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Wire guage question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by surfsupl, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. Feb 5, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    surfsupl

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    What gauge wire does Toyota use running to its lights?

    Anyone? Anyone?
     
  2. Feb 5, 2009 at 3:48 PM
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    Which lights?
     
  3. Feb 5, 2009 at 3:50 PM
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    The wiring going to the fogs and also the ones going to the running lights. They look to me as if they are abut 16 guage?????????????
     
  4. Feb 5, 2009 at 3:54 PM
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    That's what it looks like to me...
     
  5. Feb 5, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    well i am looking at the fog light mod. And looking into that green wirer I am suppose to splice into looks to be 16 gauge I think
     
  6. Feb 5, 2009 at 4:01 PM
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    Now as for the wires leading into the horns it looks the same to me. 16 guage
     
  7. Feb 5, 2009 at 4:14 PM
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    scotch lock connectors... :thumbsup:

    Just seal it well with electrical tape... :D
     
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    Probably -- I havent looked at them that much...
     
  9. Feb 5, 2009 at 4:19 PM
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    scotch lock connectors..............they make them for different gauge sized wiring. Thats why I am trying to figure out what gauge wire is leading to the fogs? (the green wire)
     
  10. Feb 5, 2009 at 4:22 PM
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    ahh.. the blue one I had worked... :D
     
  11. Feb 5, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    The Red (18-22ga) one I used worked, too. Physically anyway.

    It corroded shortly afterward. Even with good electrical tape.

    Then I did it right and soldered the connection.[​IMG]
     
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