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Where To Connect Ring Crimp Terminal To Battery +Ve? (For Additional Lights)

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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.

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You can take it to the battery but stick an inline fuse inbetween first.

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I can't go right to the battery as the small ring crimp won't fit onto the battery terminal.

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?

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As long as it's already has an inline fuse you will be safe to pick any live you need

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As long as it's already has an inline fuse you will be safe to pick any live you need

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.

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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

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Ok, thanks for the help and clearing up any doubts :).

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