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Old 11-27-2012, 02:07 PM
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make your headlights twice as bright
and cut down the chances of electrical fire
The headlight relay is a helpful upgrade. When I did it, I used an aftermarket relay and spliced in to the high beam and low beam wires under the
hood, to the headights. The objective is to have as little voltage drop as possible, between the battery and the lights. So that means large gauge wire to the relay(s), and tapping directly off the battery side of the solenoid. Get the headlight and dimmer switch, and all that small gauge wire connecting them, out of the headlamp circuit - the only contacts in the circuit will be the relay contacts.

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Old 11-27-2012, 07:47 PM
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Did that with my Olds and my F100. Really noticeable on the F100 since it still has a generator.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:30 PM
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Did that with my Olds and my F100. Really noticeable on the F100 since it still has a generator.
even if it didnt make em brighter
it cuts out all that juice running through the switches
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:16 PM
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That's part of the reason I did it on my Olds. I tried to reduce as much juice going through the firewall as possible.
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I make mine twice as bright by holding the dimmer handle back so the high and low beams are on at the same time
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