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Old 02-17-2009, 02:08 PM   #1
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hella 500's install

well..I got my hella 500's today, but the instructions are a bit less then..well..GOOD. This is very confusing. Can anyone help me with wiring? Ive got green wires, red wires and yellow wires..The instructions dosent say anything about green
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Old 02-17-2009, 02:19 PM   #2
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green ey... i must get wired to the accelerator... i mean green means go right lol... just kidding i wired up some lights a couple weeks ago. mainly the wires went from the switch to the acc fuse/and the relay. relay to the LIGHTS+/Battery/ and a ground, next the lights just grounded and that was it
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Old 02-17-2009, 07:29 PM   #3
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i completely skipped the relay and just went from lights, to switch, to battery, and grounded my lights. very easy
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Old 02-17-2009, 07:57 PM   #5
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how does it work without the relay? Does your switch get hot? Any problems?
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Old 02-19-2009, 05:50 AM   #6
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i completely skipped the relay and just went from lights, to switch, to battery, and grounded my lights. very easy
The switch wasn't designed to handle that current!! Hence the relay!! That is a fire risk!
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Old 02-19-2009, 08:15 AM   #8
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The switch wasn't designed to handle that current!! Hence the relay!! That is a fire risk!
i have two pair of hella 500s with a switch for each pair and everything is fine

the only fire I have had in my truck was in the back seat at the mall parking lot last saturday.... haha
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