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Need a good, clean, waterproof wiring solution. There will be 4 Mopar lights mounted on my Rambar. Those 4 lights will all be powered using one of the appropriately sized aux switch in my TRX so I won’t need to add fuses, relay, etc.

My question is this. Coming from the lights I will have four hot wires and four ground wires. Those 4 hots need to connect to a larger gauge single hot coming from the aux switch as well the four grounds need to connect to a single ground wire. I’ve been scouring for a solid solution for those 4-to-1 wire connections. Something that looks clean, is reliable, and preferably waterproof so I can make the tie under the bed and run single wires up to the engine bay. Terminal strips? Some other kind of connector? Straight solder joint with shrink wrap? I’m open to suggestions. I feel like the best answer is going right over my head tonight.
 

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Need a good, clean, waterproof wiring solution. There will be 4 Mopar lights mounted on my Rambar. Those 4 lights will all be powered using one of the appropriately sized aux switch in my TRX so I won’t need to add fuses, relay, etc.

My question is this. Coming from the lights I will have four hot wires and four ground wires. Those 4 hots need to connect to a larger gauge single hot coming from the aux switch as well the four grounds need to connect to a single ground wire. I’ve been scouring for a solid solution for those 4-to-1 wire connections. Something that looks clean, is reliable, and preferably waterproof so I can make the tie under the bed and run single wires up to the engine bay. Terminal strips? Some other kind of connector? Straight solder joint with shrink wrap? I’m open to suggestions. I feel like the best answer is going right over my head tonight.
You might find something here:

Thread 'TRX Upfitter Switches Info'
https://www.ram-trx.com/threads/trx-upfitter-switches-info.2525/
 

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I've used these many times with great success:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08F3ZM6Z9

For extra protection (and because some times the solder leaks through the outer sleeve a bit, especially if you're a little overzealous with your heat source), I heat-shrink over these connectors. Use a length of heat shrink tubing about twice as long as the connector, to ensure adequate coverage. Then protect all the wiring (and splices) with wire loom.
 

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I did KC lights. KC has a connecting wire that use just one instead of four. Would think it would work with Mopar lights.
I drilled into the Ram Bar and hid the wires.
 

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What are the details about the lights you are using? Size, lumens/cds, mounts? I want to order some!
 

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Used these!
Love them!!’
 

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I've used these many times with great success:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08F3ZM6Z9

For extra protection (and because some times the solder leaks through the outer sleeve a bit, especially if you're a little overzealous with your heat source), I heat-shrink over these connectors. Use a length of heat shrink tubing about twice as long as the connector, to ensure adequate coverage. Then protect all the wiring (and splices) with wire loom.
I’m joining 5 wires do you suggest selecting one large enough to maybe crimp two on one side and three on the other? Then heat shrink over very well?
I did KC lights. KC has a connecting wire that use just one instead of four. Would think it would work with Mopar lights.
I drilled into the Ram Bar and hid the wires.

Nice. I’ll take a look at buying a harness from them.
 

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Here’s my light setup. I crimp spice shrinked all the wires hidden in the Ram and connected to aux 1. Worked great.
 

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The cleanest solution I've found are to use WAGO connectors and then put them in the WAGO Gel Box:

 
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The cleanest solution I've found are to use WAGO connectors and then put them in the WAGO Gel Box:

That is PERFECT! Thanks Brother!
 
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