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Lots of light wiring

I tried to read the sticky, but cant view the pictures so sorry for posting this. I'm pretty sure I got it all right just would like a second opinion. This will work correctly right? Any suggestiongs on what to do different? Or what you'd change if it was your truck?

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Looks like it would, but rather then have the lights ground side switched, i would put the switches on the HL wire, leave em off if you don't want them on with the headlights, and put them on if you want the headlights on.

It looks as if the wiring can handle the load too, after the fuse block. If there is a color coding on the fuse block feed, I would say that needs to be beefed up to atleast a 4 gauge wire (figure 5 sets of lights at 25 amps, + 1 set at 15 amps =140 amps, 4 gauge is rated at 150 amps).

Also, if you have all the lights on at the same time, say bye bye to your battery / alt, it won't be able to keep up with them, Look into dual batteries and an upgraded alternator.

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I had the grounded wires mostly being switched to decrease the number of power wires going through the firewall in case of a short. No there's no color coding, my bad. The input to the fuse box will definately be at least 4 gauge. Already working on dual batteries and 200 amp alternator on the way. Thanks for the warning anyways though. Is that enough lights? Or should I get some more? lol
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