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Rock Lights!?!?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 2stroketrush, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. Dec 6, 2012 at 7:47 PM
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    2stroketrush

    2stroketrush [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys so i have a bit of a noob question here and would really appreciate some help. i bought a set of vision x rock lights from Amazon, il put a link below. The kit looks pretty cool and i hope to get it working soon. ONly question is, the kit comes witha master control box wich to operate the lights with as well as a remote to operate them with. Is it possible to mount the box in the engine bay and just use the remote?

    Second question is a bit more general and this is the one im most concerned about. The kit is (plug and play) and a cigarette lighter adapter is included. i would like to hardwire the lights in so i do not have to have the key on for the lights to work. can i just run leads to the positive and negative terminals???

    Sorry this is long like i said kind of a noob here? If anyone has used these before or can give me ANY help it would be awesome! thanks guys!

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    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000ES867C/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00
     
  2. Dec 6, 2012 at 8:06 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    Idk enough about the kit to answer your first question. But the second one yes you can just run power to it. I'd wire in a switch though too.

    Jerry (JLee) has that kit as well so I'm sure he can give you more info
     
  3. Dec 6, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    I'd put an inline fuse as close to the battery as possible if you do that.
     
  4. Dec 6, 2012 at 8:14 PM
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    most reviews read as satisfied...
    but it reads they're not sealed too well
    so add that to the list of something to do
     
  5. Dec 6, 2012 at 8:20 PM
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    ok sweet thanks guys! one question, how would i go about wiring in a switch? through firewall(power wire) and a ground cable? where would the wires from the switch go? and if i hit the switch and turn off my truck will they still work? sorry guys i can do just about everything on my truck, but im no electrician
     
  6. Dec 6, 2012 at 8:25 PM
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    I'd only wire a switch if the control box doesn't turn off with the remote. I'd pm Jerry to see how he is running them.
     
  7. Dec 8, 2012 at 9:13 PM
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    2stroketrush

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    Thanks guys for all the feedback, right now its just wired with the cigarette lighter adapter. I mounted them to some rare earth magnets i picked up from home depot and then reinforced them with some zip ties. all in all im very happy with how it turned out, the kit was a little less then what i expected but for a full kit ready to go it works and looks great!
    Thanks for the replies guys! Tyler.
     

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