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monkeybone419 03-29-2012 11:45 AM

TJ dome light kill switch
 
I know that there is a few post on here about this, I am looking for a little more technical help on this. I have made a switch like the one Quadratec sells (Quadratec Exclusive JW-DLB - TJ Dome Light Switch for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec). I am looking for the part that plugs into the fuse block instead of using a blown fuse with fuse taps added on each side. Any input would be greatly appreciated

Peepers 03-29-2012 11:55 AM

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Originally Posted by monkeybone419 (Post 2196453)
I know that there is a few post on here about this, I am looking for a little more technical help on this. I have made a switch like the one Quadratec sells (Quadratec Exclusive JW-DLB - TJ Dome Light Switch for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec). I am looking for the part that plugs into the fuse block instead of using a blown fuse with fuse taps added on each side. Any input would be greatly appreciated

I used a blown fuse with taps, because the one that comes with the kit kept falling out on me. It would not stay in place no matter what I did.

monkeybone419 03-29-2012 07:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Peepers (Post 2196492)
I used a blown fuse with taps, because the one that comes with the kit kept falling out on me. It would not stay in place no matter what I did.

Did you order the kit from Quadratec, or was it a different kit??:thumb:

JDsDream 03-29-2012 07:27 PM

Why don't you just pull the #4 fuse and be done with it?

Wheel2Work 03-29-2012 09:35 PM

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Originally Posted by monkeybone419 (Post 2196453)
I am looking for the part that plugs into the fuse block instead of using a blown fuse with fuse taps added on each side. Any input would be greatly appreciated

Try these - Wirthco Fuse Block Mini Tapper Kit - P/N 30100

Dragonii 03-29-2012 10:42 PM

(10) ATM Mini Car Automotive Fuse Tap Add on Wire Adapters With Female Connector | eBay

Those should work.

Patrick H 03-29-2012 10:45 PM

I used an "add a circuit" from Autozone. Cut it off so I basically had a plastic piece with the two prongs that fit into the fuse box and two "tabs" sticking out the back. Soldered my wires onto those.

gwofford11 04-23-2012 03:39 PM

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Originally Posted by JDsDream
Why don't you just pull the #4 fuse and be done with it?

Which one is that my jeep didn't come with a hand book

Dragonii 04-23-2012 08:07 PM

$15, free shipping, 3 minutes to install.

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/87-06-Wrangle...r6Ug~~0_35.JPG

http://www.ebay.com/itm/170659436873...84.m1439.l2649

eagle223 04-23-2012 08:31 PM

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Originally Posted by gwofford11

Which one is that my jeep didn't come with a hand book

In the fuse box behind the glove box there is a fuse marked #4

KrzyMoke 04-23-2012 08:37 PM

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Originally Posted by JDsDream (Post 2197950)
Why don't you just pull the #4 fuse and be done with it?

X2 :thumb:

KrzyMoke 04-23-2012 08:43 PM

OMFG :drool:this is so bought!!

Edit: Note to self, READ THE WHOLE POST FIRST! Then reply dummy! Sorry for double posts :hide:

Dragonii 04-23-2012 09:16 PM

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Originally Posted by KrzyMoke (Post 2295300)
OMFG :drool:this is so bought!!

Edit: Note to self, READ THE WHOLE POST FIRST! Then reply dummy! Sorry for double posts :hide:

You got a problem?

KrzyMoke 04-23-2012 09:38 PM

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Originally Posted by Dragonii (Post 2295465)
You got a problem?

I have been informed before to try to multi quote instead of posting a mess of replies. Just trying to keep it clean. Have a Nice Day :D

gwofford11 04-23-2012 09:55 PM

How do you know it is any good ?

KrzyMoke 04-23-2012 09:58 PM

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Originally Posted by gwofford11 (Post 2295697)
How do you know it is any good ?

Looks to be the exact same item that sells on Qtech for $30. So for $15, I'm going to see how it fares. I will know in a few days. Already ordered it.

gwofford11 04-23-2012 10:01 PM

Let me know how it is

user4574 04-23-2012 10:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Dragonii (Post 2295114)

That's the one I've got. Does the job.

Hums99 04-23-2012 10:08 PM

Here is the one I made $7.

Attachment 116465

Pulled the #4 fuse and plugged in the spade clips and drilled a hole under the dash. Works great.

Dragonii 04-23-2012 10:16 PM

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Originally Posted by gwofford11 (Post 2295697)
How do you know it is any good ?

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Originally Posted by KrzyMoke (Post 2295712)
Looks to be the exact same item that sells on Qtech for $30. So for $15, I'm going to see how it fares. I will know in a few days. Already ordered it.

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Originally Posted by gwofford11 (Post 2295719)
Let me know how it is

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Originally Posted by user4574 (Post 2295731)
That's the one I've got. Does the job.

I've had it in for a week or two. Works fine.

I was going to make one but halfway through shopping for parts to make it i found the $15 deal and just gave up.

They were quick to ship it too.

gwofford11 04-23-2012 10:46 PM

Just ordered one lol

Tip and Ring 04-23-2012 11:29 PM

I did it even easier, I just pulled the wire harness out of the plunger switches

KrzyMoke 05-01-2012 07:35 PM

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Originally Posted by gwofford11 (Post 2295719)
Let me know how it is

It was too easy. Well worth the money and I didn't have to "rig" anything. I say 2 :thumb:

KrzyMoke 05-01-2012 07:37 PM

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Originally Posted by Dragonii (Post 2295761)
I've had it in for a week or two. Works fine.

I was going to make one but halfway through shopping for parts to make it i found the $15 deal and just gave up.

They were quick to ship it too.

It was a great mod for little money :thumb:

Patrick H 05-01-2012 07:38 PM

I have about $4 into mine. But, I did spend almost 20 minutes doing it...

Sherpa 05-01-2012 08:25 PM

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Originally Posted by Dragonii (Post 2295114)
$15, free shipping, 3 minutes to install.

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/87-06-Wrangle...%7E%7E0_35.JPG

I can top that:

http://rocky.digikey.com/weblib/Litt...97010.WXNV.jpg

$0.00, no shipping required, five seconds to remove from fuse block.

Seriously, I cannot believe people pay money to install these switches, or spend money on door pin clips, etc. Jeep designed this fuse circuit for this exact reason--take advantage of it! When the fuse is removed and you need to see in the dark, simply turn on the interior light. It doesn't get any easier, faster or cheaper.

village idiot 05-01-2012 09:00 PM

Posts #4, 10, 11, and 26 know what they are talking about. Couldn't be easier, and no cost. The fuse block is right behind the glove compartment.

Dragonii 05-01-2012 09:55 PM

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Originally Posted by Sherpa (Post 2324753)
I can top that:

http://rocky.digikey.com/weblib/Litt...97010.WXNV.jpg

$0.00, no shipping required, five seconds to remove from fuse block.

Seriously, I cannot believe people pay money to install these switches, or spend money on door pin clips, etc. Jeep designed this fuse circuit for this exact reason--take advantage of it! When the fuse is removed and you need to see in the dark, simply turn on the interior light. It doesn't get any easier, faster or cheaper.

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Originally Posted by village idiot (Post 2325002)
Posts #4, 10, 11, and 26 know what they are talking about. Couldn't be easier, and no cost. The fuse block is right behind the glove compartment.

Yep, and I did the fuse pulling thing for a while... unlock the glove box, disconnect the strap and hope that nothing falls out on the floor or that the glove box door itself doesn't slip out of my hand while i fumble for the fuse puller to get a grip on the fuse.

I'm not too broke to spend $15 on something that allows me to kill the switch without even unlocking the glove box. If you are, then you shouldn't be driving a vehicle that gets such bad mileage.

siafu 05-01-2012 10:07 PM

:popcorn:

IndyJeepMan 05-01-2012 10:58 PM

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Originally Posted by Dragonii

Yep, and I did the fuse pulling thing for a while... unlock the glove box, disconnect the strap and hope that nothing falls out on the floor or that the glove box door itself doesn't slip out of my hand while i fumble for the fuse puller to get a grip on the fuse.

I'm not too broke to spend $15 on something that allows me to kill the switch without even unlocking the glove box. If you are, then you shouldn't be driving a vehicle that gets such bad mileage.

Thats like saying im going to buy another coke, when I can just get a free refill..

Sure we can afford it but why? Your reasoning makes no sense. Pull it once and you never have to again, it takes all of five minutes, need the dome light? Turn the knob. Lol. Sorry, but I dont understand your reasoning at all.


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