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Old 08-12-2004, 03:50 PM   #51
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12" under the dash would be great and 6" under the seats. There is less to light up back there, I measured the dash ones I have and I thought they were 8" but they are 12".... sorry, my bad......
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so buy a male terminal, shove it and the pos wire into 52, pos from the switch to the led. neg from led to ground. nothing in between.

[led]---pos----[switch]-------[male term in 52]
\____neg__________[ground on car]
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Sooo...

The negative wires from the LEDS just go to the actual ground of the car and the negative wires from the switch are connected to the negative wires from the LEDs and grounded too?? Then the positive wires from the LEDs are attached to the back of the switch and then the positive wires from the switch are attached to the fuse or the battery???
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so buy a male terminal, shove it and the pos wire into 52, pos from the switch to the led. neg from led to ground. nothing in between.

[led]---pos----[switch]-------[male term in 52]
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Yeah, for power, go like this..... (if your running power from the fuse panel)

52 to male terminal to wire to inline fuse to wire to switch then switch to LED positive wires (twisted together) to LED

and for the ground.......

car (existing ground if poss.) to ring terminal to LED negative wire (twisted together) to LED
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that is what i gather. sounds simple enough. my confidence is building.
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Also I need to correct myself from before..... if you run power from the fuse panel, you HAVE to install a inline fuse in that wire.....
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Sooo...

The negative wires from the LEDS just go to the actual ground of the car and the negative wires from the switch are connected to the negative wires from the LEDs and grounded too?? Then the positive wires from the LEDs are attached to the back of the switch and then the positive wires from the switch are attached to the fuse or the battery???
The negative wires from the LEDs go to a ground, YES......

The switch is on the positive side, not negative. So like I tried to show XfocusX that should explain that for you.

Let me know if it doesn't.....
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Pos + Battery - Neg
^ (ring term.)
^-----Switch----(inline fuse) --------- Pos. LED wire>
Ground-----------(ring term.)---------- Neg LED wire>



Fuse 52 (female term.)
^(male term.)
^-----Switch----(inline fuse)--------- Pos. LED wire>
Ground-----------(ring term.)--------- Neg LED wire>


Is this a fairly accurate diagram???
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Very close... you want to put the inline fuse in front of the switch between the fuse 52 for example and the switch not between the switch and the POS LED wire. Same goes for the one going right to the battery.

Nice work on the diagram above!
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tried to find male terminal at the parts store, they had mini male ford's and male for fords, but they looked nothing like a fuse. looked to heve a spot to clamp a wire in, then was like a flat piece of metal. posibly to fold in half. [-_-_-_]== kinda like that. is that what i want? how does that work then?
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