Auxiliary Driving Lights
Posted 06 April 2012 - 11:55 AM
Posted 06 April 2012 - 12:02 PM
I'd look to FJRTech.com, do it right, and wire a second switch with a relay...and as often talked about on the forum. Possible exception would be a low wattage set of recent LEDs possibly wired into an existing circuit....but I've been around this place long enough to see doing it right with relays is usually the better way.
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Posted 06 April 2012 - 01:04 PM
12 V power from battery through inline fuse to Relay terminal 30.
Relay terminal 87 to load (lights)
Trigger wire to trip relay (probably from existing lights) to relay terminal 86
Relay terminal 85 to rocker switch on panel,
Attach the free pole on the switch to ground. When you turn on the switch it will close the relay and power the lights.
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Posted 06 April 2012 - 02:25 PM
Edited by steve'o', 06 April 2012 - 02:25 PM.
Posted 12 April 2012 - 06:23 AM
Posted 12 April 2012 - 12:44 PM
I put a miniature toggle switch on the rear face of the left side control switch cluster housing to enable the lights.
Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:03 PM