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Old 01-31-2015, 09:56 PM
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Best way to wire up a lightbar

Hey gang,

Just bought a cheap Ebay led lightbar and it came with just the positive/negative leads out the back. I'm comfortable tackling anything, but an idiot when it comes to the electrical parts. What is my best option?

A. Source parts through local store.
B. Buy generic premade harness online.
C. Something else.

Long term I don't see myself wiring up much more, so I don't think I can ever see myself buying an Spod if that should somehow be factored in to the route that I go for this.

Thanks!

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I'm a bit hard-headed, so I went to autozone and bought wire, switch, and a 30A relay for mine.

Cheaper and easier to just get the harness/switch combo available on eBay or Amazon. Here is an example, just the first one that came up on a search.

http://www.amazon.com/LAMPHUS-CRUIZE.../dp/B00D1CQVIY

Plenty of educational resources available on YouTube.

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I have had 2 identical properly installed Rigid harnesses burn up at the connector on our work trucks. ill be wiring them up myself from now on.
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Here's a decent little tutorial I found. He's a bit messy, but the basics are all there for ya.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=B0bP7yxCo3o
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