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led work light

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by wils5150, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. wils5150

    wils5150 Member
    from mass
    Messages: 87

    what gauge wire are you guys using to wire up led work lights?
     
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,970

    Led light. 16. Don't have tobe big at all
     
  3. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    16 is plenty big, otherwise just match what is on the light already.
     
  4. wils5150

    wils5150 Member
    from mass
    Messages: 87

    I have a roll of 4 flat trailer hitch wire but thats 18 gauge I think. not sure I can run 2 lights off of that.
     
  5. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    You should be fine, what's on the lights?
     
  6. wils5150

    wils5150 Member
    from mass
    Messages: 87

    don't know they are being delivered thursday.
     
  7. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    O ok, no specs on them from the manufacturer?
     
  8. wils5150

    wils5150 Member
    from mass
    Messages: 87

    pretty sure they are 2.25 per light so 5 amps on 1 wire when twined up
     
  9. You will be fine 18 will hold it also. 18 does 15amps per 10 feet.