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Old 02-16-2014, 07:55pm   #1
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Default Head light relays

For those of you that have converted your headlights into running off relays for direct battery power to the lights instead of through the headlight switch, a question for ya.

I have some std 5-pin relays rated at 20/30A (V23234 series) that I plan to use for the lights. Can I run both left and right lights off each relay? So far, the plan is to wire both low beams on one relay, and the high beams on the other.

This should work, right? Not too much current draw?


I also have the horn being wired through a similar relay (rather than the OEM one), and have one more spare. Any ideas on what to use it for?

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A 55w headlight draws approx 4.5 amps...Should be no problem running a pair off a single std relay.

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i followed Daniel Sterns instructions , both hi beams off 1 relay both low off 1 relay. best mod i have done in a long time. driving at night is fantastic. Stern can recommend bulbs etc, listen to what he tells you the guy Knows his stuff.
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