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Old 01-03-2011, 06:28 PM
Bighomedog11 Bighomedog11 is offline
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Default Headlight Wireing Question

Hey, I have some projector headlights with the little fog lights on the headlights as seen in my Avatar. At first i had the small projectors(Fog) hooked to a separated switch i ran straight from them. I am wondering is there a way so i can hook them up to my headlights so when i turn my headlights on they will come on. And when i turn my headlights off they will go off.. I know there is away i am just not sure of how to do it. The reason i want to do this is because i am putting HID's in my projectors sense i already have a pair in my headlights
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Old 01-03-2011, 07:23 PM
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Default Re: Headlight Wireing Question

you need a relay. i have mine triggered off my parking lights. when the parking lights are one, the projectors are on. use the parking light as your trigger wire on the relay. i'm gonna switch it to a fog light switch on the radio bezel soon.
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Old 01-03-2011, 08:31 PM
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Yeah i had them hooked to the parking lights before. Just remember...

Do you happen to know what color wires i need to use when i am using the parking lights??

I think i have relay because i bought a wire harness for my HID's so i power my HIDs directly from my battery with a relay on it and a fuse.
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Old 01-04-2011, 04:33 AM
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i don't remember off the top of my head. should be pretty easy to figure out though. just go pull one of the corner lights out and look at the colors. use a meter and find the hot side.
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Old 01-04-2011, 11:57 AM
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i don't remember off the top of my head. should be pretty easy to figure out though. just go pull one of the corner lights out and look at the colors. use a meter and find the hot side.
Alright, Quick question though. I am using the HID wire-harness thing to power my HID's (headlights) I am wondering can i wire my Projectors (fogs) to the harness so it will be getting direct power also without having to buy another harness.
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Old 01-04-2011, 03:30 PM
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if i understand correctly, i wouldn't do anything to alter the HID wiring. I have HIDs in my projectors. I would just run the second harness.
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Old 01-04-2011, 03:34 PM
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if i understand correctly, i wouldn't do anything to alter the HID wiring. I have HIDs in my projectors. I would just run the second harness.
Oh, So i am going to have to buy another wire harness? I wasnt trying to buy another one.
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Old 01-04-2011, 04:15 PM
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did your projectors come with a wiring harness? mine did, but i have had them for a while now.
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