DIY killswitch

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DIY killswitch

Post by College_Fishman » Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:45 pm



lmk what you think guys. it works great!
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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by Justin Sinclair » Fri Oct 28, 2011 5:42 pm

Pretty sweet setup.. Now if I ever want to steal your jeep I know where to start

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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by Steveakus » Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:54 pm

You could have saved alot of time and wire/connectors by running the switch to the shared ground of the ign switch inside the cab, but that works too, :bigthumb:
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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by smccollamjr » Fri Oct 28, 2011 8:59 pm

It's not really a kill switch, it's a no-start switch. Using that method you have to make sure your switch is rated for the same amperage as the fuse, which is 40A. You also need to make sure the power goes through the fuse before it goes to your switch. That way the wire going into the passenger compartment is protected.
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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by Steveakus » Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:32 pm

smccollamjr wrote:It's not really a kill switch, it's a no-start switch. Using that method you have to make sure your switch is rated for the same amperage as the fuse, which is 40A. You also need to make sure the power goes through the fuse before it goes to your switch. That way the wire going into the passenger compartment is protected.


exactly, thats why I mentioned switching the ground, thats how I usually wire everything especially if Im messing with the OEM wiring, just take the ground away and you dont have to tamper with the B+ circuit at all :bigthumb:
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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by J-rod » Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:57 pm

not a car dammit!
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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by College_Fishman » Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:58 pm

i like the way i did it. i couldnt find any other easy way to do it, and sorry jarod....i say car for everything, i didnt realize your name was Reghan lol
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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by bart0007 » Sat Oct 29, 2011 9:17 am

Sooo, where did you hide that switch?
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Post by Beth » Sat Oct 29, 2011 9:31 am

College_Fishman wrote:i like the way i did it. i couldnt find any other easy way to do it, and sorry jarod....i say car for everything, i didnt realize your name was Reghan lol



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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by J-rod » Sat Oct 29, 2011 10:24 am

i like Reghan better than you dude. :tupton:
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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by 04xrckmtn » Sat Oct 29, 2011 11:03 am

Honest question...

Noticed you have a gray key. Doesn't gray key=sentry key=factory anti-theft device?
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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by College_Fishman » Sat Oct 29, 2011 2:48 pm

04xrck - idk

and i dont understand the hostility jarod
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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by Steveakus » Sat Oct 29, 2011 3:42 pm

College_Fishman wrote:04xrck - idk

and i dont understand the hostility jarod


I think that was meant for Beth buddy, :lol: her daughter is named Regan ?

you did do a good job buddy ,,,,,,,,,, just trying to expose an easier way to do it, and that is actually a kill switch, your switch is a theft deterrent type switch it wont actually kill the engine after running, but the ground wire to the ign switch will actually prevent starting and stop a running engine too, and the wires are all inside the cab, no need for fuses or running long wires or disturbing much of the OEM stuff.....
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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by College_Fishman » Sat Oct 29, 2011 5:18 pm

someone do a write up of how to do that version then please lol


and idk seemed aimed to me ish? haha

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Re: DIY killswitch

Post by Steveakus » Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:51 pm

well, not much of a write up, just cut the black wire going to your ignition switch and put a switch on that black wire going to your ignition switch, then flip it on and off as needed, :lol:
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