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Hey guys, I managed to install my Recon Projectors over the weekend. I've been looking for a black honeycomb grille for some time without much luck, so I turned to my good friend plasti-dip. Let me know what you guys think.

As for the install, it was fairly easy. I just have one question though. For the Halo's and LED's, what wires was I supposed to jump off? I jumped off of the headlight wire harness and the LED's and Halo's are only on at night with the headlights, obviously. I did some reseach and according the Recon instructions it says to connect to the Parking lights? So my question is should I do this, and if I do when with the lights be on?

Or by parking lights do they mean Daylight running lights? Is it only possible to have the LEDs and Halos either on during the day - or at night. Or can I have them on both during the day and at night.

Thanks for the help and let me know what would look best at night, during the day, or both. As I don't really know, this is my first time installing these kind of lights.

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After before painting grille


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Here's some more pics of the install. In the first picture, I took power from the powere wire going into the green harness for the LED's and Halos. What i dont understand is that wire harness seems to be powering the Lows and the daytime running lights, correct me if I'm wrong but both are connected into there. ???





New Headlight assembly - Preping Halo and Led wires


I hooked up all the positive wires together and all of the grounds together then jumped off of the headlights.


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Beautiful truck and nice mods.
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Thanks a lot Niko Hopefully someone can answer my question though, I would love to get this done today/tomorrow.
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Here's a picture comparing the two lights, although it's not the best pic you can see the difference.

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That looks great. I especially like the plasti dip grill. Been thinking of doing that with my grill bc the black paint is always getting chips from road debris.
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I'm definitely happy with how the grille turned out. The clips holding it in were a bit stuborn but ones they came out it was smooth sailing. I know what you mean about the chips I have one too. I put 3 good coats on and it's looking good.
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Ya i used the parking light wires not the green harness that way the leds only come on when your parking lights are on or your headlights are on.As far as daytime running lights its a setting on your headlight switch i never use it myself it turns your headlights on when it gets dark rather do it myself. If you splice into the parking light you can choose either to use headlights and led's or just led's.I have hid's in my fogs to so i usually drive around with just the fogs and the parking lights(with led's)
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I'm trying to remember everything that was there when i had it apart. So I jump off of the wires that are in my hand in that picture leading to the orange bulb, my parking light? Won't I need those on if I want my LEDs and halos on?
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Okay I see what you're saying now. But as far as being able to select LEDs and headlights or just LEDs. If I select headlights won't the parking lights and LEDs go out. I don't see how I could have both the headlights and LEDs?
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