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Old 11-09-2007
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Switched power source

I was wondering if you could put a switched power source for aux lighting so you don't run down the vehicle battery if you have lights on and the truck not running. Could I have an aux power source that I could flip a switch so the lights would pull from that rather than the vehicle battery? I was thinking something rechargable, but didn't even know if it was fallible or even worth the effort.
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I know the green/orange behind the drivers side dash panel is used for switched power on the domelight, you might be able to use that for aux lighting also.
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if you are using that method^^ then you will need a relay that has a fused power source off the battery....that wire wont be able to handle the extra load......well either way you should use a relay...
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Yeah i figured if hes using a switch he'd run a relay anyway. Better safe than sorry.
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^^better safe to NOT assume......
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