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  1. Question about horn installation

    Misc. Technical Discussion
    I have a wiring question: I bought the wolo bad boy on amazon and want to install it. I watched the install video from one of the users here: mrgunsngear. At one point in the video, he talks about needing an 8” extension wire to attach to the plug that was cut off. My question is what exactly is...
  2. Some help with XRC winch wiring?

    Stereo / Electronics / Electrical
    My FJ had this winch on it when I bought it. Cant find any real distinguishing marks on it. It fell apart almost completely in the bumper, so I took it apart and replaced it with a new one. Its a smittybuilt XRC - not sure what generation. I thought I would take the old one, put it back...
  3. A Few (related?) Electrical Problems

    Stereo / Electronics / Electrical
    Hey guys, I've got an 09 and I recently found myself in a ditch while playing around on some trails near my house. Long story short, I crushed my front right bumper and dented in my skid plate... Ultimately, it seemed completely cosmetic. Then I realized that my normal headlights didn't work...
  4. Adding turn signals with no damage to factory wires!

    Lighting
    I have a FabFours bumper on my FJ but didn't want to splice into the factory wires with T-Taps to get the turn signals hooked up. I finally found the correct connectors so i can have waterproof plugs that go between the bulb socked and the factory plug. I checked and they fit great. I just need...
  5. Voltage Fluctuations

    Stereo / Electronics / Electrical
    I will start off with the details: - 2007 AT 4x4 - 112k miles - Battery is Odyssey 34R-PC1500T AGM Group 34 installed brand new about 7 months ago - Alternator is stock Denso Remanufactured 100 amp installed about 2 months ago - HKB Electronics Alternator Voltage Booster installed about a month...
  6. Headlights

    Lighting
    Hey guys, What do you guys think of those headlights?? https://www.carid.com/anzo/black-ccfl-halo-projector-headlights-mpn-111116.html?singleid=12755611&url=1677825 Are those halogens or LED's am confused but am in love with the O - ring shape, can i install my own LED lights in this...
  7. FJC rear window latch will not disengage

    Interior / Exterior Visual Tech
    Hey guys, First time posting, but not my first time using the forums to help me fix issues on the FJ (2008). I'm having an issue disengaging the rear window latch... Everything was working for fine for the first three years I had it, but I recently tried to open it so the dog could get some...
  8. Truck Shut off while driving HELP!!!

    Newbie Discussions
    So today i got a 55in curved Rough country light bar installed on my 2010 FJ. When i picked the truck up i turned it on and then tested out the light bar. Looked great the installer even made a comment about how bright it looked. So i headed out happy. As i got about a 1/4 mile down the road i...
  9. did something dumb now lots of things dont work - help please

    Stereo / Electronics / Electrical
    Hi All, new to the forum, and very novice working with cars - looking for some help, i've read lots of forums and attempted to read the huge fj electrical pdf but that is like looking at hieroglyphics, so hoping for some help and opinions here. FJ electrical story – As of last weekend all...
  10. Troubleshooting: High Beams Not Working.

    Newbie Discussions
    About six months ago, the high beams on my 2008 FJ ceased working. I have done little night driving outside of local freeways, so it hasn't been a crisis. More of a puzzle. I am always interested in learning more about my ride's electrical system, and I have done multiple searches here to...
  11. Air Compressor advice

    4x4 / Off-Road Tech
    Actively looking for an onboard airy compressor for my FJ Cruiser. Only considering those with 100% duty cycle and have found these three: Viair 444c -- 1/4HP. 38amps. Max 200psi. Pacbrake 625 -- 3/4HP. 45amps. Max 150psi. Thomas M97054 -- 1/3HP. 26amps. Max 50psi. All are between $150-250...
  12. Aux Lighting - Details, details

    Lighting
    Greetings, all. Yep, I am a noobie with a 2010 FJ and this is my first post. I have searched high and low throughout this forum looking for detailed info on the factory auxillary lighting; in this case it is passing lights. It is pretty cut and dried that these lights turn on with the high...
  13. Lighting and Battery Life

    Lighting
    Hey guys, So as of now, my battery is powering a CB Radio, 12,000lb Winch, a police/fire/ems radio, a regular AM/FM radio with a subwoofer, as well as all of its regular duties as a car battery. I am looking to get a bunch of lighting so that I can light up the trails. But I am worried that I...
  14. Portable power in an ammo can!

    Stereo / Electronics / Electrical
    I stumbled across this gem a while back and he is finally going into production with it! The PWRBOX35-S is designed to be the power solution for outdoor, on the road, and emergency use. Encased in a waterproof Ammo Box, the 35Ah AGM battery packs a punch with over 350 Cold Cranking Amps. From...
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