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Old 02-25-2010, 09:08 PM   #1
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Spot lights on the windshield Wireing

Can I get a little help here?
Tons of us have done it, I just wanna see: How you got the wires from outside to inside... Drill a hole?
I also want to use the factory fog light switch on my dash... How do I wire this?

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Old 02-26-2010, 07:05 AM   #2
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I folded the windshield down and ran the wires in between the gaskets! I have seen some people drill a hole, I can't answer the wiring question because I have a friend that does all my wiring, plus I used a toggle switch!

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Old 02-26-2010, 09:22 AM   #3
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1. open the drivers side door
2. pop plastic panel off the end of the dashboard with your finger
3. look at firewall - there is a hole there filled with expanding foam
4. run a long screwdriver through it, making a channel to the engine compartment
5. fish your wires from the engine area (actually it's the fender) to the interior
6. when done, squeeze a little sealent in to fill the void
7. pop the plastic panel back on

DONE

So easy, even *I* can do it ...
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I also want to use the factory fog light switch on my dash... How do I wire this?
Just make sure to use a fuse and relay rated high enough to handle the load.

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PS.. Just read this link. http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/tj...pinout-569601/
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:40 AM   #5
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Got r done.

Drilled a 1/8th inch hole in the A pillar and stuck the power wire thru, I attached the ground to the mounting bracket for the light itself.

I ran the power wire t'wards the center and spliced them together then dropped it thru the backside of the dash to the factory light switch area, then tapped the power line (brown with white stripe)

Having a problem getting a good ground on the passenger side, the powdercoating on the SUN brackets are THICK!

I also Kryloned the light covers to flat black.
Pics soon.
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:41 AM   #6
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Just make sure to use a fuse and relay rated high enough to handle the load.

Donn

PS.. Just read this link. TJ OEM Foglight Switch - Operation & Pinout - JeepForum.com
Shouldn't be a problem, they're 55w Hellas, same wattage as the stock fogs, which I don't have, so it's basicly a stock replacement in a diff location.
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Old 02-26-2010, 02:58 PM   #7
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You may want to re route your wires and think about grounding to something different, like a bolt under your dash. The only thing that should be exposed the outside of the jeep is the lights themselves. I did this a while back, i'll try to post up some pics later, i swear they should have made that a sticky

the best route to the battery and to the switch is from the lights, down into your wiper cowl and the through the fire wall, using existing holes, which wiper motor wires etc use as well. Makes for a real clean install
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Actually, click on my Cardomain link in my signature. On my page i have good pictures of my KC install, along with some titles.

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Old 03-01-2010, 01:02 AM   #9
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I'm hoping this is what you where asking ???
First take off your Cowl behind your hood run your wires through your hinges
then bring them together drill one hole through fire wall, run wire through hole dont forget to seal hole to keep water out
hope this helps ?
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Wish I had seen this before I drilled holes in the A pillar. Never the less, my job is done and looks clean. Not as clean as yours... but still good.
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Old 11-24-2010, 11:03 PM   #11
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ok i need a lot oh help here. i want to wire my new KC Daylighters behind the hinges and under the cowl you did DUCKIT. however i dont want to drill into the fire wall. is there a way that i can do what you did without any drilling?
also do you have any advice/pictures of how to wire the lights to the battery and how to get the wire into the cabin to hook up the rocker switch to the pre-formed spaces in the consul above the cigarette lighter? if this help i have a 2002 TJ
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Old 11-24-2010, 11:55 PM   #12
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Show some pictures of how you guy have the wires ran.
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Subscribed ... I plan on doing this and will need to find it again!

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