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Hello everyone, just got myself a Escort from the 90s. i want to put in some nice audio stuff you know but i just cant find the ``hole´´ thing in the engine room to the place where you sit and drive. anyone know where it is or where to put the cable to make it simple, not used to do stuff with the car but trying to learn and such.

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I bought a 94 Escort LX that had a #2 insulated wire (the size of my pinkie finger) running from the battery to the trunk - though the car didnt come with the audio amp or subwoofers unfortunately. So I removed the cable.
If you look at the brake booster from under the hood, you will see a black plastic cover, about an inch square on the firewall, next to the booster at the "10 o'clock" or "11 o'clock" position. I think this is for the cruise control cable but I am not sure. Anyway, thats where the cable from the battery ran. From there it snaked over to the side and down by the driver's left foot. Then it was carried under the carpet/door sills, to the back. It was briefly visible as it went up along the rear seat platform and shock tower.
To remove it I had to unscrew the door sills, peel back the carpet and to pull up the rear seat bottom. I had also removed the driver's seat for other work I was doing, which made it easy to lie down there pull & it out of the mess of wires behind the steering column.
If your car is an automatic tranny, there is another place you can open up, but you have to remove the battery (and maybe the battery tray) to reach it. Its where the clutch master cylinder bolts to the firewall. Removing that plate and drilling a hole in it would be another possibility.
Be sure to use good rubber grommets at each place where your heavy cable runs around metal edges and through openings. On mine, there was a 60 amp in line fuse right at the battery.
 
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