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Old 12-02-2012, 09:48 PM
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wiring in off road light help. rookie

sorry guys this might be a dumb question . but i ordered 4 hid offraod lights for my 2010 f250 and was wondering can i wire in any relay and whats the best way to wire in the 4 lights to the upfitter switch 1 also what color of wire under the dash is for number 1
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Teh upfitters should already hav a relay on them. on teh 6.0 i remember #1, #2 hav high amp relays compared to #3 and #4. But if those 4 HIDs are gonna pull more that what teh relay on #1 or #2 are rated for then u could use a relay(s) and maybe use upfitters #3 or #4. Hopefully a 6.4 owner will chime in with what colors are what. Or search upfitters for a 6.4. And
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:46 AM
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Yea I tried looking didnt really find to much info
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ive only wired up my high idle mod. The #3 upfitter is your lowest amp. and everything is there already. you just hook the wire up to the fitter switch of your choice. That many lights would be 1 or2. Your Ford book says what is what as far as the upfitters go.
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If I remember correctly 1 and 2 are 15amp, 3 is 5 amp, and 4 is 10 amp. Look at the lights, if the 4 combined draw less than 15 amps than you can wire them all to #1, if they pull more, then wire 2 of them to #1 and the other 2 to #2. As for the color wire, they are all labeled under the dash. You will just have to connect the wire from the switches to the pass through wires on the firewall then connect the lifts to the pass through wire on the drivers side firewall. Run your ground to the battery or another good ground and you will be all set.
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I think 1 and 2 are 30, 3 was 15, and 4 was 10. I would run all the lights to switch 1 if I were you. They have (pass through) wires under the dash, all they do is give you easy access to get through the fire wall. Ground out to the battery and run the hot side to a pass through wire and then hook into the upfitter 1 switch wire in the upfitter switch harness. I believe it is yellow, but I may be wrong. You can search upfitter switches and find a ton of info on it.
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:40 PM
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I found the wires for the switches by the ebrake . You sayibg there is another set engine side of fire wall that I can connect to so I dont have to go through the fire wall
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:32 AM
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yes, theses another bundle of wires already passing thru teh firewall
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Were are they located
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I haven't needed to use them yet, but I think they are in the bundle of wires to the left side of the steering wheel. They should go from the the inside of the cab, through the rubber grommet thing on the firewall and into the motor bay. Don't know about the colors of the wires, but they should be cut kinda like the wires on your upfitter harness. Again this may not be completely correct because I havent used them, but that is what I gathered from the research I did on it. Hope it helps.
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