The mini lightbar will only be switchable when the headlights are on. Leave at least one foot of wire hanging after the tape to leave enough slack for the connection to the lights. You must log in or register to reply here. Better option for the harness is build your own, or undo the stedi harness and rewire it … I followed Greywolf's advice and used a blue posi-tap. Get what's called a high beam splitter from TRS (Theretrofitsource.com). Locate the thick blue wire with a grey ( slate ) trace in it. For the light bar side, you can get 9005/9006 plugs and wire crimps from Amazon or eBay. I wonder if its something in the plug that makes the difference. Everything is battery powered. On many Honda's the green headlight wire is ground, and blue (if I remember right) is high beam. Jump to Latest ... would love to hear more about how you are tapping into the high beam circuit. This is if you have DRLs. I used the following diagram to wire things up with the 85 terminal tapping into the stock high beam ground wire (white). The OEM wiring harness has been frequently found to be wanting, degrading over time for lower output. Please post pics when you do it. I've done this in the past to keep fog lights left on. http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/2-X-CARCH...kAAOSwLnlWoiAd It has an optional splitter to tie accessory lights to either the high or low beams, and will keep them turned off when the headlights are off. [LEFT]Silver 150 Facelift One last thing with installation, Thy send you a pair of double wires, They are colored yellow and white, The white taps into your Headlights, and the yellow taps into your turn signal adapter. But to be on the safe side, I did tap into both the right and left high beam circuits so one side powers one pair of lights and the other side powers the other pair both via separate relays. Some are constant +12, some are switched. Just run the tap to the relay, and then have your lights themselves source power from … For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I thought all those were battery powered. The headlight wiring on twin headlight V-Stroms is marginal to start with. I'm wiring in a switch and relay for a mini lightbar on the ARB. By any chance, is that the original headlamp bulb on your 2003? I recommend installing headlight relays for the stock lights. I guess I didn't realize IGN power was there too. JavaScript is disabled. That solved the volt drop to the alternator, less than a quarter volt lost now, but at the headlights I was still showing a 2.8 volt drop on high beams and 2.6 on low beams. Man that's weird. At the back of the headlight, there are two wires going to the high beam globe. Does it matter which line on the high beams you tap into? I've already tapped into a fuse in the panel for my other two lightbars for constant power. I have my GS12 set up that way. This created the opposite problem. Single headlight models are easier on the system so you'd probably be okay. Get what's called a high beam splitter from TRS (Theretrofitsource.com). The splitter is generic, meaning it can be used with our high or low beam plugs. I plan to test tapping into the engine compartment fuse box slot #3 for Low Beam source for my Fog lights and #6 for High Beam source for my driving lights. So you have to make sure you disconnect your turn signal light, Find the fat wire that ISNT the black or middle wire, and tap into there or splice it. 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