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"FOG LIGHTS ON W/PARKING...LOW BEAM...HIGH BEAM..."

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by "OLYMPIC VIEW", Jan 9, 2011.

  1. Nov 16, 2011 at 8:01 AM
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    "OLYMPIC VIEW"

    "OLYMPIC VIEW" [OP] Well-Known Member

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    The routing of the wire in POST # 140 is what I'm descibing in the video---fuse protected and your lights still go off with the stock timer off switch--OLY
     
  2. Nov 16, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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    I'm on it. That was a quick fix at 11 at night. Thanks for everything
     
  3. Nov 16, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    Had a few minutes before work this morning, so I wired it up then. Works great! Thanks again for the info.
     
  4. Nov 17, 2011 at 9:58 PM
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    "OLYMPIC VIEW"

    "OLYMPIC VIEW" [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Read my first post, I have a 2011...step by step instructions as well as photos/relay diagram are all there for you...I have made up some female blade connectors attached to 18g wire with stripped end ready to go for this mod...PM me with address and I will drop one in the mail to you...you'll have to pay me to shoot another video of this mod...:hungry:--OLY
     
  5. Nov 17, 2011 at 9:58 PM
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    Caribe makaira thought of even a cleaner way to wire it up for 2012 tacos.

    There is no need to run the wire out of the small fuse box where the fog relay is since there are already 2 slots that are wired to ign power. They are the #2 slot (circled in green) and turn on/off with the ignition so you don't drain your battery. Suggested you use an inline fuse (1A will do) for extra protection.

    So instead of running it to the Tail light relay in the large fuse box. just plug it into one of the available slots near the fog relay

    IMG_0028-1_f1ca20590212e7d97347b39869cfd08c7f7af7be.jpg
     
  6. Nov 17, 2011 at 10:15 PM
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    :threadjacked:

    The title of the OP is "Fog Lights On W/Parking...Low Beam...High Beam"...

    The method of this mod has nothing to do with an in-line fuse, splicing, or cramming a male blade into anything hot when the ignition is on...it is the most simplistic way of turning on your fogs while running your parking lights, your low beams, or your high beams...it is fuse protected and reversible...a la caribes mod is fine, but is entirely different from the one I describe in the original post...if you have a short and your 1A fuse blows you better have a fire extinguisher in your rig...I would go overkill on the ampere rating of your in-line fuse--OLY
     
  7. Nov 17, 2011 at 10:31 PM
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  8. Nov 17, 2011 at 10:50 PM
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    didn't mean to step on any toes. Just thought I'd share a a different version of Your mod for the 2012 owners since wiring between the fuse boxes is less than ideal. I believe wiring it to the Seat heater relay is fused upstream just as much as the taillight relay is, so there shouldn't be a problem.

    sorry again for going slightly off-topic.
     
  9. Nov 18, 2011 at 1:39 PM
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    Listen to caribe makaira, he knows what he's talking about :)
     
  10. Nov 18, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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    Edit: here is a pic of mine, works great. i figured it out on my own, but appears everyone else has already beaten me to it ;-)
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  11. Nov 20, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    It took longer to take the tools out than it took to do the mod! Thanks OP!!!

    Ill check my 4runner to see if its the same
     
  12. Nov 20, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    Olympic View's fog light mod worked perfectly on my 2011. Super easy! With the blinding snow in Utah, sometimes it's nice to turn off the head lights and get effective lighting as low to the ground as possible.

    Thanks
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  13. Nov 20, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    Heck yea crisde!

    How much of a difference does changing the bulb color make?
     
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    Fred did mine so don't ask me what or how it was done
     
  15. Nov 20, 2011 at 8:29 PM
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    Hey man, welcome! Check out some of the Utah threads
     
  16. Nov 21, 2011 at 11:28 AM
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    Thanks. yeah, i'll have to check out the Utah section to see what the locals are doing. At some point i'll have to upload some photos.
     
  17. Nov 22, 2011 at 12:33 PM
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    Just did this mod on my 2010, super easy, worked like a charm first try, thank you OP.
     
  18. Nov 22, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    I did this too and its works great. Hardest part is removing the relays, but at least you don't need to remove the battery power. One just needs to remember to turn off their fogs in traffic conditions when the highbeams are on.
     
  19. Dec 1, 2011 at 1:28 PM
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  20. Dec 3, 2011 at 10:27 AM
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    ok i got a 08 and going to run the 18ga wire from the fog relay to the towing relay but I understand that this is just a bypass right? the 18ga wire itself is not going to get scalding hot and melt things right?
     

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