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Unread 07-21-2010, 02:56 PM   #1
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Adding Driving lights

Got my Rugged Ridge windshield mounts and a set of Hella 500FF Driving lights.

Should I put like 8 gauge wire to a distribution block behind the dash for future use, or just hook up the lights like in the instructions?

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And yes it's muddy from monday's off road trip!

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Unread 07-21-2010, 03:03 PM   #2
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Looks good Alan
Most people like to use a relay to activate the lights.
This way you don't have a high amperage wire running to the inside of the Jeep.
You will just have a tiny 18 ga. wire to the switch and the heavy wires will stay under the hood.
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Unread 07-21-2010, 03:08 PM   #3
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They came with a Relay so AWESOMES!!!! Yessss


Thanks buddy. It's getting a little at a time!

Overall, LOVIN IT! So much fun wheelin! Cant wait til she looks like yours!

Now how do I get those switch covers out? So I can install mine? Like in the center by the esp button...

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Don't even try to put them there!!!
Behind those factory switches is a circuit board that you don't even want to mess with.
I added my switches above the driver side dash speeker.
There are some write-up's around, a search should get you there.
Here you go. http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f96/a...ation-1070204/
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