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experience with the hella 500 offroad lights?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by garrettski, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Apr 16, 2009 at 9:16 AM
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    garrettski

    garrettski [OP] Well-Known Member

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    me and my buddy mounted everything up, and tryed to bypass the feature that only allows the lights on with the brights of the truck on. i dont want to splice my normal headlights, has anyone done this before?
    thanx.
     
  2. Apr 16, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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    EquinsuOcha

    EquinsuOcha Bourbon

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    I'm no expert, but if you wire them straight into the battery you could use them whenever. I might add an inline fuse too. That's how I'd do it.
     
  3. Apr 16, 2009 at 9:37 AM
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    longbow

    longbow I see you now..................

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    Agree with above, if the switch is a lighted type, you need to find a power source that turns off with the key. Or it will stay on all the time.

    I went ahead and added a extra fuse block and a large in-line fuse. And with all of this I still needed help from a members here

    I splice into the parking lights..........idea from Dark Knight
     
  4. Apr 18, 2009 at 6:44 AM
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    jward2331

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    I tapped into the main fuse panel to an unused fuse slot (around the middle, don't have pics right now) with a "add a circuit" you can get at local auto parts place. My lights come on anytime which I prefer, I just have to make sure they aren't left on.
     
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