I used diodes in line so that none of the switches feed back into the system. Low beams would stay on. I have gone the relay route in that past, but that was for some halogen lights that needed much more juice. What is the best way to install the wiring loom adaptor for a light bar on a 2018 Ford Ranger, as the high beams have a waterproof cap, so using the high beam adaptor means I can no longer close the cap to make the high beam cavity waterproof. If you are tapping the high beam wire for a relay coil, make sure you take that into account. BUT, you would still have to tap into the high-beam wire to trigger the LVJ system to activate with high beams...I believe Adam said there was a wire inside the passenger kick panel you could tap into OR he has a harness that plugs into the factory headlight and factory headlight harness and has a third plug that you can connect to for high beam trigger. 2 wires coming off the high beam socket are a red with blue stripe and a red with yellow stripe. didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the, https://www.stromtrooper.com/general-v-strom-discussion/110689-vstrom-model-nicknames.html, https://www.stromtrooper.com/information-vault/199353-what-v-strom-s-do-you-have.html, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. The mini lightbar will only be switchable when the headlights are on. Now for being able to turn the PIAA's off. I'm just trying to identify a wire under the panel. I've spent the morning searching to no avail after a failed install last night. This created the opposite problem. There have been too many failures just running stock lights. Is it better to install a relay activated by the yellow wire as compared to directly wiring the lights to the yellow wire? I'm looking to set up my LED light bar to turn on with my high beams. I tapped into the all yellow wire by the factory harness under the seat. I just had one of the original low beam filaments fail on my 2004 (~60K miles). I have my GS12 set up that way. Please post pics when you do it. Relay was a … It does exactly what it says it does. It is currently attached to battery power but I've accidentally left it on twice overnight. The headlight wiring on twin headlight V-Stroms is marginal to start with. No tapping, no soldering, and completely removable if I decide not to use it. However the plug that goes on the bulb will also have a wire coming off of it for the high beam. The down sides are added bulk, time, expense and number of connections subject to failure. Would those aux lights draw enough to impact the high beam circuit if wired directly? Does it matter which line on the high beams you tap into? I'm trying to keep this simple and tie into an accessory wire that is only on with ignition and is close to the fuse block. Come join the discussion about performance, modifications, troubleshooting, purchasing, reviews, accessories, maintenance, and more! I wonder if its something in the plug that makes the difference. Use it to trigger (+) your relay. In most cases, the failure of high or low beams is due to a relay or switch problem, and the troubleshooting procedure is similar to the one outlined above. Driving the relay from your headlight wiring is no problem to canbus as it requires very little power compared to the headlight bulb and therefore will not interfere with the headlight current … Route the power wire toward the fuse box that contains the high-beam relay. Just under the left fairing pocket, find the plug for the fog light switch. Ignition on is different from headlight on. Start by taping one end of the power wire to the metal bumper support. You must log in or register to reply here. Had to go slow so as not to damage other wires with my cutting tool. The Slee harness uses it's own relay and direct battery connection while retaining the OEM high/low switch and auto on/off capability. You can then ground your relay with your in-cab switch. The high beams came on and the high beam indicator was on. As someone else mentioned, I recommend the Slee harness. Yes. First, locate your headlight wiring on your atv. JavaScript is disabled. I used the following diagram to wire things up with the 85 terminal tapping into the stock high beam ground wire (white). Now my fog lights stay on with High beam or Low beam headlights. 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. Please post pics when you do it. This will go between the bike's H9 harness connector and the H9 bulb. Do that and you can connect auxiliary lights without an added relay. Locate the back of your high beam headlight globe on the side closest to the relay, and remove the plug from the end. Relay would click. Each car has different pin locations for ground wire, low beam headlight, high beam headlight, turn signal, etc., so all 6 connectors are present. One connector plugs into the bulb and runs to another connector that the plug from the bike plugs into. I wonder is anyone sells add-a-circuit taps for the mini fuses. By any chance, is that the original headlamp bulb on your 2003? I followed Greywolf's advice and used a blue posi-tap. Givi Trekker Outback Luggage, Givi Crash Bars, Givi Hugger, Givi Kick-Stand Foot, Happy Trails Skid Plate, Suzuki Center Stand, Barkbusters, Barkbuster LED DRL's, Dynamic Motorrad LED Turn Signal Bulbs, Skene P3's w/ Stock Tail/Brake Light on IQ-160 Controller, Cree Spot/DRL's on Denali Bar w/Skene IQ-275 Controller, Kaoko Throttle Lock, In-Dash USB Power Port, EB PC-8 Aux Fuse Box, Garage Door Remote, Garmin Zumo 660LM on AdventureTech Windscreen Mount, Aprilia Tuono Mirrors, SAE Battery Tender Dongle, Bags Connection Evo-Engage Tank Bag. The pigtail will provide the needed high beam trigger signal for the Skene IQ-275 controller. Sorry for the dumb question - first time to hook aux lights up. 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. Plug in the harness and reinstall the pocket. 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