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Adding bed lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by danteisme, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. Apr 19, 2011 at 6:56 AM
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    danteisme

    danteisme [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so i want to add a couple strips of LED lights in my bed for some light. i know LED's dont use a lot of power, i was going to run a line from my aux. fuse box to a switch to the lights. here's my question...do i need a relay for LED lights? i've run neon lights before simply tapped to a power constant in the car with no relay, i wasnt sure if i would need a relay for this or not since i'm coming from my aux. fuse block.
     
  2. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    MJonaGS32

    MJonaGS32 MJ on a GS

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    If you just want them to be turned on/off with a switch, then no you don't need a relay.

    edit: I have a wiring diagram of how I did mine on my cardomain page
     
  3. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    Drunknsloth

    Drunknsloth Indffrnce will be the fall of manknd but who cares

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    Blacked-Out Badges; Retribution Decals (Sockmonkey); Tailgate Mod; Red LED Rear Blinkers; Yellow Foglights; Yellow Front Blinkers; Superwhite Xenon Corner Bulb; Leer Bedcap; Bedrug Bedmat; Black Cupholders; Black Plastic Piece Around Window Controls; Plasti-Dip Front Bumper Valence; Plasti-Dip Grill Surround; Blackout Chrome Back Bumper; Metal Miller Skid-Plate; Aero Turbine 2525 Muffler; TSB Rear Leaf Springs and Shocks; Satoshi Grill Pending; Off-Roading Torn off Mirror (Replaced); Blue-Sea Fuse Box; Tinted Tail Lights; URD Short Shifter; Interior Mood Lighting; Hood Lights; BedLights Pending
    I'm doing a write up for my lights in the bed soon I'll keep you updated.
     
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