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Old 03-27-2014, 12:05 PM   #16
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As for the fog lights it's a little more technical and you have to be good with a soldering iron. If you look at the diagram above you'll see the fog light relay only works if the headlight switch is set in "on" or "park". If you want to run the fogs with the parking lights only you need to solder a wire from 85 to 30 on K8. After that's done you need to cut off the spade as close to the relay body as possible, this is so you don't power the low beams constantly through pin 85.

It's too bad you cant connect 85 of K8 to 87a of K3 but it appears the connection is hidden inside the PCB of the fuse board. Bonus to doing this is if you don't like it you can just pick up a new fog light relay and go back to the original circuit.

I don't suggest either of these for someone not familiar with electrical. You could fry your headlight switch or I wire could come lose sending full battery current and easily start a fire. Wiring like this has to be executed properly... same with stereo install wiring that I often see is very shady.
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Old 04-01-2014, 01:16 PM   #17
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For extra protection after you have cut off the spade as flush as possible with the relay paint the wire and spade stump with some liquid electrical tape [avail. at CT auto dept. usually under $5] this will seal it from moisture and protect it from arcing.

Looks like a very neat and clean solder job slower...
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Old 04-02-2014, 12:58 AM   #18
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Thanks! Getting even more practice lately with some elaborate wiring projects. My new favorite is non-insulated butt connectors, with a dab of solder and heat shrink they are superior.

I haven't had a solder joint fail in over a decade so I must be doing it right.

No chance of it touching by the way, with the space the wire creates and the spade being only 1/16, it's a good 3/16th from the connector on the relay board.

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Old 04-02-2014, 11:31 PM   #19
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Figured it was all good... I'm just a big believer in sealing out moisture and making every joint as electrically safe as possible... it never hurts to add a little extra ins.

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