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Old 12-02-2009, 07:24 PM   #1
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Highbeam w/ foglight question

Been reading some threads about modifying the relay to allow the high beams and the fog lites to be on at the same time. Does doing this cause any problems with current draw? Will the stock wiring handle things? Don't need to roast anything. Thanks.

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Old 12-02-2009, 07:33 PM   #2
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That works fine.


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Old 12-02-2009, 07:47 PM   #3
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That works fine.
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Why not just break the pin off or is that for those who may want to return it back to normal one day...assuming they don't switch back and forth more than once or maybe twice. lol
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You need to switch it back here in NJ to pass state inspection. It's the law that they go off with high beams.
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Old 12-02-2009, 08:03 PM   #5
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You need to switch it back here in NJ to pass state inspection. It's the law that they go off with high beams.
itīs the same here in germany.
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Old 12-03-2009, 03:36 AM   #6
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itīs the same here in germany.
Thats X2 for here in California also.
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Don't break it off as it may break somthing inside the relay disabling it all together.I'd cut it off flush and buy another one for inspection.
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Nice. I have been wondering the same thing. I'll give it a whirl.

The only other option you have is to move somewhere cool like New Mexico (well certain parts) where you don't have to pass any test! (Hooray for mod heaven!)
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That works fine.

This only covers mid 2000 on up. The 97-some 2000 relays are a little harder to mod as they are located behind the glove compartment. There are 2 located there, once you determine the correct one to mod then it's the same.

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Old 12-03-2009, 09:12 AM   #10
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can i order another at the stealership and for how much?
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Old 12-03-2009, 03:07 PM   #11
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Remember, it's the #2 pin that you bend.

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Maybe I wasn't real clear. I know how to do the mod. What I'm asking is if the wiring, stalk switch, fuses, and anything else involved can handle the current draw of having both hi beams and the fog lights on at the same time? The way I modified the relay was to slip a piece of shrink tubing over the leg, shrink it, and reinstall the relay. It works fine and also allows the mod to be reversed if necessary. I just don't want to cook the electricals.
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I just did this exact same thing not 5 min ago on my '02. 03 RUBI mentioned it on the phone last night FWIW it was pin #1 on mine.
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Old 12-04-2009, 08:04 AM   #14
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#1 and #2 are the coil wires and either one will do the trick.

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Is anyone just going to answer his question?
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Mine has been cut off for two years, no problems yet.
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how many additional spot lights would you have to install before wiring became an issue? because including the 2 fog lights that came with the jeep i have 6 lights now im sure that would be a problem right? what all would have to be replaced to make it ok to do the same thing to my jeep
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Maybe I wasn't real clear. I know how to do the mod. What I'm asking is if the wiring, stalk switch, fuses, and anything else involved can handle the current draw of having both hi beams and the fog lights on at the same time? The way I modified the relay was to slip a piece of shrink tubing over the leg, shrink it, and reinstall the relay. It works fine and also allows the mod to be reversed if necessary. I just don't want to cook the electricals.
03 RUBI,

I've too have used my lights in this manner for over a year,
and NEVER had any issues.
You should be fine man.

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