The panels accept primarily standard mini-fuses, or the same type you find behind your glovebox. To look for the correct box, you will need to search for the part number that meets your needs. There are other configurations that include wiring harnesses and other features that I will not cover in this write-up. Each fuse box will connect just a little differently but all will have a place to connect 12 volt + from your battery. This thread will be a work in progress.
It merely reduces the odds, much like a seatbelt reduces the odds of severe injury in a wreck. However, when this is not available, estimate using the 125% rule. All wires are factory machine terminated. I am no electrical expert either so I admire your willingness to experiment with your brand new truck. I hope you have found this of value. I have been told that 99W is not an accurate value and it is actually higher. I got 5 relays mounted in my auxiliary fuse box, cut the wires to the appropriate length.
You'll find a wire size chart. I can list part numbers if requested. For example, if a set of 100 watt lights come with a 25 amp fuse installed in its wiring harness, then a 25 amp fuse would be appropriate for the 2 - 100 watt bulbs on one circuit. As mentioned earlier you can purchase a fancy wire harness photo from Easternbeaver. Keep in mind a relay uses very little power around a quarter amp so only adds negligible load to the existing circuit. Any electrical work is done at your own risk. This is the wire that allows your fuse box to be switched with the key.
I searched around this forum and couldn't find anything on everyone's aux fuse box setups to run all our extra electronic stuff like lights, radio, compressor, and, fridge. As you can see from the photo thanks to easternbeaver. Post 30 of the relay goes directly to the positive side of the battery. To be honest, I'm not upset at Revzilla at all. What do you think your future needs will be? It's also easier to maintain when open. I am attempting to keep this shorter, so I am purposely skipping some explanations, part numbers, links, etc. It is also reasonably pliable or so I thought.
How to wire multiple circuits to a battery like a cooling fan , cigarette lighter, radio , aftermarket accessories, fuel pump. A 5 amp fuse would likely be more than sufficient for the pair of lights. Plan ahead on how you wire your circuits to each bus to ensure this maximum is not exceeded. This means that more than 100 amps of accessories on one bus cannot be turned on at the same time. All those items and more should be connected to a switched circuit with their own fuse.
Lastly, if you mess up your truck following my build-along, you suck, not me, so only attempt this install if you know more than I do. Only a small activation wire from any ignition source is needed to power the relay that turns on the fuse block. So post up what you have going on this topic like parts and, locations you mounted it all up. But, I don't think that is of concern in your application. The simple place is the tail light wire. For instructions on how to enable cookies, please see the help section of your browser. When in doubt, consult a professional mechanic.
Also, make sure that your fuse and battery run are sized correctly for the draw of the items. . Most accessories will connect the same way. How to fix a burned fuse. Be sure to double check an ampacity chart for your application. These guys make some pretty neat devices for connecting wires. Not all relay circuits have to be triggered by a switch.
The standard headlights were considerably brighter just doing this upgrade. Wire size from your auxiliary fuse box to the accessory should also be appropriate but will generally be much smaller than the main power wire. Auxiliary fuse boxes are available from many sources, maybe even your local auto supply store. I would like to run both fans from just one circuit on Erik's fuse box, but, will it handle the current load? How to wire an ignition hot source with a relay on a fuse block. How to fix bad wiring on a car.