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Old 09-30-2012, 12:20 PM   #1
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I am going to start a project putting in the led strip under the bed rails in my truck: I was just wondering what gauge wire would you guys use for this? I know they don't take much power but just wanted some suggestions.
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14 or 16 should be fine
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Alright sounds good! Thanks for a quick reply!
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I plan to add some lighting also. Did you buy a kit or just pick some LED pods to use? Are you using a relay or do you even to? Straight wire them? Any details would be great!
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I got the LED strips from amazon.
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And then I bought a waterproof rocker switch off of Superbrightled.com for like $6.

Im going to just have it hooked up so that i can turn it on with the switch when I need it. Wont be something I used everyday but will be great to have.

https://www.f150forum.com/f38/led-bedlights-143928/
That is a forum under the 2009-Present section that is like a DIY and a lot of different ideas and helpful things there!
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Nice! Post some pics when your done!
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Subscribed. Interested in how these get wired.
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I'm in the works of making some led bed light kits. They will be made of led modular pods, 4 led each, similar to the kit recon makes but at a fraction of the price. Ill see how the first sets goes and then from there will start making kits for the guys here on the forum!
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