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Old 04-23-2014, 08:18 AM   #1
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How to wire my LEDS

Just wondering if you guys have any recommendations or tips on how to wire up 2 light bars? For example if water proof connections are recommended and what brand and where would I get something like that.

Inspired engineering has these connections: "water resistant Deutsch DT Series"

Also how would I add a second light to this wiring diagram that I have attached?

I want to make sure that I am supplying each light with the full amps that are needed for each AKA I want to make sure that they are they brightest that they can be!!!!


Thanks for all of your help.
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Old 04-23-2014, 06:39 PM   #3
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That looks about right. If it were me, I'd wire both as separate circuits on separate switches for more flexibility in my lighting system. Also, your best bet is to solder all of your connections and use terminals for the battery, and switch connections. I like to take it a step further and use a relay "plug" or socket for a nice clean install. And I would also get power for the switch from the ignition switch. The power wire from the relay will go directly to the battery.https://www.google.com/search?q=rela...26829556741414 Good luck!
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Old 04-23-2014, 07:17 PM   #4
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I agree. Wire as two full circuits. Normal relays are rated to 30 amps of current draw. Check the current draw on the light spec sheet to make sure you aren't going over. Going to 12 gauge wire could only help too. You should be good. I bet you could find the relay sockets on amazon

The switch wire could be 16 gauge. It's only powering the coil in the relay.
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Old 04-23-2014, 07:26 PM   #5
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Another thought- consider feeding battery power to 30 and 86. Then just run a ground wire from 85 to the switch (and ground the other side of the switch). This eliminates a 2nd fuse holder and running another 12volt wire into the cab.
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Old 04-23-2014, 08:22 PM   #6
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Sweet thanks guys. Getting the jeep ready for the summer!!! I'm also installing the poison spyder hood louvre and the novak transfer case replacement cable!!!!!!

I have not driven my jeep since october!

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