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wiring up spot lamps

Postby rabbithunter » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:31 pm

right i know how to do it, as i've done them on a few 4x4s ive had in the past,

what i dont know is if im doing the right thing?

When i take the "control" wire to the relay (so lamps come on with full beam) i have just cut the wire at the back of the bulb holder and spliced it from there.

Not sure if this is the right way of doing it.

Looking at putting some lamps on my 08 tranny and dont want to "botch" it up, so where is best to take the control wire from.

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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby MrMPuk » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:34 pm

Spot lights or fog lights?
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby rabbithunter » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:08 pm

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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby MrMPuk » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:11 pm

There's nothing wrong with taking the relay trigger feed from the wiring to the head light.
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby rabbithunter » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:20 pm

cheers. just wasnt sure if it was the best way. and sometimes it can be quite "fiddly" :D

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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby MrMPuk » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:22 pm

How are going to wire the fog lights?
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby angeleye » Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:00 pm

i no you have done them before but thereis a how to in the technical how to section with drawings..tried and tested
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby rabbithunter » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:31 pm

MrMPuk wrote:How are going to wire the fog lights?


control wire from sidelights,

on a switched supply, of course , cant be riding around with fogs switched on for no reason ;)
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby rabbithunter » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:33 pm

angeleye wrote:i no you have done them before but thereis a how to in the technical how to section with drawings..tried and tested


cheers, im new here so just finding my way round
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby MrMPuk » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:34 pm

Why don't you just wire the fogs as fogs correctly?
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby rabbithunter » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:40 pm

because thats the way i was shown by the "RING" wiring instructions.

Im not an auto-electrician.
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby MrMPuk » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:41 pm

Are you fitting spots and fogs then?
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby sc_BK » Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:33 pm

They're not the Ring foglights with built in side lights are they?
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby rabbithunter » Wed Jun 08, 2011 2:49 pm

MrMPuk wrote:Are you fitting spots and fogs then?



yeah, gonna put fogs down below,

and gonna get an A-Bar and put spots on
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Re: wiring up spot lamps

Postby rabbithunter » Wed Jun 08, 2011 2:50 pm

sc_BK wrote:They're not the Ring foglights with built in side lights are they?



no. im referring to when i have put lamps on 4x4s. and the wiring diagrams shown both fog & spot lights. cheers
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