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EViS
I want to install some additional driving lights which will require their own power source and have their own fuse. The end of the wire from the lights has a half-open round ring crimp terminal. Where is the best place to connect this to the battery?

I did look for a little box with bolts and nuts which hold a number of live wires in place near to the battery, but cannot see this anywhere on my 2004 Ford Ranger mk2.
Preee
You can take it to the battery but stick an inline fuse inbetween first.
EViS
[color=#474747][font=sans-serif][size=3]I can't go right to the battery as the small ring crimp won't fit onto the battery terminal.[/size][/font][/color]

[color=#474747][font=sans-serif][size=3]The loom (supplied with the lights) already has a 15A inline fuse. Can I connect directly to the MAIN fuse (as there is a nut/bolt) underneath it holding 2 wires in place? Or any of the other high amp fuses right next to the battery?[/size][/font][/color]
EViS
double post
Preee
As long as it's already has an inline fuse you will be safe to pick any live you need
EViS
[quote name='Preee' timestamp='1327340133' post='162825']
As long as it's already has an inline fuse you will be safe to pick any live you need
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[color=#000000][font=verdana, geneva, lucida,]But would there be a problem if I connected them after the MAIN fuse? i.e. the fuse might not be able to cope with more current draw through it.[/font][/color]
Preee
The worst that could happen is the fuse blows , your only talking of lights so there should not be a problem.

If your worried then change the conector on the wire to fit directly onto the Batt
EViS
Ok, thanks for the help and clearing up any doubts :).


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