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Re: High power light bulbs
« Reply #15 on: 23.04. 2013 11:09 »
And if you ferret around a bit you can also get the same relay with an inbuilt blade fuse thus fusing the light circuit without adding any more connectiions which is always a good idea with electrickery.
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Re: High power light bulbs
« Reply #16 on: 23.04. 2013 11:21 »
Thanks guys lots of good pointers.
The need for a rewire confirmed two days ago with 12 volt brought down to .5 across a couple of connections but that's another story for another day
All the best - Bill
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Re: High power light bulbs
« Reply #17 on: 23.04. 2013 16:06 »
Further to the relay mods mentioned above, I also fit a 25 Amp contact breaker into the top of the tool box.

If it trips, it is accessable whilst riding (just reach down & push the button to re-set); thankfully never had to do it yet!

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Re: High power light bulbs
« Reply #18 on: 05.05. 2013 02:01 »
orabanda

How bizarre, not only do I use a circuit breaker but I also bolted it into an identical position to you  *smile*

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Re: High power light bulbs
« Reply #19 on: 05.05. 2013 06:53 »
One thing worth mentioning on this thread is the ammeter rating. Some are only 8 amps which is 48 watts at 6 volts so if you fit higher wattage bulbs you might need to also upgrade the ammeter. If you are on 12 volts the 8 amp ammeter will be adequate.