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Headlight Strobes #35641 Aug 12, 6:37pm Aug 12, 6:37pm
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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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Re: Headlight Strobes [Re: Sik_Wit_It] #35642 Aug 12, 7:06pm Aug 12, 7:06pm
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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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Re: Headlight Strobes [Re: Sik_Wit_It] #35643 Aug 12, 8:16pm Aug 12, 8:16pm
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yes you need some kind of fuse and use a differnt gauge wire.


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Re: Headlight Strobes [Re: Sik_Wit_It] #35644 Aug 13, 8:42am Aug 13, 8:42am
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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.

Re: Headlight Strobes [Re: Bartiks] #35645 Aug 13, 8:52am Aug 13, 8:52am
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yeah...too much power from the battery.

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