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hi all, we are having probs trying to install these in the front, we got them to work BUT we cant seem to see what wire makes them stay on as driving lights? its 8:30 pm central, we will be here for hours. Reverse the charges if necessary.
 

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we got them to work BUT we cant seem to see what wire makes them stay on as driving lights?
you can't. stock lights have 3 wires. different voltage for blinking and running + ground. if i remember correctly, the stock bulbs actually have 2 different filaments. LEDs only use 2 wires. now, that's not to say you can't vary an LED's intensity, you can. it just needs to be done through a seperate relay, or some homemade circuit to use both stock leads.
 

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you can't. stock lights have 3 wires. different voltage for blinking and running + ground. if i remember correctly, the stock bulbs actually have 2 different filaments. LEDs only use 2 wires. now, that's not to say you can't vary an LED's intensity, you can. it just needs to be done through a seperate relay, or some homemade circuit to use both stock leads.
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thought about it a bit more, and people probably make LED lights with that circuit built in. does your LED light have 3 wires or just 2? if it's 2, you can't. if it's 3, it was designed for running light operation, and you just need to figure out which is which. if it has 3 and is not working, it's probably because of the different current draw (LED's use much less current than typical bulbs).
 

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Thanks for the response guys, Mother Nature decided to intervene on our behalf and it started to pour ans since Doug has no garage we postponed the final install until later today. thanks all! :bigthumbsup:
 
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