New fog lamps and old wiring?

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Hello all.

I have purchased a new set of LED fog lamps that I’m fitting into a custom bumper.

I want to use the current wiring and switch within the vehicle. Just makes sense.

My concern however is that the original wiring is a smaller gauge than what the new fog lights have.
I don’t know what the watts are on the new lights either.

Am I taking a chance using the existing wiring and switch?

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I think the LED's will draw less than the original incandescent lamps so you should be fine with the old wiring. If you're really concerned, use the original wiring to operate a relay and wire the lamps direct to the battery with an in-line fuse and heavier gauge wiring. That's the route I would go anyway because there is no significant voltage drop and the lamps will be a little brighter.
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Thanks.

I didn’t think of that actually.
Il have to figure the wiring out.

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What are the specs on the new spots?
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I don’t know what the specs are for the new fog lights. That’s one of my issues.
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Do they give the wattage?
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no nothing on the spotlight or the box they came in.
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Try doing a search on the product and see what comes up. They would normally list specs and give either the wattage or the power consumption / draw.
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If I put my multimeter on 20A setting I read 0,71

VxA=W

Would these spots not be give or take 80 watts

I may be way off though I’m not an electrician.
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