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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-22-2010, 09:25 AM Thread Starter
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LED Exterior Glow Lights Positive Wire

Hi People,

Just wondering if you can help advise on where I should connect the red lead (positive) wire. Instructions say to the battery positive but wouldnt that mean the lights will stay on forever??

Im thinking it should be connected to say, a source thast is on with engine on.......

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-22-2010, 09:27 AM
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You could connect it straight to the battery but hook up a toggle switch so they would only be on when you want them on.
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Ohhhh, I think I just figure dit out.....the remote control should turn it off/on, right?? Gees, Im not thinking very smart this morning...LOL

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You could connect it straight to the battery but hook up a toggle switch so they would only be on when you want them on.
Thanks, uz.......toggle is the right idea, but they did send me a "remote" that shouyld turn onn/off.

Lemme go out there and temporarily hook it up to test...........

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OK.....system is sooooo inadequate- wires provided are way too short so I gotta figure out either add wwwire with wire nuts to lengthen or wire to another power source........
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Do you have a link to the kit you got? Also are you trying to connect it to the battery in the trunk or the battery terminals under the hood?
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Do you have a link to the kit you got? Also are you trying to connect it to the battery in the trunk or the battery terminals under the hood?
Sory for delay, uz...just found the remote so now Im gonna test it our before I hard wire for good. Yes, I already drilled a tiny hole in spare tire well....on the side. Was figuring to simply thread the pos and neg wires through there protected with a good amount of elec tape ......

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dont have a link for the set at this time.

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What a goofy system, I mean, the wires provided , gees. gonna add on wiring now......

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OK...lights go on but remote fails to turn off. Bad button cell
battery? gonna open it up. more troubleshooting.........

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bettery is good.

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all done. Thanks, UZ!
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-22-2010, 12:23 PM
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I think that is the plan....

"Hey let's switch out Megan Fox for Jack Black. No one will notice that." lol
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LEDglow?

yea it doesn't turn on automatically. I have mine hooked up to a toggle just in case as well, but yea, it shouldn't drain your battery (much).

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