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what 12v wire for hellas

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by enjm10, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. Dec 31, 2011 at 8:15 AM
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    enjm10

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    Installing hellas behind satoshi which wire would be best to tap into? Need a 12 v source just sk which wire would be better


    I searched but no one gives a clear answer they just show wire routes n.how.mounted.
     
  2. Dec 31, 2011 at 8:27 AM
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  3. Dec 31, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    Thanks man
     
  4. Dec 31, 2011 at 9:52 AM
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    How do you want them to work? I have always used the parking light circuit for fog lights and high beam circuit for driving lights. That way I can leave the switches on and the aux lighting comes on and off with the factory lights.
     
  5. Dec 31, 2011 at 10:03 AM
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    Im using a switch with em, just need yo know what wire I can use to splice for 12v
     
  6. Dec 31, 2011 at 10:30 AM
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    Easiest way to do it would probably be to pick up an add-a-fuse (autozone has them for around 7 bucks here) and use it to tap the parking light circuit at the fuse block inside the truck. That way you would have to have the parking lights on for your switch to activate the lights. If you forget to turn off your switch, the lights still go off with the factory stuff and you won't kill your battery.
     
  7. Dec 31, 2011 at 10:31 AM
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  8. Dec 31, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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    Where is the wire for cigareette lighter located? Do I have to tear apart my dash
     
  9. Dec 31, 2011 at 10:37 AM
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    You're going to have to pull apart the dash as far as I know. That's why the add a fuse was worth 7 bucks and a trip downtown to the store to me.
     
  10. Dec 31, 2011 at 11:01 AM
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  11. Dec 31, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    replied.
     
  12. Dec 31, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    Got it man thanks.
     

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