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How do you put a cb radio lead threw the fire wall of a

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how do you put a cb radio lead threw the fire wall of a hilux DC4x4 TD6mSR5 2.8L to the dash any help would be great
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
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Expert:  Toyota Service replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Welcome to Just Answer. Please allow me to assist you. The best way that we have found to run wires thru the firewall is as follows:

Locate an area on the firewall that does not have wires on the other side, and is accessible form inside the cabin.

Using a 'step' drill bit (this is a drill that drills a bigger hole the further it goes into the hole being created.

Get a common rustproofing body plug from a parts store

Drill the hole with the step bit to the exact size of the rustproofing plug

Paint the bare edges of the hole to reduce rusting.

Cut a hole into the middle of the body plug and run your wires thru it

Pop the body plug into place and seal with some RTV or similar sealer.