Although we bought and fitted our Outback Roof Console some months ago, we have been meaning to fix the problem of the LEDs which glow partially, and very annoyingly, when they are switched off... this is a widely known problem with LED's which can be illuminated by just the current leakage across wires running in close proximity to one another.
We tackled this issue by adding a small 12vDC Finder relay which disconnects the switched-ground wire when the door is closed, so the current leakage coming down the ground wire cannot illuminate the LED's. Wiring Instructions;
Cut White wire - Attach the side with diode to NO on the relay, and the other side to both COM on the relay, and to the coil
Tap into the red wire and connect to the coil
Our next mission was to bring a power wire into the console, as the fine wire that delivers 12vDC to the console is not man enough for powering anything like a radio for which the console is designed. We did this by feeding a draw wire from the center of the roof, down to the side of the car and under the drivers door seal, entering the dash in the drivers footwell. We then fused these wires to 3A, and intalled a double "Cigarette Lighter" in the console, now we can power our devices from the console which avoid having wires trailing all over the cab.