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Old 09-01-2010, 11:09 PM
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Default OEM Fog Light Switch Conversion Kit For Aux Lights (KY)

UPDATED, SEE PAGE 2

Had a lot of interest in my triple fog switch bezel & how to get the OEM fog switches to operate aftermarket lights...

So, I made up a conversion kit.

I can do a basic kit with NO fog switch, no power cable/fuse holder OR I can do a complete kit WITH fog switch, power cable/fuse holder.

On to the pics:
THESE PICS ARE FROM MY 1st GEN HARNESS, I HAVE NOW UPDATED MY HARNESS


You get the fog switch plug-in connector, a relay, 1 small fuse holder, wire taps & I label the wiring as to what goes where. FULLY ASSEMBLED AS SHOWN.

You will NEED 1 small fuse holder, power wire & fuse holder & an OEM fog switch.

New fog lights NOT included


You get everything you should need, except for your new fog lights.
Includes: Oem fog switch, wiring connector, relay, 2 small fuse holders, wire taps, crimp connector for power wire, 12ga power cable w/fuse holder & I still label the wiring as to what goes where. FULLY ASSEMBLED AS SHOWN.

I know what you're thinking.... that wiring connector is for a rear defrost switch, what gives??
I happened to pick that out of my box of parts first, so I made it to fit perfectly with a fog switch. I have some of both wiring connectors, they both work the same, one is black one is gray... no biggie.

The relay shown is a genuine FORD relay, if it's good enough for Ford, it's good enough for me.

The other wires should be plenty long enough to reach their respective locations for connections.

You'll just need to attach the power cable at your battery (fuse at the battery side), run it through your firewall (existing bushing or drill a hole & use the included grommet).
One crimp connection on the end of the power cable is needed, you'll probably want to cut off the excess power wire.
Two quick tap connectors for: the keyed turn on wire & the dash illumination wire.
A ground wire w/ring terminal just needs to be bolted to a firm, clean metal part of the body.

The actual kit you receive may or may not be the one pictured, when those sell I'll make more.
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Pricing:

Basic kit: $15.00 + Priority shipping ($5 small flat rate USPS box)
Complete Kit: $30.00 + Priority shipping ($5 small flat rate USPS box)

Free tech support if you get stumped along the way... there's only 5 wires you have to deal with...Very Simple.
I test every one several times during assembly & after completed to ensure everything works properly.
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Special deal!!!
Buy either kit & I'll do my fog switch bulb holder LED mod for just $5.00 for each bulb holder.
I'd appreciate it if you could send me your old fog switch bulb holder once your kit & LED mod arrives..
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Old 09-02-2010, 05:45 AM
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:04 AM
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:19 AM
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Default Re: OEM Fog Light Switch Conversion Kit For Aux Lights (KY)

I need to update a little info here folks,

You will still need to use the relay(s) that come with your lights.
Those relays should be mounted under the hood to keep the high current from passing through the firewall.

The "12v + to acc'y lights" wire coming from my harness should be ran through the firewall & connected to the PIN 86 of your new light relay(s).

I always overkill my wiring sizes & I didn't want anyone to misunderstand that they need to power their lights from my relay/harness.
It could be done, but you'll have a higher current wire to your lights running through the firewall & it's better to keep as few high current wires running through the firewall as possible.
Either way, I HIGHLY recommend running ANY wire through a proper grommet (included with my kit) or safely through a factory grommet in the firewall.
Wires WILL fray/short if you just drill a hole & pull it through bare metal.

You SHOULD use the relays that come with YOUR lights, mounted under the hood, powered/fused at the battery, grounded under the hood.

My relay in the cab is used to be able to use the OEM switch as a regular switch.

Also, I include fuse holders to place on connections made with your OEM wiring. It may be overkill again, but I'd rather use an extra fuse holder than have problems later on.

Hope this clears up any questions or confusion.
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Old 09-02-2010, 02:25 PM
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Explorer overhead console
Explorer auto-dim mirror
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Old 09-02-2010, 10:09 PM
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DISCLAIMER:

My custom OEM fog light wiring kit is designed to allow OEM fog light switches to be used to control aftermarket lights/accessories.
I do my best to explain the installation procedure & provide adequate information to the best of my ability.

PLEASE do not alter this wiring kit.
PLEASE follow the instructions.
PLEASE use the relays and/or fuses that come with your lights or accessories.
* If your lights or accessories did NOT come with relays and fuses, I STRONGLY RECOMMEND using proper relays and fuses to protect your electrical system & vehicle. *
There are LOTS of resources online for proper installation of relays & fuses.

I cannot be held responsible for improper installation resulting in personal injury or death, personal or property damage.

Using this harness is at the sole digression of the buyer & I can in no way be held liable for any damages or death resulting from its use or misuse.

I design & test every harness in my shop to ensure proper function.

Sorry for all that, but I donít want someone to get hurt or burn up their vehicle due to misuse of this harness.

I donít mean to be an A-hole, but I donít want to get sued by somebody who mods my harness or doesnít follow directions.

Aside from the info posted here, Iím in the process of writing a detailed instruction sheet to ship with each wiring harness kit.

Thanks
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Old 09-16-2010, 11:01 AM
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Default Re: OEM Fog Light Switch Conversion Kit For Aux Lights (KY)

^ Bump ^

I've had a TON of interest in this mod

This can also be adapted for you guys with OEM fog lights who want your fogs to stay ON with your high beams. Check your local laws to make sure it won't get you into trouble FIRST.

I'm going to be creating a detailed how-to instruction manual to go along with the kit for those of you who want to "mod the mod".
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Old 09-17-2010, 09:42 AM
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Default For the fogs on - high beam trick

They could also bend one pin on the factory Ford relay under the hood, correct?



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Old 09-17-2010, 10:29 AM
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Default Re: For the fogs on - high beam trick

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They could also bend one pin on the factory Ford relay under the hood, correct?



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Yes, but I forget what years the "fog light relay mod" works on.

I don't think that mod works on some older Rangers like my 96... without removing the relay/fuse panel under the hood
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Old 09-17-2010, 10:39 AM
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Default Re: For the fogs on - high beam trick

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Yes, but I forget what years the "fog light relay mod" works on.

I don't think that mod works on some older Rangers like my 96... without removing the relay/fuse panel under the hood
1998-2003 bend the relay peg

2004 and up more complicated
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Old 09-17-2010, 01:32 PM
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Default Re: OEM Fog Light Switch Conversion Kit For Aux Lights (KY)

^ ^ ^ Thanks man, I knew someone would know for sure what years the relay mod works on
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Old 09-22-2010, 03:58 PM
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Default Re: OEM Fog Light Switch Conversion Kit For Aux Lights (KY)

UPDATE for 9-22-10

I've done a little re-design to my wiring harness... pics to come.

It still works the same way & does the same function, but I've integrated the fuse holders into the wiring harness so there are a few less connections needed for the user.

Pricing:

- Basic kit, includes wiring harness, fuse holders, relay, fuses, wiring connectors $20.00 FREE shipping to the USA

- Deluxe kit, includes basic kit PLUS a fog switch $30.00 FREE shipping to the USA

- Buy either kit & I'll do my fog switch LED mod for just $5.00 per fog switch. Your choice of colors for my fog switch LED mod, mix or match: Red, Blue, Green or White

- Buy the Deluxe kit & I'll do my fog switch ON indicator mod (changes the little "dash" ON indicator from green) for just $10.00 per fog switch modded.

- Just want the fog switch ON indicator modded? I can do that too... It requires a permanent mod inside the switch body, so I have to mod a switch & send it to you. $15.00 per fog switch modded, FREE shipping in the USA. Choice of colors: Red, Green (brighter than stock), Blue or White.
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Old 09-23-2010, 10:19 PM
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Default Re: OEM Fog Light Switch Conversion Kit For Aux Lights (KY)

UPDATE:

Pic of new harness...



I didn't have my crimp connectors or wire taps with me, but they'll still be included.

Notice, there's no gigantic power cable?
I've designed this kit to connect to a 12v constant power source inside the cab (like the cig lighter power) to have less wiring running through the firewall.
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Old 09-24-2010, 03:28 AM
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Old 09-24-2010, 10:48 AM
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Default Re: OEM Fog Light Switch Conversion Kit For Aux Lights (KY)

You'll have one coming with your modded bezel man
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