Originally Posted by jeep4ss
How did you get from the top to the bottom?
Sorry, I didn't take any photos when I was running the cable, but I'll try to describe what I did the best I can.
You start by removing the instrument panel center bezel (I've included a .pdf that describes this).
Next you want to pull out the radio. The Jeep instructions say to disconnect the battery first, but I've always skipped that step.
Next you'll remove the defroster grill. This is the part of the dash where the center channel speaker is.
If you look behind where the radio was you should see daylight coming down from where the defroster grill was. You can feed your power cable up or if you're having difficulty use a fish tape or coat hanger. Once the fish tape or other device is through, tape your power cable to it and pull it back through.
There is an opening on the right side of the storage compartment, where the center power port is, that will allow you to run your power cable through. You'll need to position it so that it doesn't interfere with the compartment door opening and closing.
There's plenty of room behind the bezel to route your power cable.
Check your cable length on top of the dash, double check your cable routing through the console, double check that the compartment door opens and closes and then just put everything back together.
Pretty easy job that should take less than an hour.