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Lighting wiring question

Post by John Grima » Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:38 am

Hello all, I'm currently working on one of the older Armortek Panther kits. On the tank I have what I believe is the Steve Winston headlight and taillight tube. Does any one know what voltage these bulbs are? I'm currently hooking them up and I don't want to burn them out.

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Post by leesellars » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:55 am

Hello John

They are both 12vdc.

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Post by Dennis Jones » Fri Jun 14, 2013 2:43 pm

Hi John,

I just connect the 2 in series and then you can drive them from the 24 volt aux socket or the blank fire output on the aux module. If you use the aux output you will need a diode in series.

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Post by John Grima » Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:33 pm

Thanks guys,

Dennis, That's exactly what I had in mind, but was not sure if the bulbs were going to be able to take it.

I'm now off to soldering will post some progress pics in my panther post soon.

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Post by Ray Brown » Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:06 am

g'day guys,

on behalf of the light wiring dummies can i ask if someone could post a wiring diagram for the headlight and one with rear light showing what wire connects to what position/connection/terminal.
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thanks on behalf of dummies.
ray

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Post by John Grima » Sun Jun 16, 2013 4:05 pm

Ray, Currently I got a youtube video uploading that shows how I hooked up my lights to a switch and the armortek power system. once uploaded I'll post the link in my panther build blog post http://www.armortek.co.uk/Forum3b/viewt ... =10&t=4496

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Post by Ray Brown » Mon Jun 17, 2013 2:17 am

excellent. thanks john look forward to it. i have a set of your tiger cooling fans i want to connect up soon as well.

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Post by John Grima » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:44 pm

Hi Ray, I added the video link and images to my Panther build blog, http://www.armortek.co.uk/Forum3b/viewt ... 308#p39308

Hooking up the fans is very similar. If you need me to draw up a drawing of the layout let me know.

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Re: Lighting wiring question

Post by Ray Brown » Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:53 am

got it john. however i'm wanting to turn headlight on using rc switch and fans when vehicle starts as per smoke.

if anyone can help with that it would be greatly appreciated.

cheers
ray

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