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Off-road light wiring/switch

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jimmygle, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. Jan 20, 2011 at 10:40 PM
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    jimmygle

    jimmygle [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Jan 20, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    kinkrider101

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    Wire it seperatly to the battery and to a switch in the cab
     
  3. Jan 20, 2011 at 10:52 PM
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    joes06tacoma

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    LEER Shell with dome lights operated with 3 way switches, aux backup lights with relay and 3 position switch, modified wiring to compass/temp display and clock to include switch that disables dimming function (poor man's DRL solution), Scan Gauge 2
    Wire them with their own seperate power supply, fuse, relay, switch. I recommend wiring a SPDT (on-off-on) switch to allow you to either manually switch them on, or have them come on automatically with the high beams.
     
  4. Jan 20, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    jimmygle

    jimmygle [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I like this idea a lot. Have you done this?
     

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