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Old 12-25-2010, 12:37 PM
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got the lights mounted up a couple weeks back, and finally got the switch figured out, and got them working using the factory switch








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Old 12-25-2010, 09:11 PM
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Bumper needs more higher on the passenger side.

But looks good Rob! I've always loved your truck because it's so simple, but so cool looking.
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Old 12-25-2010, 09:25 PM
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Lookin great man!
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Old 12-25-2010, 09:28 PM
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Wanna fly to south carolina to help me install mine? They look good Rob!
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Old 12-25-2010, 09:50 PM
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it was a bitch to figure out, but after you figure out how it works, it was quite simple, you just need to run 2 wires to the front, one for the tan/orange wire, and one for the red/blue wire
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Old 12-25-2010, 09:53 PM
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it was a bitch to figure out, but after you figure out how it works, it was quite simple, you just need to run 2 wires to the front, one for the tan/orange wire, and one for the red/blue wire
I am seriously lost. How did you wire the Relay? The red/blue and tan/orange wire is for the pig tails right?
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:05 PM
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Looks great! Glad to see I wasnt the only one trying to install lights and having a helluva time with the wiring!
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:06 PM
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i just plugged the switch into the plug behind the bezel, the or/tn

go down to trevors post with the pic, does that make sense?

http://www.ranger forums .com/f18/fac...-wiring-83252/
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:07 PM
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i just plugged the switch into the plug behind the bezel, the or/tn

go down to trevors post with the pic, does that make sense?

http://www.ranger forums .com/f18/fa...-wiring-83252/
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:11 PM
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Here is a possible way to wire auxiliary lighting to operate through a factory Ranger foglamp switch using a common automotive relay. It is critical that the two 12v sources are adequately fused and that large enough wire is used, especially for the constant 12v source to the relay and the wire from the relay to the lights. This depends on the total wattage of the load which can be converted to amps. (amps = watts/12v). Also the relay must be of adequate amp rating to handle the load.

The diagram has a flaw, though. The wire to pin 6 is coming off of the heavy wire to the lights. It should have a fuse in it that's correct for the smaller wire to the switch and then to ground.

Where it says "Keyed 12V", it would be possible to substitute other triggers like the high beam wire or the headlight/parking light 'on' wire.

Pin 3 LB/BK
Pin 4 BK
Pin 5 RD/BK
Pin 6 TN/OR
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:14 PM
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OK. Thanks Rob.
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