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Old 04-10-2004, 01:34 AM   #1
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Does anyone know how to install fog lamps i got the aftermarket angel eyes and i need a wiring diagram or someone to explain it to me so i know what to do me and electrical dont get along and my friend jeff is no where close to me can anyone help??
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Moved for ya Ken, good luck with the install
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First off, spread the wiring out and figure what needs to go where. Did you get Hellas or Pilots? That step helped me realize the wiring of my Pilots wasn't long enough. You may find that there are two power leads and two grounds. The shorter power lead is probably the main lead and can be connected to a constant source, like an amplifier power lead. The short ground can go on either ground near the front of the car (one above the battery, the other on the other side above the washer fluid tank. Then the rest of the wiring needs to lead into the cabin (should include the switch(*), one ground, and one power lead that'll need to be spliced into a lead that gets power when you want it, e.g. when lights are on or key is turned). I drilled a hole through my firewall behind the brake and gas pedal. I then spliced my power and ground into appropriate leads from my radio so I can control my fogs and halos whenever I have the key turned.
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First off, spread the wiring out and figure what needs to go where. Did you get Hellas or Pilots? That step helped me realize the wiring of my Pilots wasn't long enough. You may find that there are two power leads and two grounds. The shorter power lead is probably the main lead and can be connected to a constant source, like an amplifier power lead. The short ground can go on either ground near the front of the car (one above the battery, the other on the other side above the washer fluid tank. Then the rest of the wiring needs to lead into the cabin (should include the switch(*), one ground, and one power lead that'll need to be spliced into a lead that gets power when you want it, e.g. when lights are on or key is turned). I drilled a hole through my firewall behind the brake and gas pedal. I then spliced my power and ground into appropriate leads from my radio so I can control my fogs and halos whenever I have the key turned.
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Or you can not use the switches provided. Wire your Halo rings to the parking lamps (front corner lamps will work) so they're on when those are, and wire the lights themselves to the stock wiring. No holes to drill, no switches to mount.
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Or you can not use the switches provided. Wire your Halo rings to the parking lamps (front corner lamps will work) so they're on when those are, and wire the lights themselves to the stock wiring. No holes to drill, no switches to mount.
that can work willwren any wiring diagrams u can draw for me i need pics to understand anything
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Run your hot lead for the halo'* to the +12V lead on one of the parking lamps. You'll have to splice into it with one of those little blue 'tap' splices you sell. Run the ground to a screw going into metal somewhere, or tap into an existing ground wire.

Do the same with the fogs themselves. You're going to need a meter for this one.
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Run your hot lead for the halo'* to the +12V lead on one of the parking lamps. You'll have to splice into it with one of those little blue 'tap' splices you sell. Run the ground to a screw going into metal somewhere, or tap into an existing ground wire.

Do the same with the fogs themselves. You're going to need a meter for this one.
why a meter?
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WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!! You need the switch provided to switch between halo colors if you've got Pilot 7-color fogs.
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