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My 02 had the factory fog lights and I installed a Ute Bullbar from my old truck so it had better fog lights in it. Since the factory set up uses the switch as the ground and the lights are grounded through the housing they come on when plupped in with the switch off. How do I get my aftermarket lights to work with the factory switch??? I don't want my dash looking like a pin coushin with toggle switches.
 

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You could tie them in, with a one of those blue clips, oh be sure that you use a in-line fuse in between you lights and switch and then just find a good earth ground and I think you should be fine.
 

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In these trucks the switch is the ground. whitch means there is constant power to the circuit, so when you pull the switch it creates the ground. Aftermarket lights are grounded through their housing, so when you flip their switch it supplys power to the lights.
 

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It can be done!

I figured out how to use the factory fog light switch to control other lights. All you have to do is add another relay switch down at the stock plug for the fog lights. Works like a dream without adding switches to the inside of the cab.
 
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