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Old 06-29-2015, 09:18 PM
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sPOD?

New to the Jeep world. Waiting on my 2015 Willys four door. What is sPOD and why use it?

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Old 09-17-2015, 02:57 PM
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http://www.4x4spod.com/mobile/Category.aspx?id=12

Essentially junction box for accessories. That way u don't have 6 different devices going to ur battery.
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The spod is a custom built fused/relay panel with switches. The whole thing is plug and play and makes connecting your added loads really easy. It is fairly expensive but makes helps for those who aren't electrically skilled. There are some other options for building your own spod for a lot cheaper using a bussman 15303 panel. Just depends on how hands on you want to get.


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Rogue have you done the route mentioned... One of these days I may add some extra sun to the jeep. Ive always backed off considering night off-roading doesn't make to much sense to me.
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Rogue have you done the route mentioned... One of these days I may add some extra sun to the jeep. Ive always backed off considering night off-roading doesn't make to much sense to me.
Yes I have, I have one built that uses 2 of the relays for my upgraded headlights and one relay for the LED's in my front bumper utilizing the stock foglight switch to turn them on and off. Still have 2 of the 5 relays open for future use. My main issue so far has been trying to figure out where to mount switches. I can't find a switch panel to mount the switches like the sPod above the rear view mirror which is what I real want. I have found the one that mounts behind the shifter but I have a manual so the space is really tight, and I have found the a-pillar mount which is ok but not what I really want so I am just waiting to utilize the last two relays. I am planning to mount some reverse lights in my rear bumper and have them tired into a 3 position switch so I can have them on, off, or auto which would be in reverse gear. Just need another 6-8 hours in the day. Let me know when you decide to pull the trigger and I can help you out with a parts list of what you would need or a completed panel if your not that adventurous.
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Thanks. I think having upgraded reverse lights would be a good start. Maybe some rigid lights or the cheaper look a likes. As my windows are all tinted and sometimes it's a lil hard to see what's behind u
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At night ^^^^
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I would go with the no name brand lights, I purchased a 20" Cree light bar off amazon for 36.00. Got it installed and couldn't be happier it feels really solid, is very bright at 126w 13000 lumens, and was cheap. Even if it only lasts a couple of years I am still money ahead if I have to replace it.


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Came up with an easy to install bracket for the bussman panel. Takes 3- 1/4" bolts and an 8" piece of 1 1/2" x 1/8" flat bar.

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Looks clean
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