Configuration: Aux Switches and Accessory Rail

BigCatKale

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I am 100 percent on board with hooking up a horse sound horn for one of these but how creative can you get... I am getting the badlands with the high pack. Only thing I would want from the lux is the wireless charging pad and for me that isn’t worth the upgrade. Would it be possible to take a wireless pad, mount it somewhere and wire it to one of the aux switches? Thanks in advance for any feedback.
You can do about anything if you put in the work to do it. I imagine the question then is 'why'? What is the desired outcome you hope to achieve by running something like that to a manual aux switch rather than having it auto switch in a USB or other power port? Once we know that, it will help give an educated answer.

My initial response without that would be "You can, but shouldn't. Too much work with no benefit."





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I have same question. Where do the pre-wired wires terminate?
I was informed that they terminate it the engine bay in a relay box, I think it was 2X 5 amp, 2X 10 amp amp and 2X 15 amp, but not positive. These can be wired directly to the rated devices, or further power (use the 5 amp) a larger relay for winch or air compressor, or a power interrupt relay for the engine kill.
 

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What, we can't "play chords" with the switches?

We are only limited to 6? Why constrain us that way?

What about an switch 1/3/5 combo for the pedestrian friendly horn sound or a 1/6 switch combo for the left, but not the right fog light?

I was hoping to have different combos of switches to do different things. Should I complain about this like you complain about a gray top?
 

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1. Fog lights
2. Ditch lights
3. Overhead light bar
4. Rear lights ( I like them on a switch vs the reverse wires)
5. Winch
6. Rock lights
4) use a diode setup so you can dual feed the lights- Aux switch when you want and reverse automatically. If you need help/drawing I can share

5) Winch draws WAY too much. You can use the aid switch to turn on and off a solenoid that provides power, but there really is no benefit. Winch will draw 300-400 amps.
 

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Here is how I power my winch:

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That is not powering the winch (I hope) that is controlling the winch solenoid. Winches draw way to much current to run through a normal switch. You are likely energizing the solenoid and the other other switch is flipping the polarity to go in or out
 

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