What are you plugging into the Aux switches?

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What are you plugging into the Aux switches?
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Light bar, fog lights, ditch lights, winch
 

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Winch in/out, front lights, under lights, 360 degree rack lighting, fridge power.
 
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For me it depends on what sort of factory options there are. If there is a factory onboard air I wont need an aux switch for that (unless it uses one of the spots). Same with some lights etc. I will have onboard air no matter what though so that is one potential.

The winch? kindof similar. Is there a factory option and does it use an aux slot? I dont know but my current winch has its own power switch on its controller box so there is no need for it to be on an in-cab switch.
 

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Fridge power?? I'm interested.
Gotta put a fridge/freezer in back. Ford is supposed to have one as an addon accessory. Id like to have its power source on a toggle independent of whatever key mode the vehicle is on.
 

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Thinking about additional 110V output... for the rear cargo area. Need to investigate if I can order the second row power outlet as a service part and how hard it would be to install... I assume the inverter is a separate part.
 

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Hoping you guys are just kidding about the winch.!
 

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Hoping you guys are just kidding about the winch.!
It's okay if you use a relay, otherwise you understand the amp draw direct to the winch itself exceeds the ratings of all aux switches combined by a large enough margin to start a fire.
 

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It's okay if you use a relay, otherwise you understand the amp draw direct to the winch itself exceeds the ratings of all aux switches combined by a large enough margin to start a fire.
Bad idea.! Auxiliary switches are either "off" or "on", not "momentary". Every quality winch on the market is available with wireless remote control. No brainer on this one.!
 

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You dont need or want to use aux switch with winch. Its on a direct power source with the vehicle battery so it always ready and works even if car off or wrecked in a ditch and wont start.

I currently have front/rear rigid lights tapped into 2 aux switches. In future I will add air horn, electronic exhaust baffle when I upgrade exhaust, additional engine cooling fan bc hot as shit here in summer 120s. One aux switch will be used to turn off ALL rear tail/brake lights if ever on a night run through the desert and encounter any pirates in the badlands (no pun) or near the southern border. Maybe more lights as well. Oh and an onboard PA system so I can drive around like alex jones after body armor complete lol
 
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