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Re: Euro specifications?

Any updates on the Euro-Conversion?
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No not yet started. I got most of the parts and will start soon. I keep you up, probably link to the HOW TO section
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Re: Euro specifications?

BUMP...any updates??
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I haven't forgotten it, currently moving so give me some weeks.

So far, I have done (and for which I am planning to write things up);
- rear amber blinkers
- rear fog light
- white parking lights
- front washing system for HID

All possible but requires re-wiring. No simple programming solution.
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Re: Euro specifications?

As far as I'm concerned...I'd rather deal with wiring myself, than go to dealer to get re-programming done...lol
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Re: Euro specifications?

Hi,
Any updates on this or HOWTOs?

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Yes, I had to rewire everything.
The taillight housing allows the outer backup lamps to be replaced with yellow bulbs = turn signals.
I installed 4 relays to feed left turn signal, right turn signal, rear fog light, brake lights.

I wired the front blinkers to the rear, on the passenger side of the car (through the hole in the firewall for the battery cable) to the two relays (placed under the subwoofer)
The origins wires had to be cut, and I connected the relays to the backup wire of the taillights. The cable to the taillights enter the car under the rear bench, left and right side. That kept the wiring easy as soon as you found out the color codes;-)
The I connected a wire from the center brake light, fed it to a delay and that to the cut original wire to the brake lights. You have to do this because the original wire transported turn and brake signals.
The original wire for turn and brake signals coming from the TPIMS in the front has to be grounded using a resistor to prevent error messages and fast flashing. Be aware the resistors get really hot (I used 21 W resistors for LED bulbs).
Finally I had to wire and install a rear fog light. You can get the housing as a spare part. I installed a switch close to the light switch and the wire everything to the back.
To power everything I put some wires from the battery to the right rear.
You can easily follow the original wires and cable paths, attach and use the channels to fix the new wires. I took me 8 hours including unmounting the interior and put everything into place after I finished.

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Question Re: Euro specifications?

Hey Suther et al,
Coming back to this *again*, sorry but now finally my Jeep has arrived in more or less mint condition to Sweden!

I found a box for this from "cartown.se" and I wanted to try to fix this myself; might have to add resistors eventually, but it should otherwise do the job.

Yesterday I tried to dismount the rear and find the harness... I only found a big harness connected to the rear amplifier on the left side; I have not removed any complicated plastics yet though

Do you have any tips on how to find the harness inside the back of the Jeep. You write "The cable to the taillights enter the car under the rear bench, left and right side. That kept the wiring easy as soon as you found out the color codes;-) What do you mean with "rear bench" is that the rear seat? Sorry for my lingual imperfection . Where can I find the center brake lamp harness?

Many thanks in advance and have a great day!
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Re: Euro specifications?

Sorry for my late response, I was an holiday with my family.

Anyway, to your questions;
- the center brake harness is in the middle headliner. If you carefully remove the rubber around the rear hatch opening, you can pull down the headliner a bit and then see the cable. If I remember correct it is purple/white but please double check.
- you are right, I mean the rear seats. The harness goes in the car from the front to the rear on the right side and leaves the car an both sides for the taillights.

You can find the colorcodes at http://connectors.dcctools.com/results.htm just put your connector for the taillight in and it gives you the codes for all wires going into just pick the one you need.

I hope that helps

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Re: Euro specifications?

Hello all,
Thanks so much Suther for your assistance. I just wanted to give some feedback after my Jeep at last has amber rear turnlights.

I bought a blinker splitter (Blinker Splitter version 4 (powered) USA to EU | Customtronix). I found almost all cables;
- The left ones was really easy as there is a connector inside, right below the amplifier behind the left rear wheel (behind the plastics).
- The mid-brake-light is white-purple (as Suther mentioned) and goes on the right-side harness behind all plastics there.

The problem for me was that I did *not* find the rear right cables and I eventually gave up after spending most nights during one week thinkning I was blind. I ended up asking a garage fixing it and the eventually did. Here are some hints for the next guy wanting to do this:
- They did not either find the harness and did all wiring from the turnlights outside,
* i.e. wired from the actual lamps down below the ca
* drilled a hole to get the calbling inside and
* placed the blinker splitter close to the amplifier.

- The signal to the turnlights turns out to be a 90Hz signal, which the box did not find to be DC, so they needed to put relays to fix that.

- They did one mistake; you need to feed the box with a 12V cable not activated by the ignition power, but directly from the battery; this to make the hazard lights to work.
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