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Old 10-17-2011, 07:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I found this the other day while looking for the basic Differences for 6 & 8 Gauge wires for the new Warn Winch (other than the obvious) to turn the XT25 into a XT30.

This is a Great write up with lots of photos explaining what to do & more Importantly what not to do Like using black tape as wire covering when shrink tubing should be used...Etc, it's actually about wiring lights on a jeep, but most of the procedures can be applied to almost anything.

it touch's on things like "What are Volts, Watts, Amps and Ohms, and why do I care" it's 3 pages long, so their should be something for everybody, from our most advanced members, to the guys just starting out!


http://www.jkowners.com/tech/electrical/
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This is NOT a thread about Winch's, it's a how to about electrical Wiring, the authors name is listed at the top of the article, if you find anything to be wrong in this article, please leave a comment and explain why it's wrong or flawed & contact the Author, but all positive feedback is welcomed ( All Credit's to the author)
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along with this article , I found this Killer video of some Jeep Extreme Rock Crawling in Moab, the terrain is just beyond words!

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Pretty good article, probably a must read for anyone novice to 12VDC electrical systems. One very important thing to remember, which the article touches on, is Ohm's Law.
Electrical System Explained-How to-500px-ohms-law-triangle.jpg
Memorize this image and you'll always have what you need to figure simple circuits out.
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been to moab. rode the he!!s revenge trail. in fact i almost died on he!!s gate. it was a blast though
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Thanks guys,

Hopefully it may help someone in need.


Moab: That scenery is mind boggling, would love to check it out myself one day.
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