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Old 04-02-2007, 10:07 AM   #11
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i got them from a chinese!
search for them on ebay.

3mm led white (or whatever color you want.)

how does my harness confuse you? you only need 1 ground. there is no reason to ground so many wires independantly. there are only 6 functions on this housing.
1. Low
2. High
3. Turn
4. City
5. Eyebrow Led
6. Halo
7. Ground

so there should only be 7 wires to connect to your ca, not 20.
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Old 04-02-2007, 10:34 AM   #12
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I've just really never done anything like this before.
Actually as far as cars go, I've never really wired anything before.
Infact I just put in my indiglo gauges.
I just plugged the headlight socket straight into the car socket.
As far as I know there only a few pins in each socket...5 actually I think.
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then you may want to have someone else do this project for you. are you going to the carlisle show? if so, i may find time to wire them up for you.
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Thanks for doing this! This how-to was long overdue! Great writeup!
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Yeah, I'm trying to get a friend from the car club to help. His time is sparse though.
I mean, I'm perfectly capable of doing it. The trashy way...
lol Your harness just looks really clean.

The carlisle show?
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i got them from a chinese!
search for them on ebay.

3mm led white (or whatever color you want.)

how does my harness confuse you? you only need 1 ground. there is no reason to ground so many wires independantly. there are only 6 functions on this housing.
1. Low
2. High
3. Turn
4. City
5. Eyebrow Led
6. Halo
7. Ground

so there should only be 7 wires to connect to your ca, not 20.

When I did my lights, I wired up all the grounds to one lead and soldered them into a ring terminal. Then I wired my turns and my led's together, and my halo's and my parking lights together and connected them to a male terminal spade (basically a plug). This was all in my house before I took them out to the garage.

When I wired them to my car I only had three wires to connect per headlight(plus the headlight harness): The wires were turns (LED's and turn signal lamp), parking lights (halo's and one of the parking lamp) and ground. I grounded my lights to bolts in my frame, then used male and female spade terminals on my connections to my car. Now I can take the headlights out if I ever needed to (like if the LED's burn out) without cutting wires and having to redo everything.

But that being said, I love the harness. Did you just use the harness that came with and supply your own terminals to it? That's a fantastic idea. Much cleaner than what I did.
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Yeah, I'm trying to get a friend from the car club to help. His time is sparse though.
I mean, I'm perfectly capable of doing it. The trashy way...
lol Your harness just looks really clean.

The carlisle show?
Hey man, if you ever want to drive to the Detroit area, I'll do it for you if you'll take pictures so we can do a how-to on the wiring.
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haha, yeah. I'll be right up!

I understand you wiring method. Sounds good. I was planning on doing something similar.

I think the socket is a great idea, I just don't really understand how it works.
...If that's the right wording I guess.
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or replace the LED's (inclding the ring) with CCFL's and you will own any LED halo's. but thats a tad more or less involved.
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BTW good job and pix.
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