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How to run DRL ONLY on the Anzo / Eagle Eye Halogen Headlights

This is a DIY for those who want to run the DRL LED Strip only on the Anzo / Eagle Eye halogen headlights. There may be other ways to do this, but this is the way I did it, and I feel like it came out great.

Also, a shout out to rt66er for this tip.

Things you need

DRL Controller:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ilpage_o01_s00

18-22AWG Butt Splice

Amazon.com: JEGS Performance Products 10742 Butt Splice Connectors: Car Electronics

2-Pin Male / Female Plug

Note: ABOVE DRL CONTROLLER COMES WITH PLUGS

Amazon.com: Leegoal 5 Kit 2 Pin Way Car Waterproof Electrical Connector Plug with Wire AWG Marine (Black with black and red cables): Car Electronics

Wire Cutter

Wire Stripper

High Temp Electric Tape

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First, take a look at the back and you will see a salmon colored plug.



Twist and pull out, and you will see 4 colored wires, Black / White / Red/ Blue




You want to cut the White and Red wires.



I used a nail clipper, because I'm lazy and that was the closest tool in reach while I was doing this.


Then, you will see a black rubber "elbow" which is the vacuum. This, you just pull out easily. Underneath the rubber elbow is the hole where you will be feeding the cut wires through




Here are the wires cut



Feed the two wires underneath and up. Use a tweezer to pull it out as this helps.



Feed the wires again through the rubber elbow



Reattach the rubber elbow over the hole




Now comes the wiring part

You will need this wire cutting tool, and a pack of 18 to 22 AWG butt splice, preferrably the one where you can shrink with a torch or source of heat.




Please look up how to attach a butt splice. It is fairly self explanatory so I won't go over it here.


This is what it should look like



This is the plugs



Then I torched the ends to shrink it




This is the MALE plugs attached. You can choose to do either male or female.. it doesn't matter.

Note Again: You can use the plugs that came with the DRL controller.

MAKE SURE YOU ATTACH RED (positive) TO RED (positive) AND BLACK (ground) TO BLACK (ground) ( White is also ground in the case of the headlights)



I wrapped in high temp electric tape to make sure it wont move and give it extra protection




____________________________________

Then, you will see the DRL controller that comes in a pair of plugs for each side of headlights.

See the diagram provided on the Amazon site:



The DRL Controller has a white and yellow wire also attached. Disregard these. You can cut them off too if you want.

You can use the plugs that came with the DRL controller, or if you want to use your preferred plug, you can cut the plugs on those and splice and attach the female plugs onto each side.


Install the headlights onto car.


Then the rest is self explanatory, where you wire the DRL controller to the positive and negative terminal under the hood.

Then you simply plug everything together.



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Good work man
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Good work man

Thanks Todd!
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I like the detail - that DRL box is brilliant!
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Nice work and write up. Looks nice
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Re: How to run DRL ONLY on the Anzo / Eagle Eye Halogen Headlights

This is a great write up and the finish looks awesome with just the DRL's on. I've made a complete attempt not to cut into wires for my mods in order to preserve OEM and to eliminate FCA saying I caused a problem if one to arise and I needed service.

But.....this looks brilliant and I am now on the fence.



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Re: How to run DRL ONLY on the Anzo / Eagle Eye Halogen Headlights

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This is a DIY for those who want to run the DRL LED Strip only on the Anzo / Eagle Eye halogen headlights. There may be other ways to do this, but this is the way I did it, and I feel like it came out great.

Also, a shout out to rt66er for this tip.

Things you need

DRL Controller:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ilpage_o01_s00

18-22AWG Butt Splice

Amazon.com: JEGS Performance Products 10742 Butt Splice Connectors: Car Electronics

2-Pin Male / Female Plug

Note: ABOVE DRL CONTROLLER COMES WITH PLUGS

Amazon.com: Leegoal 5 Kit 2 Pin Way Car Waterproof Electrical Connector Plug with Wire AWG Marine (Black with black and red cables): Car Electronics

Wire Cutter

Wire Stripper

High Temp Electric Tape

________________________________


First, take a look at the back and you will see a salmon colored plug.



Twist and pull out, and you will see 4 colored wires, Black / White / Red/ Blue




You want to cut the White and Red wires.



I used a nail clipper, because I'm lazy and that was the closest tool in reach while I was doing this.


Then, you will see a black rubber "elbow" which is the vacuum. This, you just pull out easily. Underneath the rubber elbow is the hole where you will be feeding the cut wires through




Here are the wires cut



Feed the two wires underneath and up. Use a tweezer to pull it out as this helps.



Feed the wires again through the rubber elbow



Reattach the rubber elbow over the hole




Now comes the wiring part

You will need this wire cutting tool, and a pack of 18 to 22 AWG butt splice, preferrably the one where you can shrink with a torch or source of heat.




Please look up how to attach a butt splice. It is fairly self explanatory so I won't go over it here.


This is what it should look like



This is the plugs



Then I torched the ends to shrink it




This is the MALE plugs attached. You can choose to do either male or female.. it doesn't matter.

Note Again: You can use the plugs that came with the DRL controller.

MAKE SURE YOU ATTACH RED (positive) TO RED (positive) AND BLACK (ground) TO BLACK (ground) ( White is also ground in the case of the headlights)



I wrapped in high temp electric tape to make sure it wont move and give it extra protection




____________________________________

Then, you will see the DRL controller that comes in a pair of plugs for each side of headlights.

See the diagram provided on the Amazon site:



The DRL Controller has a white and yellow wire also attached. Disregard these. You can cut them off too if you want.

You can use the plugs that came with the DRL controller, or if you want to use your preferred plug, you can cut the plugs on those and splice and attach the female plugs onto each side.


Install the headlights onto car.


Then the rest is self explanatory, where you wire the DRL controller to the positive and negative terminal under the hood.

Then you simply plug everything together.


Will this work with switching to the DDM HID kit as well?
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Re: How to run DRL ONLY on the Anzo / Eagle Eye Halogen Headlights

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Will this work with switching to the DDM HID kit as well?
Did you really have to quote and repost every picture? Haha if you switch to the hid kid you'll just need to run a relay harness with an inline capacitor setup to keep it from flickering.
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Re: How to run DRL ONLY on the Anzo / Eagle Eye Halogen Headlights

what benefit does the DRL box have over say just wiring them to ignition hot source?
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I just did this set up with the drl box, but now the led ring will not shut off even when car is locked and off... Please help!!! what can I do???


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what benefit does the DRL box have over say just wiring them to ignition hot source?
There is a wire for strobe feature & also for drop out with turn signal, but mostly strobe
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Re: How to run DRL ONLY on the Anzo / Eagle Eye Halogen Headlights

Thanks for the how-to arkitectonix!
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