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Hey all,

I am looking to get some rock lights for my 08 JK. I do not do much off-roading at night, but I want the option to do so, safely.
I am a little confused as to what exactly I should get.
Most of the kits I have looked at look awesome. But I am confused as to how I would wire them up.

I would probably want to use the remote control that comes with 99% of the kits out there.
Any recommendations?
 

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Hey all,

I am looking to get some rock lights for my 08 JK. I do not do much off-roading at night, but I want the option to do so, safely.
I am a little confused as to what exactly I should get.
Most of the kits I have looked at look awesome. But I am confused as to how I would wire them up.

I would probably want to use the remote control that comes with 99% of the kits out there.
Any recommendations?
I bought LED strips on ebay that have 3m tape. Super bright and don't use much juice. They work great.
 

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I saw those, or something similar. My main concern/question in the thread was the wiring to battery. I must have read it wrong because I thought they where made for home use, and you needed some sort of converter.

Sorry. I am a newb to jeeps, and wiring.
Use an inline fuse on the wire from the battery to the switch. 5 or ten amps should be plenty. It's not so much for the lights, more just to protect your jeep from fire should that hot wire ever ground.
 

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On my other lights I used a relay but the LED strips don't pull any juice. Just do what he^ said and use a small fuse between the switch. The lights are super bright and clean looking light.
 

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I saw those, or something similar. My main concern/question in the thread was the wiring to battery. I must have read it wrong because I thought they where made for home use, and you needed some sort of converter.

Sorry. I am a newb to jeeps, and wiring.
They are for home use - with a converter plug. However, the reason you need the converter plug for home use is because they are made as a 12 volt system, the same as autos, which means you can wire it directly when using it for vehicles that are 12 volt.

With whatever you buy, make sure it's 12 volt DC, and waterproof. A lot of the LEDs made for indoor use are not waterproof and they will rust after exposure. Water resistant is not enough. This applies to strip LEDs more than individual ones.
 
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