I tapped mine to the fuse box under the dash. I think there is a "gauge" fuse for the dash lights. I just wrapped the gauge light wire around that fuse and stuck it back in. It works whenever the ignition is on. If anyone knows of a better place, please let me know too! Thanks.
A fues tap is just a thin piece of metal that you put in with the tap. It can go in with either runner on the fuse, think of a thin rectange. One end goes in the fuse panel (along with the fuse) and the other sticks out. You attach to that with a spade connector. Sometimes you can find them in with the bus fuses. The way you did it was fine. I just like the finished look of mine.
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HA! That's where I tapped to! Only I used an actual fuse tap (cheap at Walmart!). You ever notice the backlight will dim slightly when the bass hits (subs in the back) or you turn on your turn signal? Not too much of an annoyance.
I would suggest that you go to the RRE website and check their gauge install. This way the light comes on only when you turn your headlights on, and also dims. They tap into the cigarette lighter light.
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