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Old 08-11-2012, 07:17 PM   #1
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Installing new lights.

Could I just snip the wire at my stock fog lights and hook up new fog lights (KC slimlites) directly to those wires? Or would I need to run a new wiring set-up?

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Old 08-11-2012, 08:22 PM   #2
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I might do a new setup just to make sure they are getting the power they need. I think the stock wiring leaves something to be desired

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Old 08-11-2012, 08:28 PM   #3
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If they are higher wattage than stock you should use relays to prevent wiring meltdown and/or fires.
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Old 08-12-2012, 12:03 AM   #4
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Yes you can do that. I did. But whatever lights you install, they need to be 55w or less.
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Old 08-12-2012, 05:24 AM   #5
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You can use the stock wiring/switch to trigger a relay to power the lights that are above the factory wattage.
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Sounds good, thanks for the feedback! 55 watt aftermarket lights that are worth buying.
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Could I just snip the wire at my stock fog lights and hook up new fog lights (KC slimlites) directly to those wires? Or would I need to run a new wiring set-up?
KC makes a replacement slim lite with factory connectors so that you don't have to snip the existing one off. It comes with the factory connector, and costs just about the same as the one without it. All you have to do is mount the light and plug it in!

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