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Old 08-04-2011, 09:46 AM
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Default wiring off road lights?!!! help

hey so um i got a cple of 55watt kc apollo lights and i want to wire them so they turn on when i turn on my fogs... cld i just attach the pos wire right to the fog pos wire? then ground the blk wire? would that work or do i have to do anything else?
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:23 AM
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Default Re: wiring off road lights?!!! help

anyone?
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Old 08-04-2011, 12:11 PM
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well needless to say, im sooo f**king pist right now, i could not get the lights working, i dont understand why i cant wire them or what i keep f-ing up.... god dam.. lets just say im nv letting anyone buy me offroad lights again without a full kit again
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Old 08-04-2011, 02:45 PM
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Default Re: wiring off road lights?!!! help

A full kit just comes with a relay, switch and some wire. I do not think you can wire them into the fog light switch due to load (complete guess...but I think that is what I read somewheres...). Best bet would be getting another fog light switch mounted on your bezel and hooking it up to that.
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Old 08-04-2011, 02:50 PM
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Default Re: wiring off road lights?!!! help

use both the hot and ground from the fog light but it would be better to use a relay hooked up to the fogs to trigger it and a different power source
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Old 08-04-2011, 07:03 PM
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k thx guys, i HATE electric stuff, im so dumb when it comes to this crap
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Old 08-04-2011, 07:09 PM
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Default Re: wiring off road lights?!!! help

heres how to hook them up , use a SPST relay (4 pin) terminal 30 to battery with a 25A fuse , terminal 87 to the new lights , terminal 85 to the fog light power wire , terminal 86 goes to one side of the switch , the other side of the switch is to ground . to have a light indication attach one side of the light to terminal 86 wire , the other side of the light goes to a switched power source . I hope this helps ,
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Old 08-04-2011, 07:10 PM
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that does cus i looked at a diagram too but where can i get the terminal thingys
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Old 08-04-2011, 07:13 PM
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that does cus i looked at a diagram too but where can i get the terminal thingys
you can get the relays at any automotive store , you are looking for a 30A SPST(single pole single throw) relay. They are about 5 bucks
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