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Old 01-08-2011, 05:03 PM
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I was just looking for and wondering what would be the way to hook up my set of Halo's on my 05... I was kind of hoping to hook it up if possible to run as my marker lights, but I'm not sure if that will affect my turn signals as well then or not? If I do do it that way, then I was also thinking I would hook up a separate 12v relay source so that I could switch power from an alternative source if the truck was off or I didn't want to leave the marker lights on. Any ideas would be great. Then I'll be able to leave my feedback and some pictures.

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My headlights have the halo's and LEDs', I hooked mine up to a direct power (ignition) source so that as soon as the truck is started the halo and leds' come on. This way you would not have any worries about affecting the turn signals or anything else. Here is what it looks like once the ignition is on.

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I've wired mine directly into the headlight line, so they're on when my headlights are on. I run with headlights on all the time rather then having the DRLs running.
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We ran ours on a seperate toggle switch as ours are colored and illegal in some states. It gives us the versatility as to when we want the in operating position.

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My headlights have the halo's and LEDs', I hooked mine up to a direct power (ignition) source so that as soon as the truck is started the halo and leds' come on. This way you would not have any worries about affecting the turn signals or anything else. Here is what it looks like once the ignition is on.

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Thanks for the responses everyone.. I am curious if your running lights still come on with the way you have yours set up, or they are always on like what you have in your picture? That is how I would want mine to be, although I have a red/white combo, and am not sure it would be totally legal... I still have yet to test them out
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Do you have CCFL or LED separates, like AAC sells, or an all in one assembly like pictured?
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Do you have CCFL or LED separates, like AAC sells, or an all in one assembly like pictured?
I have the AAC ones... I believe they were what they call their bling ringz
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Gotcha, have you considered hooking it up to a multifunction remote system fused off the battery?
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As in the one that AAC sells and has on sale for $49.99? I thought about it, but am not sure if I would like that setup.
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My halos' and LEDs' stay on all the time, they are wired directly to an ignition source (lighter power), When I put the truck into gear the DRLs come on as well.
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