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Nav/Anchor lights switch woes, making it fit!

Old 02-12-2018, 08:55 AM
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Default Nav/Anchor lights switch woes, making it fit!

Okay, with a little help, I've finally figured out how to "correctly" wire my T-top anchor light into my existing Nav/Anchor light switch.

Of course, in the process, some of the wires, and the jumper got disconnected, etc.

Now it seems darn near impossible to physically fit the jumper and the connector to the spade, and I need to do that with two of them.

Any tips, or are there special connectors to use with a jumper so that there's room to get everything into that small space?
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Old 02-12-2018, 09:01 AM
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They make a connector specifically for that - just slides onto the existing spade clip and has two spade clips for the wires.
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Old 02-12-2018, 09:15 AM
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several options

stacking aka piggyback connector, siamese adapter, or just crimp two wires into the same terminal

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Old 02-12-2018, 10:29 AM
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I had the same issue, and used the multiple spade connectors; but the weight of the wires contribute to the connector wiggling off over time. I installed a small terminal strip, and ran a single wire from the switch to the strip, and now have nav lights, compass light, trim tab lights, etc. running off individual terminals on the strip. Much cleaner.
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Old 02-12-2018, 01:04 PM
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Thanks guys... all those look/sound like good ideas. I'll make use of at least one of them!
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I used the yellow connector to crip the 2 wires together and then the blue on the single wire. I had no issues with space.
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