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What do yall use for small connectors on low wattage items like rock lights. Running them down the length of my truck bed rails and would prefer if they are removable if needed.

I usually use DT or powerpoles, those seem a big big and expensive for this.
 

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Clip off the connectors from GM ABS sensors in the junk yard. On the front of every c/k truck from 80whatever to current.

it's a neat little 2 pin weatherproof connector, comes with a couple feet of wire on the sensor side, and a foot or so on the harness side if you pull hard.
 

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Clip off the connectors from GM ABS sensors in the junk yard. On the front of every c/k truck from 80whatever to current.

it's a neat little 2 pin weatherproof connector, comes with a couple feet of wire on the sensor side, and a foot or so on the harness side if you pull hard.
I like that option. Needed to do a junkyard day anyway.
 

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Deutsch connectors are very good, but cost a little more.
I really like these things. Use them for as much as I can. For really low voltage or where space is a premium I just use the Deutsch pins, heat shrink the connector ends so they don't short and then heat shrink a hood over one end so the connection isn't shorted.
 

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Check out you local hobby shop. There are a bunch of small connectors used on R/C cars/planes/boats. Some will be pigtailed and some you solder the wires on.
 

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Check out you local hobby shop. There are a bunch of small connectors used on R/C cars/planes/boats. Some will be pigtailed and some you solder the wires on.
shit, great idea.


ive tried using weather packs, and the wire gauge on most of my LED's is so small (22 or smaller???), it doesnt crimp well, even with my smallest sized weather pack pins (20 or 22 i think).
 

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shit, great idea.


ive tried using weather packs, and the wire gauge on most of my LED's is so small (22 or smaller???), it doesnt crimp well, even with my smallest sized weather pack pins (20 or 22 i think).
Strip twice as much and fold the wire over, then solder after.

Either way with such small wire it isn't going to be strong enough to pull on, the wire itself will just pull apart.
 

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Strip twice as much and fold the wire over, then solder after.

Either way with such small wire it isn't going to be strong enough to pull on, the wire itself will just pull apart.
yeah, tried that. seals didnt work still, and the wire just ended up breaking. Im sure it can be done, just not really well in my opinion.
 
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