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Old 04-25-2015, 08:48 PM   #21
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Just did this DIY and while it works to kill the ECU trigger, the angel eyes still come on with the interior lights. I placed my switch in the correct place, between the fuse and the relay.
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Old 04-26-2015, 04:56 AM   #22
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Thanks for the info
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Old 11-01-2015, 12:14 AM   #23
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Correct. As well as the kill switch, I've also been looking into a constant on switch for angel eyes. At meets when I want them to stay on I've been cracking the door and thats not the best solution.

Hi Carbon. You have several different options in terms of wiring up a switch to manually turn on your angel eyes.

1st option: What you can do is run one end of a wire from the (+) terminal of the battery distribution block under the passenger side of the hood (fused) to a switch (inside of the cabin), while the other end will be spliced into terminal 86 of the angel eye relay (the switch for the relay). Keep in mind you will need to place a diode inline into the wire going to the interior lights in order to protect power from going directly to the interior lights.

What this does is, it allows you to send a signal, kind of like a signal that a remote wire for an amp does, in order to turn on the angel eyes by the push of a switch. The diode will ensure that the new (+) wire will not interfere with the vehicle components.

2nd option: auto/on/off switch feature which allows you to have have different options. 1st option is automatic, which is wired directly to the interior lights (the angel eyes will power on with the interior lights), 2nd option is "ON", the angel eyes will power on when you complete the circuit from the fused lead coming from the (+) battery to the switch. 3. "OFF" It wont be necessary to connect any wires to this lead.

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I wonder, would this work with installing a rheostat? My AE's are SUUUUUPER bright and it would be nice to dim them just a bit from time to time.
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Old 03-08-2016, 02:52 PM   #25
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Also Jake, do you know if there is a 12V constant somewhere inside the car? Like the center console or the glove box? Havent been able to find one
I think you already know this, but the cigarette lighter power is always on. you can leave ausb charger in, and it will continue to charge even after the car is off.
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Right but I was looking for a specific wire to tap in the glovebox

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I think you already know this, but the cigarette lighter power is always on. you can leave ausb charger in, and it will continue to charge even after the car is off.
Also, I actually reversed that cigarette lighter. Since I run a radar that isnt hardwired yet, I removed the cig fuse and jumped it to the radio fuse, so the cig lighter is only on when the car is on.
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Also, I actually reversed that cigarette lighter. Since I run a radar that isnt hardwired yet, I removed the cig fuse and jumped it to the radio fuse, so the cig lighter is only on when the car is on.
Ahh ! OK

I just installed some OrionV4s yesterday . Haven't wired them to the interior lights yet.
Also need to view Solidjake kill switch video as I imagine I will want to shut them off while the cars running at some point.

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