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Old 11-16-2017, 05:38 PM   #1
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Bus bars and Fuse tap

Hi all,
I have been planning a lot of electrical work on my cherokee for a while now. I was working on my wiring diagram and got to thinking which I should use, a Bus Bar with inline fuses, or a fuse tap?

This guy I work with (hardcore wrangler unlimited, prob $100k build) is an advocate for fuse taps, even for his winch.

The cop cars I work on (2011+ Imapalas) all have bus bars and inline fuses from the factory.

Which is better?

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Bus bar here direct feed from battery post. Each accesory has its own feed.
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I used a fuse tap for my CB it works well and I don't get too much noise from it. I could see fuse taps being an issue once you start adding multiple taps, its already very crowded in there from one tap.
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There are fused bus bars in boxes available. Amazon is one place to find them. Ones with covers and labels. I would much rather do something like that. Cleaner and more professional looking.
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