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Old 06-21-2014, 12:35 PM
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Embarrased to ask, electrical.

Have already set up a "power distribution" center consisting of a 10 gauge wire from the battery to a terminal where I can feed my various relays to my zombie lights.

I would now like to run an additional setup consisting of solely "ignition on" terminals.

Be easy on me if this is stupid, but can I run another 10 gauge setup from the starter selinoid?

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Old 06-21-2014, 12:43 PM   #2
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The starter solenoid is hot only in start.

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Old 06-21-2014, 12:48 PM
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Crap! Any suggestions?

All the ignition on powered fuses that I have already used the 'add a circuits' on have to be getting their power from somewhere. I hope it isn't a computer type thing.
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If you get fused battery power and run it thru a relay that gets its closing magnet power from a wire on the fixed plus 12 on coil or injector or o2 sensor heater you have key controlled battery power. Just make sure fuse and in put wires and relay can handle all the amps you plan to use
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Old 06-21-2014, 01:31 PM   #5
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Get a "always on" solenoid.

Run power from the battery to the solenoid then to a fuse block. Then run a single Ignition on wire from ANYTHING just to "alert" the solenoid.

We have the same setup in School Buses running 100-200 amps through those solenoids.
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Old 06-21-2014, 01:42 PM   #6
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You can run a wire from the battery side of the starter solenoid through a fuse to a relay and use any ignition on source to trip the relay since the relay only requires very little power you could use a fuse tap on most any ignition on fuse in the dist. box. then run your accs. off the relay

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