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Tacoma889

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I searched around this forum and couldn't find anything on everyone's aux fuse box setups to run all our extra electronic stuff like lights, radio, compressor, and, fridge.

So post up what you have going on this topic like parts and, locations you mounted it all up.

I have mine on a Toyota Tacoma mounted under the hood passenger side.

Parts list
Blue sea 12 fuse block
Six relays
100 am main fuse
otrattw switches

What I have so far wired with relays

Here is what it kinda looks like in the truck so far

Switches


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Nice work! Sure beats having 20 extra connections to the battery and loads of lose inline fuse holders.
 
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When I built my drawer system, I made sure to leave space for radios, fuse boxes, and relays.

Nice piece of plywood to screw everything in to, and seats to protect them.



I really like that Switch Pro setup. I'll probably get another one for under the hood when I start adding on those accessories. (air pump, driving lights, rock lights, etc).

That breaker is 150A, there is also a 100A fuse under the hood at the battery that leads in to that breaker.
 

Tacoma889

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When I built my drawer system, I made sure to leave space for radios, fuse boxes, and relays.

Nice piece of plywood to screw everything in to, and seats to protect them.



I really like that Switch Pro setup. I'll probably get another one for under the hood when I start adding on those accessories. (air pump, driving lights, rock lights, etc).

That breaker is 150A, there is also a 100A fuse under the hood at the battery that leads in to that breaker.
Looks like you have a really nice setup. I wanted that switch pro deal but, I couldn't justify the 400 dollars for one.
 

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I searched around this forum and couldn't find anything on everyone's aux fuse box setups to run all our extra electronic stuff like lights, radio, compressor, and, fridge.

So post up what you have going on this topic like parts and, locations you mounted it all up.

I have mine on a Toyota Tacoma mounted under the hood passenger side.

Parts list
Blue sea 12 fuse block
Six relays
100 am main fuse
otrattw switches

What I have so far wired with relays

Here is what it kinda looks like in the truck so far

Switches


Sent from my SM-N910V using Overland Bound Talk mobile app
Very nice. Very clean set up.
 
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Tacoma889

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I did the same switch location like you did, OP



But I used the bussman fuse + relay box in the engine bay:
(ignore the long power cables, I trimmed them down since this picture)



The box open looks like this (found this image on the web):

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Yours is much nicer than mine. Great work my friend [emoji106][emoji106][emoji106][emoji106]
 

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My setup in my 2015 Xterra. Power along other things, the CB, Rigid 40" light bar, Rigid Q2 bumper lights, Rigid D2 rear lights, Bullydog tuner, ARB fridge, ARB CKMTA12 compressor, 400W inverter, and soon to be a dozen Lux rock lights.








 

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Thread revive - Can I run a bus bar in the cabin behind the radio so I'm not having to feed multiple wires into the firewall? I have 4x cameras that I'd like to connect to a bus bar or fuse box.
 

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@trailhunter Sure thing, just make sure that you have an inline fuse between the battery and the bus bar/fuse box... preferably as close to the battery as possible. Also, make sure that your fuse and battery run are sized correctly for the draw of the items. Undersized wire will heat up and cause a fire. Here is a good reference [link].
 
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