Rocker switch question? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 04-14-2010, 04:42 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 449
Rocker switch question?

Hey guys,
I need some help. I have 2 brand new fog lights on the bumper of my jeep, but they are really bright. even when i point them to the ground, they still light up the road. I was wondering if i can hook them up to a rocker switch and mount that onto my dash some how? Because i don't need them on all the time...

Right now they go on with my normal lights, and i don't want that. What do you guys think?
Thanks in Advance!

97'wrangler is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-14-2010, 05:02 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Kilroy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Southern California
Posts: 513
They need to be on their own relay with a switch to control the relay. It sounds like they are jsut wired in parallel with the headlights. And this is probably too much load for that circuit.

__________________
Patience is a waste of time...
Kilroy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-14-2010, 05:08 PM   #3
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
Jp90Talon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: CT
Posts: 3,130
Agreed.....fog lights are not the same as driving lights. Just run a seperate switch, wires and relay and call it a day. I have my fogs wired to a toggle I mounted next to the cig lighter after my stock fog arm crapped out as happens to many other TJ owners.
__________________
Jp90Talon is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-14-2010, 10:37 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
holes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: south east mn
Posts: 321
I had the daystar vent rocker switches in my previous jeep. Loved them, clean look. No better spot to have switches mounted.
holes is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-20-2010, 03:07 PM   #5
Newb
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Tulsa, OK
Posts: 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by 97'wrangler View Post
Hey guys,
I need some help. I have 2 brand new fog lights on the bumper of my jeep, but they are really bright. even when i point them to the ground, they still light up the road. I was wondering if i can hook them up to a rocker switch and mount that onto my dash some how? Because i don't need them on all the time...

Right now they go on with my normal lights, and i don't want that. What do you guys think?
Thanks in Advance!
I think this will help you.
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/tj-f...tch-48887.html

I ordered two of these switches. I will let you (if you want) know once I install them.
sach4u1 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Daystar Rocker Switch fits in stock TJ switch location ryanhewitt TJ General Discussion Forum 1 01-16-2010 10:13 AM
OEM fog light switch question MCDavis TJ Tech Forum 7 01-15-2010 02:49 PM
Fog light rocker switch rwhooker JK Tech Forum 1 01-04-2010 03:27 PM
Fog light switch question DANIMAL TJ Tech Forum 18 12-07-2009 05:17 PM
rocker switch how??? Darton TJ Tech Forum 16 01-10-2008 10:00 PM



» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:24 PM.



Jeep, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC