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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

Cheers mate thats a neat concept. I thought you meant purely on off from 12v supply with your remote switch.

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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

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Cheers mate thats a neat concept. I thought you meant purely on off from 12v supply with your remote switch.
Nope. It's real simple to do too. This is the exact same 12v wireless remote I have on mine.
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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

Interesting i would never had thought of using it this way. Pretty much turn it on and throw the remote in the glovebox.
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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

Here in WA it's a legal requirement to have a switch that's accessible to the driver. I have no issues running wire into the cabin for the switch, but will have to visit Jaycar first for the extra ~4m of wire required.


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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

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Easiest would be to use a fuse tap like a Narva "Add A Circuit" under the high beam fuse. Plug and play, and totally reversible. Second easiest to tap on to the wiring behind the headlight. Third easiest is to tap into the wiring under the fuse box, which would be how I'd probably do it. It'd be likely that there's a suitable "high amp" feed under there for the relay switched lightbar power too.

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Hi Steve,
I have a 2013 WK2 3.0crd. It has HID's fitted. Ive looked for the high beam fuse but it doesn't seem to have one. We have to have it only with high beam in Vic.
I also was unable to find the power in for the HID.
Can you shed any light (excuse the pun)

I would like to piggy back off the fuse if possible .

Thanks in advance

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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

John the "Add-a-Fuse" option is dead in the water as there isn't one available in the tiny size of the Jeep's fuses. I believe that NicJac was successful identifying an appropriate trigger wire at the headlight? Under the fusebox would be my preference still... you might have to look for a lighting relay, though I'd be surprised if there wasn't a separate fuse.

Next time I have the car out of the garage I'll have a look for you, unless someone has a direct answer for you first.

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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

Thanks Steve,
Ive spent half the afternoon looking. The closest I came was with the round plug in (no idea what it is ) in the back of the light unit medial to the hid.

I'll persevere over the next day or so.

I'll be interested in what you find

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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

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Thanks Steve,
Ive spent half the afternoon looking. The closest I came was with the round plug in (no idea what it is ) in the back of the light unit medial to the hid.

I'll persevere over the next day or so.

I'll be interested in what you find

Cheers
John

I am not sure if you are looking for the high beam trigger but I posted in this thread previously. It will power the relay. I chose to add another fuse and relay from the fuse box for the high current source.

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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

Hi Mozzy, thanks I had seen that post. I can't locate that plug. Mine has HID lights so does that change the plug type?

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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

Sorry, just noticed that you have a MY13. Unsure if this is the same setup. Maybe someone with a MY13 can check ?

Also check this post for the MY12:

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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

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Hi Mozzy, thanks I had seen that post. I can't locate that plug. Mine has HID lights so does that change the plug type?

cheers

John
Hi John.

Took my feed (MY14 model) to the relay from the light connector in front of the air box (need to remove the air box)(green and white wire from memory).

Works fine and the spotties are high beam only.

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Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

Mate there is no fuse wirh hid lights you need to tap into the rh headlight plug i did identify it somewhere in a thread.
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