Where to penetrate the bin

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Where to penetrate the bin

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Hey Gents.
I am about to install a NL battery box in my Legend 50.
Problem is, I have no idea where to take the wire into the bin of the bukkie.
Any top tips that don’t drill the body or compromise the canopy seals ?
Thanks in advance 👍
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The access panel to the rear lights?
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Yes I was thinking along those lines. Possibly have to make hole there.
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Just bear in mind that wherever you might need to make a hole for wiring, That you fit a rubber grommet so that there won't be chaffing of the insulation over time. The battery cables are quite thick so I would make two separate holes, one for each cable ... you will also get a good seal that way, whereas two cables through the same hole won't seal at all.
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Lekka, thanks for the advice. Thinking of using one of those electrical penetrators, the kind with a small “o” ring. Yes I also thought 1 per wire. Thanks for the reply🥇
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Or you can get the Dicktator harness grommet:
https://www.dicktator.co.za/product/firewall-grommet/
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