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post #1 of 2 Old 10-04-2008, 12:05 AM Thread Starter
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Quick Autometer voltmeter wiring question..

I'm installing a series of gauges below the radio, one of them being a voltmeter. Autometer instructions state to run a 12V switched source as well as a "good engine ground."

Is an "engine ground" really necessary? I would think running the ground to the chassis (ie; the steel dash reinforcement) would be acceptable? Is there any reason an actual engine ground would be necessary?

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i ran my ground to metal on the kickpanel underneath the dash. works fine, i get a solid reading

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