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Old 12-29-2010, 09:25 AM
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I used seperate powers for all of my lights.

I have three relays: Low beam, high beam, and one for my spots and floods.

That way if you have a short on the wire that goes to your low beams, and it blows the fuse, you can hit the dimmer switch and still have lights to get pulled over and fix the problem....

piggy back the powers from each, fuse blows you have NO power going to the relays, no lights....fill in your own tragic ending of choice!

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I'm wiring my deuce as we speak. Two 30 amp relays for the headlights. Main power comes through a junction block and from there through separate fusible links to each relay. Low amp fused 12 volt power from the headlight switch runs to the dimmer switch which activates the relays.

Just take a look at the Mad Electrical web site for some very good tech on relays.

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