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ARRRGH!!! More light help

OK.. I bought the small Optronics light kit that most have pushed.. I added small corner braces off of the headlight allen mounts and they look great.. just think centered between the HL and turn signals and horns
My problem is in wiring.. i thought the acc leads in the HL bucket were 'hot' with ignition..which is what i want. I would rather have the extra lights always on.. BUT NO!!!! these wires are just on all the time.. so i need a switch

But is there any way to splice or plug these wires in so they will just be on with ignition??

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But is there any way to splice or plug these wires in so they will just be on with ignition??

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Yuuuuup. Install a 30amp relay with the spare wires and splice into the running lights to control the relay.

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Heres a drawing that explains it perfectly:


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ok.. still lost but lemme see if i got this right

with pin 87 i use the power lead that came with the switch and go to the POS on the battery

pin 86.. does that go to the NEG on the batt or what do i connect it to??

30 is the positive wires from the lights.. i guess i have to Y-connect them together and then have one wire to the relay

85..heres where i'm stuck.. do i cut one of the parking light wires and splice in a new wire that then connects to this pin??

i assume that each cable trunking going to the turn signals has 4 wires?? pos and neg for parking lights and turn signal...right??

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I think all your questions were answered in this thread:
https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21283

That YOU started. Along with a pretty clear statement saying the accessory leads were "always hot"...and that you'd need a switch...

Not sure why you needed to start another thread on the same subject...

Feel free to make fun of me for pointing this out....




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pin 87 to hot accessory lead wire.. its 10 amp fused already
pin 86 to accessory lead ground wire
the rest of it is just as TheDuce showed. its real simple... should take about 15 seconds to wire wire it all up...
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will this work

i drew this up.. will this work to have the lights on with ignition

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listen.. i know im and idiot.. but ive got more wires than i know what to do with.. i want to do this without as much going back to the battery.. i already have my battery tender pigtail and some accent lights there already

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There should be 2 acessary hot wires Fused allready inside the headlamp case!

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right.. there are 2 double-bullet connectors there.. one pos and one neg

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