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Old 01-27-2010, 08:05 PM
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Question Auxillary power/Led lighting

Hello everyone. I want to install some Led lighting in my quad cab. Can you use your auxillary outlets to hook up your Led lighting? Got one in the dash and one in the center console. Never use them so i was woundering if you can tap into them?
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that sounds cool what colors?
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Purple.................I ordered some bulbs from Ebay. I waiting for them. I want to put some accent lightimg in the front and back. Not sure if you can tap in at all. Im not great at wiring and electricity. Honestly i worry changing a plug. BAD experience. Got to respect the POWER.
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Old 01-27-2010, 08:15 PM
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i have been shocked and have set a truck on fire twice i know what your talking about,
the lights sound awesome i hope you can make it work
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I will definately post some pics when im done. Got a mod in mind for toggles and panel to in the hole under your a/c, fan, temp controls as well.
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im not 100% shore what your talking about but sounds cool
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I will post a pic later and one to you if you want.
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You can use the Aux outlets to power the LEDs, I did it in my dakota, but for what I'm planning in mine, I picked up a couple of 4 tab clips that will bolt onto the battery and the ground so I can just plug regular flat clips in to power the system. You'd have to unplug the lights every time, which I found to be a pain, and after a while I just forgot about them.
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Can you not just use the wiring thats there and use a toggle to turn them on and off? Not planning on plugging anything in them.
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I've read in several places that it's not recommended to splice into the 12 outlets, but behind the center console, there's several loose connections for upgrades that you may not have. All the solid red wires are constant 12V sources. I tapped into these for my hidden antennae.
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