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Old 07-26-2010, 03:42 AM   #1
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okay so i just bought some leds to do this i was mainly wanting to know what is the best way to to this

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splice into brakelight wiring and the run a switched ground (so it can be shut off while top is up)? would this work
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sorry but can you be more clear and specific? i have no idea what you're talking about lol
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lol i see why. i copied and pasted this from another forum but on that one i let the title explain it all

im wanting to do an led brakelight on my roll bar
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i would switch the power... But you can always be different jake! But yes it would work.
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ok switch the power then but other wise my thought process is corect on this
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yeah that should work, but x2 on what Anthony suggested, il switch the power
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I'm interested in why you guys say swtich power. Ground is usually the better item to switch in an auto. The reason behind this is wherever you run a ground through the body etc, if it rubs and grounds out. Then your items stays on and you locate the issue. If a power wire rubs bare, you pop fuses and in this case would be left w/o brake lights entirely if not fused seperately.
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okay wasnt sure thanks

and what would be the best way to find out which wire to splice?

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hmm so im at a loss now you say swich ground but all otheres say power?

i will just probably go with the most prevalent answer once the lights get here
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Ready for the kicker. Brake lights would be a switched power from teh factory.
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