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hot wire hook up for led in footwells 2012

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by tac268, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. Jan 16, 2013 at 11:05 AM
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    tac268

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    Looking for a reliable hook up for two led lights for passenger and driver footwell for my 2012 tacoma dc trd. what is your input. something simple. not much electrically inclined. thanks
     
  2. Jan 16, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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    Connect it your fuse box in the cab. Can add a switch if you want control of them.
     
  3. Jan 16, 2013 at 11:19 AM
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    so just use a common ground for the black wire and how would i install the hot wires into the fuse box?
     
  4. Jan 16, 2013 at 11:21 AM
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    i thought about buying a fuse tap to use to be more stable. what do you think?
     
  5. Jan 16, 2013 at 11:21 AM
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    Yea ground the negative to your frame. You can get a fuse splicer that I've seen on here but I usually just let the wires the hole with the fuse.

    Yes fuse tap would be best
     
  6. Jan 16, 2013 at 11:25 AM
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    ok. thanks. You have been a great help. Thankyou.
     
  8. Jan 16, 2013 at 11:44 AM
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    Here's what I did just last Saturday:

    Mounted an LED module using double-sided tape to the side of plastic venting under each foot well.

    Something similar to this:
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    Ran wires through center of console to HVAC controls and tapped them into the dash light wires.

    This may be a bit more involved than you're interested in - but I think it would be a fairly simple project for most.
     
  9. Jan 16, 2013 at 11:48 AM
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    I added someone for those timesi drop stuff on the floor a night...they're tapped into my parking light fuse by an add a fuse
    Also have a switch to turn on whenever I want
     
  10. Jan 20, 2013 at 10:05 PM
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    how to tie in with the door ajar switch?
     
  11. Jan 20, 2013 at 10:11 PM
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    Easy, negative to ground and positive tapped to the plug right under the dash
     
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    in the ac control cluster which is the hot wire?
     
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