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Old 11-07-2017, 02:04 AM   #1
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Truck: 1996 king cab, 4cyl 5spd.


anyone know which fuse would be good for adding an "add-a-circuit" ? Im using it for the signal to a pair of seat heater relays so they cant be left on without the truck being running.

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Old 11-07-2017, 02:29 AM   #2
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Old 11-07-2017, 03:27 AM   #3
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will that work if its an aftermarket deck that i seldom use? i rarely listen to music now a days.
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Old 11-07-2017, 03:37 AM   #4
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It should as long as the radio comes on when you turn the key on. FWIW I tapped into the cig lighter to power the aftermarket tach.
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I tapped into the cigarette lighter circuit to feed a relay to my fog lights.
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Old 11-07-2017, 03:13 PM   #6
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think i like the lighter for signal to the relay. will do that. i seldom use the cig lighter to the point where i scored a "12V DC" cover for the opening and tossed the lighter in the glove box
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i used one of the fuse terminals for my usb phone charger. those add a circuit plugs are great.
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I use the lighter circuit as well and just have it fire relays for all my key-activated stuff.
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Old 11-08-2017, 04:49 PM   #9
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yah thats how i plan on using the relay and tap location.
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