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PIAA Question

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by dep3091, May 14, 2011.

  1. May 14, 2011 at 5:16 PM
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    dep3091

    dep3091 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have searched for an answer but haven't found one yet...I just installed an All-Pro bumper and mounted PIAA fog lights to replace the stock fog lights. I need to wire the switch to a power source and I want the ability to turn on the fogs with just the driving/parking lights on. I looked at the DTRL mod but it refers to stock fog lights. My question: Can I tap into the driving/parking light and where should I do it? Thanks for any help...
     
  2. May 20, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    dep3091

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    Hello? Is anyone in here?
     
  3. May 21, 2011 at 6:06 AM
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    Rocketball

    Rocketball If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off

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    My son did the wiring on my Hella Black Magic lights a few weeks ago. He tapped into the green wire of the amber parking light on the side, right behind the headlight housing and ran that to the relay.

    When wired this way, I can turn on the driving lights without having my headlights on. And, if I forget to turn them off, they will go out when I turn off the truck, so no dead battery.
     
  4. May 21, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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    dep3091

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    That's exactly what I did this morning. Works great! Thanks for the feedback.
     
  5. May 21, 2011 at 1:08 PM
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    hey if you dont mind can u take a pic of how or what u did.. cause i am not seeing a green wire on my parking light's
     
  6. May 21, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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    dep3091

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    Well I actually taped it up completely. But when you pull the lamp assembly (in the upper corner of the headlight) there are two wires. One is white with a black stripe (-) and the other, green in my case is (+)...I clamped onto the green wire.
     
  7. May 21, 2011 at 11:16 PM
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    achirdo

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    or you can just wire them up to a switch and have them on whenever you want. and whenever you turn the truck off they turn off.
     
  8. May 22, 2011 at 5:42 AM
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    Rocketball

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    The wire colors may be different in your model year.
     
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