Headlight upgrade

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Re: Headlight upgrade

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alexperkins wrote: Wed Oct 06, 2021 11:46 am Have you got a pic? All the looms run back to the fuse box on these
I have the male connector, one of the h4 connectors, the live feed and the relays all bunched up in the one I’ve bought, just doesn’t seem long enough to me
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Ah, you have a relay loom for brighter lights

Basically, you need to connect the red to the + on the battery, brown to the chassis or - on the battery

The existing headlamp plug goes into the male plug, then the female plug goes onto the back of your bulbs

Can you post a pic up of the full new headlamp loom?
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alexperkins wrote: Wed Oct 06, 2021 5:11 pm Ah, you have a relay loom for brighter lights

Basically, you need to connect the red to the + on the battery, brown to the chassis or - on the battery

The existing headlamp plug goes into the male plug, then the female plug goes onto the back of your bulbs

Can you post a pic up of the full new headlamp loom?
Hi really appreciate the help!

So has the current loom plug? to be plugged into the male connector?

If so then the cable is nowhere near long enough.

Cheers,

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Pop up a pic of the full loom so I can work it out visually
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A link to what you bought will also help
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alexperkins wrote: Wed Oct 06, 2021 6:24 pm A link to what you bought will also help
It’s alright mate i cracked it, really appreciate the help!

Some before and after pics
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Re: Headlight upgrade

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Big improvement mate!!

Also, I’d disconnect the big coil resistor with the yellow wires by the fuse box. They have a habit of bursting into flames as they overheat
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