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Sik_Wit_It Aug 13, 2:37am - #35641 

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Headlight Strobes

So I was installing my strobes and I hook the + to the battery and the - to the body and hooked a switch to the wires so i could turn them off at any time. only problem is when i switch them on, the wires start to burn and i dont know what the problem is only when the switch is hooked they burn what should i hook to


any suggestions please

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Street Prototype Aug 13, 3:06am - #35642 

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you need the right kind of wire, and definitely need to hook it up with a fuse.

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VSGTS14 Aug 13, 4:16am - #35643 

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yes you need some kind of fuse and use a differnt gauge wire.

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Bartiks Aug 13, 4:42pm - #35644 
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definately put in an inline fuse to prevent the line burning up. happend to me with another type of electronic situation but resolved it whenever I switched to a larger gauge wire.
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spaztikid Aug 13, 4:52pm - #35645 
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yeah...too much power from the battery.
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