biker, Tomas and his Family enjoy adventures in the mountains and desert in the remote locations that can only be reached by 4wd. Day hikes are always a must when on the family trips. While enjoying outdoor activities he wants to share his love as a certified 4wd trainer and ski instructor. Tomas also enjoys caving and cave exploration. Tomas currently resides in Colorado Springs. 

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