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Old 12-28-2009, 01:44 PM
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A relay is basically a switch for letting higher voltages flow by activating another lower amperage switch.

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Partly right. A relay allows you to use a switch that has a lower amperage rating (think smaller physically and less expensive) on your dash. It also allows you to use smaller guage (once again, less expensive) wire between the relay and the dash switch.

Neither a relay or a switch have anything to do with overcurrent protection. That is what the fuse/ circuit breaker/ fusible link is for. That goes for any circuit, the 12 volt direct current circuits that we work on in our trucks or the 4130 volt alternating current circuits I work on aboard ships.
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Old 12-28-2009, 01:50 PM
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Nope, it's exactly what a relay does, or how it works.. Whatever you prefer...

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i bet your not running more than 55 watts either. I still wouldnt want to run for long periods of time without going through a relay. Good stuff, thanks for the "how to" post! i always need a reference when i want to hook up a relay. now i dont have to look for it. Go Army!
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i bet your not running more than 55 watts either. I still wouldnt want to run for long periods of time without going through a relay. Good stuff, thanks for the "how to" post! i always need a reference when i want to hook up a relay. now i dont have to look for it. Go Army!

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To install lights like these, do u need to have a bar or can u place them in the grill or bumper?
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Old 12-31-2009, 01:08 AM
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Here's the light tabs that I used to mount my lights. I used them to mount a piece of angle iron (actually aluminum angle that I powdercoated) and then mounted four lights to it..

The owner of the site, if I remember correctly, was going through some tough times in a personal way, so I'm not too sure about sales on the site going through nowadays..

Here: http://www.stuffforyourranger.com/st...ceccde8498adee

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Old 12-31-2009, 04:19 AM
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To install lights like these, do u need to have a bar or can u place them in the grill or bumper?
You can mount 'em anywhere you want really. Drill a hole through your bumper, put lower powered lights(55w) behind your plastic grille, drill a hole on your hood and mount 'em there if you wanted to.... lol.

You can mount them up on light tabs that bolt to existing bumper hardware and that means no dril install. See my avatar...I used light tabs to mount mine.

Search "light tabs".
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Old 12-31-2009, 02:14 PM
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The link to the light tabs kinda of explained all that man... lol


Plus we both have virtually the same setup on our trucks...




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The link to the light tabs kinda of explained all that man... lol


Plus we both have virtually the same setup on our trucks...




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He can have that shite!!

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WAAG industries, They are out of production but now and then they will do a special group buy over on Generation-Edge.info
Where do you think I can get a bar like yours? I've been looking all over for one.
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Old 01-14-2013, 04:48 PM
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Default Re: How To: Install KC 130 Watt lights on a WAAG bar

WAAG does not make them anymore, haven't for several years. Do an internet search, you may be able to find something similar.
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