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Old 09-24-2008, 11:37 PM
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is it possible to hook up the fog lights without having the switch because i found some on ebay but it doesn't have a switch and i was wondering it u can hook it up to go on when the head light go on
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Old 09-25-2008, 12:02 AM
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Re: for lights

You can, but it's highly illegal, and incredibly annoying.
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Re: for lights

the OEM fogs do that. they turn on when the parking lights go on and the ignition switch is in the on position. its a wire harness that just plugs into the fuse panel so you don't have to run wires through the firewall. its done for you.
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Re: for lights

you can just buy a switch from any wear and use it all the wires should be right there for them.
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Re: for lights

really because i dont know where i would put the switch anyways and i see people drive with there fog all the time
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Re: for lights

you mean JUST fogs, and only fogs.. no headlights????
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no both at the same time that would be stupid haha
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Re: for lights

why don't you just get a set of oem or jdm fog lights. they are already pre wired to do that.
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Re: for lights

you can wire these yourself. you do not need the us/jdm wiring harness. it is highly recommended that you hook up a relay and an inline fuse so that you don't blow your investment. and you can put the switch any where. i'd say install it on the panel below your steering column so it can't be seen since its not factory looking.
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yes you can wire them without the oem switch. i had mine like that until i found one. i also wired them so i could turn them on when i turned just the parking lights are one. (the switch turned only one click) i wired them using a $4 relay from any parts store.

if you want i can make diagram of how i wired it

i had it just directly hard wired with an on off switch but i found out the hard way that its not the best idea cuz i left them on once and killed my battery
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Re: for lights

Hears one way you could do it idk might be a few better ways but it would help to keep ya from leaving the fogs on.

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Re: for lights

yeah u dont need a switch, just wire it to something that comes on when the car starts, or to another switch
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Hears one way you could do it idk might be a few better ways but it would help to keep ya from leaving the fogs on.

thats not where you would put the fog light switch cuz you dont want that much power going through the switch. that defeats the whole purpose of a relay.

i just hooked mine up 2 days ago using a relay so i didnt have as much power going through the switch.

its safer on your switches and your wires wont get hot, cuz the fogs draw alot of amps
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ok yea i think ill buy them pretty soon i just want them on when the head lights are on i think it looks better like that
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Re: for lights

i made mine so they would go on when i had either my parking lights on and/or headlights on. if you want them to be on all the time when the car is on do it this way. i dont remember the pin out for the relay but ill post it up later. but you get the idea.

if you want it so that they only come on when your lights are on then just hook it to the positive of your parking lights instead of the positive of the cig lighter.


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