Need Help - 12v and Upfitter Switches

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I’m trying to wire up a dash cam and I need 12v constant power. All the fuses in the passenger side kick plate are all accessory power. I’m trying to avoid going through the fire wall. Does anyone know how to get access to the 12v socket next to the radio? Also, where is the upfitter switches connection point?
 

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Also, where is the upfitter switches connection point?
I wish I knew! I can show you the factory upfitter switch wires if you need a picture, but I am running power and wiring through the driver's side firewall gaskets as I can't find the Ford pass-through cables on the passenger side.

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I found this pic where the connection point for the upfitter switches are in the engine bay. I circled where they are.
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Here is the amp rating for each switch.

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Here is what I used when I added a back up camera that had the screen on he mirror. I went along the pillar to the mirror. I think plugged it in the the stereo fuse. Worked like a champ and it was a clean install without having to go thru the file wall. That will leave your switches for something else that you would like to turn on when needed.

 
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Here is what I used when I added a back up camera that had the screen on he mirror. I went along the pillar to the mirror. I think plugged it in the the stereo fuse. Worked like a champ and it was a clean install without having to go thru the file wall. That will leave your switches for something else that you would like to turn on when needed.

I have a fuse tap already. My problem is all the fuses such as the radio will turn off when the truck is turned off. I need constant power. I think I will just go through the fire wall. Unfortunately, I will have to reroute my wires to the driver side now.
 

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Upfitter switches 5 and 6 can be switched for constant non-keyed power
 

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I'm using the Raven dash cam which goes off the OBD connector.
 
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I finally went through the firewall on driver side and went back over to the passenger side to the fuse box. Now that it’s setup, I really like the Nextbase 522gw dash cam. It has a crystal clear image.
 
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