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What is the correct way to connect wires?

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T-Taps, Butt connectors 2 pounds of solder I've seen and heard it all...most of the time resulting in a headache and lost time. So i thought i would break it down and show the 5 easy steps to make a good quality and secure connection in a vehicle.

The 5 Steps are as follows:

1- Strip back the inulation of the wire you wish to connect to.

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2- Seperate the braid to create an opening in the wire.

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3- Insert the wire that is to be connected into the opening.

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4- Close the wire.

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5- Finally twist the wire around securing them togehter and finish it off with some electrical tape.

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closed with the note: information only
asked Jul 5, 2016 in FAQ by derek ! (277,630 points)
closed Oct 22, 2018 by Robert T


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