Window power without key on made EZ

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by LandCruiserPhil, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. Good chance this is posted somewhere but I was unable to find so if it a repost:flipoff2:

    Wanted power to my windows and sunroof without the need of the key on.

    3 step process once the drivers side kick panel is removed.

    Step 1 - Remove the relay (noted by arrow) just pull
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    Step 2 - Make spade jumper
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    Step 3 - Install jumper as pictured
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    Now windows and sun roof work without key on

    I tested for a phantom load and measure less then 1 watt = no problem

    I'm sure there are a bus load of nuns cringing somewhere but I don't care

    New added bonus feature see post #76


    :flush:


    Edit: Phantom load of <1watt has been located. :clap:
    If you rarely drive your 80 this could of discharged your battery over a 3 week time period. By removing the lamp for the auto down button you can eliminate the <1watt load if it was an issue. Not sure how I ever found the button in the night.:rolleyes:
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    Last edited: Aug 27, 2014
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  2. Rwhat

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    Sweet,
  3. arndog123

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    Cool.:clap::cool:
  4. damagnan

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    Will this be essentially the same (location/appearance/etc.) on a '91? (I'm assuming you have something newer, because it seems everyone else does :) )
  5. rumluva

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    I just joined my accessory activated power cable to the always on power cable in the door.
  6. wesayso

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    Steps 2 & 3 pic links don't work.
  7. I see everything now maybe Photobucket was on a short break
  8. hawaiicruz

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    2 and 3 still not working
  9. retrofive

    retrofive SILVER Star

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    I see all 3 pics.
  10. e9999

    e9999 You want to do what...? Moderator

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    elegant and why we all love MUD! Clever folks and good posts with pics! thanks
  11. Sorry , I just started (this thread) linking Photobucket pictures ....is this a common problem? Is the problem the method Im using?:confused:

  12. 86tuning

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    Any plans to make this switchable with a dash on-off switch? I spoze it's no different than having manual wind-up windows that work all the time ;)
  13. Rwhat

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    I see the pics. Sometimes I don't see the pics people post although other people see them.
  14. rolliges

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    Awesome. Done. One of the most useful mods ever.

    Now, can you make the electronic seats so they only work with key ON.
  15. Actually a simple $5 relay under the seat is all you need, the wiring you need is there
  16. jeffro109

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    pics work fine for me, sounds useful actually, so does the seat function turned off to keep the kid from messing with it
  17. hawaiicruz

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    Great mod I'm off to complete!
  18. Tapage

    Tapage Club 4X4 Panamá SILVER Star

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    can't see the pic but this one should be in the less 50bucks mod thread .. ( ups there is one in the 60 series section .. )

    can you re check the pics .. thanks !
  19. Not sure why? I see them but I will DL them to the Mud server
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  20. CJF

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    Help a 'lectrical idiot out: What's that in terms of an amperage draw?

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