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Old 05-17-2009
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Wire offroad lights to door dinger.

Well Ive searched and Ive only found the opposite. Most people want to get rid of the dinger, but I on the other hand want to add to it. My truck didnt come with fogs, so I had to add my own using lights, a relay, and a switch. Just like most would mount offroad lights. Only problem is that I keep leaving them on for some reason cuz sometimes I just drive with only the fogs on during the day. How would I add that circuit to the door dinger so my dumb *** wont leave them on any more?
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Wire them to an accessory circuit, and then they go on and off with the switch, but turn off when you take the key out of the ignition.
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^^^ good thinking wire them to the power wire to the back of the cd player so when ever the key is on they have power
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Use an accesory wire to trip a relay to turn them on.
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yeah, all you have to do is pop in the wire that would flip the relay, into your fuse box, where the ACC. fuses are. and just add in a switch if you want to choose when you want it on/off, or just wire it to the ACC and have it on all the time, when the car is on.
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yup thats the smart way to do it
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Thats probably what I will end up doing. Currently I have the power wire running into the fuse box in the engine bay. So running the wire into the fuse panel should be a piece of cake.
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