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wiring question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Mudstud, Jan 7, 2003.

  1. Mudstud

    Mudstud 1/2 ton status

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    Just bought 2 ProComp 8" 130 watt lights. Wondering what size wire I should use to wire them up and what kind of relay.
     
  2. Michael

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    Each lamp will pull about 11amps.....
    130 divided by 12 volts = 10.8 amps.
    18 gage wire will work for one light up to about 10'.
    If you're running one wire for both lights 14 gage for 10'.
    I would use a "Bosch" style 30 amp relay. They are pretty well sealed and easy to hook up.
     

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