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Old 11-19-2011, 12:34 PM
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So now that I have found a local supplier of good quality HID kits I'm thinking of finally doing my hi beams as well. Only question I have is how to get around the low voltage signal on the Daytime running lights.

I know the circuit will have to be done with a relay and simply eliminating DRL's will get me a ticket as it's law up here in the frozen north. Couple of questions come to mind.
Being as the DRL is a reduced voltage, will this voltage be enough to open the relay? What is the minimum voltage requirement to open the relay?
Will I get a bulb out or flickering problem?

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I have read if you hook the relay to your high beam wire it will work but have not tried it. looking forward to hearing your progress.
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drive around with your lows on and you wont need drls....
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retro solutions apparently have a solution for low voltrage occurances so check them out....thats where im gonna go to get my new ones and also a set for the jeep
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There are many choices in relays. You can get one that will switch a 600amp service on with a 3.5v battery if you want. Its all about choosing the right one. Measure the voltage on the lows and go from there. surely someone has done it already.
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