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wow looks easy to with the step by step... i would also like to know if this way would be any good... or do i really need to drill... can anyone here drill for me??


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There was a long post regarding this on the blue forum and people who have been doing lights for a long time, like Cruiserlarry, were pretty against not drilling because of the possibility of damaging the cables by not having them protected.

If I see the thread again I will link it here.
 

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Is this how Toyota does it when they install their factory light bar and air dam? I've always wondered.
No. Go to the TRD Source site. You can get the manual for their lightbar/airdam. They have a fitting similar to what FJVP uses, only I think Toyota's is all plastic.


I think Mudloving has his done this way.

For mine, we drilled the hole UNDER the roof rack post, and ran the wires through the tube. I made sure to solder everything in the tubes, and they've got lot's of heat shrink and shielding/webbing to prevent any trouble from vibration.
 

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Thats a good way if you are only installing Three 18 gauge wires for front lights only. I would be curious if they are on a common ground and a single switch. Seperate circuts means more wires, otherwise you just piggyback them and use a relayed switch hot and common ground ground.

If you plan on controlling 2 fronts per switch, adding 2 rears (switched) and 4 sides (2 switches), you wont be able to get that wad of 14 gauge wire small enough to hide in the pillar even using a 12 gauge common ground.

It really just depends on what you plan to install and personal preference.
 
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