weather proof relay enclosure for 3 or 4 relays

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weather proof relay enclosure for 3 or 4 relays

Postby Kingspeedy2 » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:31 am

has anyone found a decent looking weather proof relay enclosure for the engine bay?
Bushamn makes a great looking one but it also has fuses which I don't need
I think 4 relays will be sufficient for the engine bay anyways I could get away with 3
Fan,headlights,AC and fuel pump which could go elsewhere if needed.
A buss bar/Terminal strip in there would be an added bonus for the feed
I could get an enclosure from an electronics store and make something but before I do ,I thought I would see what you guys have come up with
I could also use some waterproof relays for headlights and such and tuck them away up near the grill ,
I like the idea of a central location for serviceability. And something that will stand up to wet coast weather
clean wiring is a must on this build
do relays produce much heat if they are constantly energized such as for headlights and or cycling such as a fuel pump?
I could use waterproof relays and just cover them for neatness
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Re: weather proof relay enclosure for 3 or 4 relays

Postby Lip Ripper » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:59 am

Sound's marine like. Try Marpac.
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Re: weather proof relay enclosure for 3 or 4 relays

Postby Jims65cyclone » Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:46 pm

Ron set up his relays in Comechero really neat using an old regulator housing.
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Re: weather proof relay enclosure for 3 or 4 relays

Postby Lou's Comet » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:03 pm

Something like this ?

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/hla- ... leSwitchNo

Not sure if they get hot but kind of have me wondering now.
I have a old truck apt shop that has relay for fan. If I remember I'll let it run for a while and see if it gets warm

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Re: weather proof relay enclosure for 3 or 4 relays

Postby Kingspeedy2 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:41 am

These guys http://www.littelfuse.com have what I am looking for and more .Some places call them PCD'S or Power distribution system ..makes Sense and on second thought I think an additional fuse at the relay is a good idea as the fuse in the panel would be of lower amperage for the relay trigger wire

great idea with the voltage regulator.
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