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What is the best way to power something such as LED lights off of the headliner without the chords showing? Am I suppose to take go through all of the paneling in the way to the fuse box to hide it? I am trying to learn all of this fast and am new. And am wondering is there a way to power items around the car based around in built objects of the car and how they are powered and somehow correctly wiring the item I am trying to install into the power source of the inbuilt object? There are objects that look like miniature fuse boxes all over the car and it should seem right that something like that should work. But, all over the web tutorials say the fuse box but all of this stuff I have seen in pictures and videos the wiring seems to look more conveniently done than having to go all the way to the actual fuse box. And I believe in a Beetle the fuse box is not hidden beneath the panel. So how do I conceal wiring into the fuse box if the fuse box is not hidden?
 

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Hello and welcome. Your post is a bit all over the place. So let's try to get some details if possible.

What is the item you need to power?

Where will it be located? (More specific than headliner, pls)

Will the object need switched (pwr w/key on only) or constant 12v?

What's the power consumption of this object?


All of these things should be taken into consideration if you want to do this in a lasting SAFE way. Also there aren't any "other" fuse boxes around the beetle. What you may be thinking of is a control module or just a connector. In general it's always a good idea to run accessory electrical items to the fuse box as to avoid overloading a particular circuit. Hope this stuff helps.
 

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Well it is just in general for a bunch of different installations that I am planning out. The headliner is going to be a star lit fiber optic LED display and then I am pretty much putting in every other item you can think of. Probably to run while the car is turned on. But, that helps, I have an idea on how to work with the fuse box from this tutorial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8omZ545Cw1U I just have to figure out some of the creative way people have been concealing wires all the way up to it.
 
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