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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Sabbath', May 7, 2013.

  1. Sabbath'

    Sabbath' Redblock Jesus

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    Did a bit more work on the bracket today and gave it a quick coat of black. It fits nicely into the holder now.

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    Edit: Corner needs more work, but i've decided to chop the screw holes off as it will just crack the plastic if i try to screw it in. So will silastic the bracket in.
     
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    Sabbath' Redblock Jesus

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    Another day of progress today, started making up the looms:

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    Pulled out more of the under-dash.....it was a mess!

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    Few cable ties later it was looking better:
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    And roughed in the wire for the switches.
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    Things and stuff.
     
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    Mmmkay. Question time:

    Having an issue with the switches i've been putting in and throwing it out to the wider audience for possible solutions.

    Im running them through relays, negatively switched. Here is the wiring diagram im working off (drawn up by ari666) :D

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    And this is the diagram that the seller provided for the switch.

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    Since i'm negatively switching, instead of running it to the Battery +ve im running it to earth.

    But then i found this, which seems to be opposed to the other, although this switch has an extra terminal so not sure.

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    The issue im having is that the main light on the switch is illuminated while the accessory is off and when the switch is turned on the accesory is going on but the light is going off, this should be reversed.

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    Any idea's appreciated :)
     
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    Finally, my gauges arrived :D
     
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    Trayner Fresh prince of Pakky

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    Haha, yeah...was sitting on the couch with the lights off and couldnt be bothered getting up to put them on :p
     
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    Ahhhhhh finally. Some progress on the switches.

    Still lots of cleaning up to do, but it's getting there.

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    And the switches and illumination in various stages.

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    And this is the comparison of the wire that i replaced for the spotlights and high beams.

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    Pillar pod in for a test fit.

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    Ordered these for the roofrack.

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    Tailgate at your own risk!
     
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    whats the centre diff lock?
     
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    How did you end up getting lights going?
     
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    Locks the front and rear driveshafts together to stop parasitic loss offroad. (Factory)
     
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    Switched to Positive switching in the end, and the lights still werent doing their thing properly. Reason being they needed a constant power to get them working.


    Took a photo of the back of the Subtank switch aswell, just need to remind the mrs to transfer it for me.

    Thanks for the help in the other thread :D
     
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    For Tas

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    ooOOoo... That looks very similar! I'll check tomorrow. Hopefully I'll have a solution to what I want then! Appreciate the photos mate. Says thanks to the Mrs for uptransfering them also eh?
     

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