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Wiring in a new light

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by MapleMoose, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. MapleMoose

    MapleMoose [OP] Drunk Canadian

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    Just wondering if its possible to splice into the hot lead that goes to the rear lights. I need to wire in a light for the inside of my cap/canopy. I dont really want to run a lead all the way to the battery and also put in a fuse.

    Any ideas?
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  2. Rocketball

    Rocketball If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off

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    Yes, it is possible, and that exactly how my Leer dealer wired the lights for my cap. Make sure you splice in a quick disconnect plug so you can take off the cap without having to "unwire" everything.
     
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