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hella retrofit frustration :(

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by tommelleo22, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. Mar 19, 2011 at 5:26 PM
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    ok so have the hella's drilled out and the bulbs expoxied in but am wondering how to hook them up without a relay. i hooked my hid heads up to my truck the h4 hi/lo with the relay but not sure how to hook up the hellas without the relay and harness any help?
     
  2. Mar 19, 2011 at 5:43 PM
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    bumpity bump
     
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    not a clue but free bump for someone that may know.

    good luck
     
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    I wish I knew what he was talking about... more details please. What model Hellas, what do you want them to do???
     
  6. Mar 19, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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    use the stock hella relay, use the stock positive coming out of the relay to power the hid ballast
     
  7. Mar 19, 2011 at 11:12 PM
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    You are doing the hid mod to the hellas? I dont know that you can wire up HID lights without the relay. But I think if you were able to all you need to do is wire the switch to the positive on the battery with a fuse inbetween. ground the switch, ground the fogs and hook up a power wire from the switch straight to the lights. I dont know that that is safe to do tho. You may just want to go out and buy the relay I think there like $8?
     
  8. Mar 20, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    thanks JR that's what i did and sorry guys ya im doing the H.I.D. conversion to the Hella 500ff with the DDM 55w 4500k Kit
     
  9. Mar 21, 2011 at 11:23 AM
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    It would be safe to run a relay. If you have the hella 500s, install per the instructions that are included with the kit. After that, you connect the positive wire from the ballast to hella fog harness, and ground the other. Everything is on a relay and properly grounded. If you need schematics, i can draw one up later for you.
     
  10. Mar 21, 2011 at 11:24 AM
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    yeh.... you will want to run a relay with the hellas.
    I have converted 2 sets of 500s to HID, and if you don't have an extra relay, use the setup that comes with the hellas.
     
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