Sounds like your OK doing this. Make sure the cable you use is caple of exposure to grease, oil, etc. (Maybe run it inside a PVC pipe or conduit). Watch for chafing ( you know what this is if your a A&P.) Also keep clear of exhaust pipes/ cat converters, etc that radiate heat.
1999 Fleetwood Southwind 35S (Ford F53 6.8L V10 275hp 4R100 4 spd trans) - Toad 2003 Saturn Vue.
It won't do MACH 2, but I can get a sandwich and take a pee.