Jump to content

Hard wiring a winch


jcwcooper
 Share

Recommended Posts

Ive decided to hardwire the winch into the cab using a on/off/on Mom switch from x-eng I already have the switch, what sort of wires do I need to use Amp wise? 2nd question is can it be wired so the handset can still be used? Ideally I would like it there as a just incase thing.

Dave.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

wires dont need to be big 1mm as all they do is switch the contactor , yes it is possable to still use your remote, just need to either join the wires together or run a set from each switch /remote to the solinoid/contactor

on my truck i run 3 switches on bothe the fron and rear winch , in cab in cubby box , switch on body work front and rear (by winch) and a warn plug on front and rear to plug in wander lead

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Probably someone will pull me up for doing this, but I used 4-core cabling. It's more than man enough for small current in switching solenoid, and is sleeved to protect it.

I used all four cores to take pos, neg, and direction poles back to solenoid. Simply use 10mm spade connectors to piggy back on hand control connections on solenoid and 10mm spade for carling switches. Simply feed +12v and GND from solenoid to switch and have direction inputs on each 'mom' spade to return.

Cheers

Steve

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience. By using our website you agree to our Cookie Policy