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surfcape 01-11-2009 09:41 PM

fog light wiring question
 
I just received my set of piaa 520i lights and piaa recommends wiring the turn on switches power to the low beams so its legal, but wouldn't that only let the lights turn on when i have the low beam running. Does anyone have any suggestions on where to wire in the 12v to the switch for the turn on power? I think that my jeep has the wiring for the factory fogs but it did not come with fog lights so i'm not sure if it has the wires. i have the rampage H-4 conversions with a low beam only hid kit so could i tap into that easily? Does anyone have any tips on installing the piaa easy tap connector and where to tap it into to power the switch

Fire Wrangler 01-11-2009 10:28 PM

Just run the wiring to the battery and up through everything with a relay to a switch. Who cares about the lights on only with the low beams

Tazman2 01-12-2009 08:18 AM

my black box that came with the lights melted:D and i just ran a 30 fuse and ran it off the battery to a switch i can give you the lay out if you want

Tazman2 01-12-2009 08:18 AM

by the way i have the same lights

Atthehop 01-12-2009 08:22 AM

I wired my driving lights to work with the high beams but in NJ they have to turn off when the high beams are on to pass state inspection so I rig it for inspection then put it back to the way I want it. Check your state regulations.

05GT-O.C.D. 01-12-2009 11:35 AM

Maybe I'm misunderstanding, but you want to run the lights and have the option to be on either with the high beams or low beams... correct? I assume the kit came w/ a relay. Run the power off the battery, and the 'switched wire' off the parking lamps. I've got mine set up this way so that I don't accidentally leave my fogs on. When the parking lamps are off, the fogs are off. When the park lamps are on, like they are w/ both high and low beams, the fogs can be operated. I leave my fog switch on all the time, and just operate it from the headlamp switch.

surfcape 01-12-2009 09:26 PM

thanks, i got them working and wired with no problem, i was just wondering where to power the switch from because the i did not want the l.e.d. on the switch to stay on. much appreciated


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