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Secondary Switch

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by spectrd11, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. Mar 24, 2011 at 9:35 AM
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    spectrd11

    spectrd11 [OP] Oxygen Thief in Chief

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    Ok I searched for this and could not find the answer. What I want to do is wire up 5 independent switches for the different lights that are going to go on my truck (Grille, hood, rear, bed, and rock). What I also want to do is have 1 covered switch that can switch them all on at once if the need arises. Now I think I have it figured out but I am not sure.

    Would the load wire running to the relay be the wire to splice into. IE run 5 load wires from the Big Switch to the five individual load wires?

    In my mind this works but to be honest I have pieced this plan together with little knowledge.
     
  2. Mar 25, 2011 at 6:09 AM
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    spectrd11

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    Nothing? No one has any ideas...well I guess I will just have to give it a shot in a week or two then.
     
  3. Mar 25, 2011 at 11:41 AM
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    caribe makaira

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    [​IMG]

    You could Up the fuse 7.5. Diodes isolate so other switches do not "activate" the neighbor relay. They sell bussed diodes for this application. http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/waytek/catalog224/#/44
     
  4. May 3, 2011 at 12:57 AM
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    OP got me tinkering with some switches...Mod..Mod..Away:rolleyes:

    Here's a little more possibilities...[​IMG]

    Guess you gave up on the Mod.
     
  5. May 3, 2011 at 6:11 AM
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    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    That's a neat setup. I might use that for my emergency strobes.
     
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