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Old 04-06-2012, 12:16 PM
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need how to schematic for adding relays to headlights

hi i have a 1972 Riviera that i've added the newer headlights to. the headlights when on high beam flash so i would like to add 2 relays one to the low beams and one to the high beams i need a how to and schematic to show me how to do this thanks
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See attached for relay controlled headlights.

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adding headlight relays

thanks looks rather easy i'll give it a try
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I'm curious as to why are you adding relays to the headlights?
I would think that new headlights draw less amps than the old style.

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adding relays

my headlights flash off and on on high beam and everything i've read the newer style headlights xeon draw 2 to 3 times more and the easiest and safest fix is to add relays so thats what i will do with help from sites like this
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I used this relay.

Go to summit racing website, and enter KC3300 in the search box. It has two pin 87 terminals, so you can avoid making a "Y" splice in the wire going to the headlights
I wired it like this.


I got a relay box out of a late model car at a junkyard, and put the relays and new fuses in it.
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Thanks Danielc i'll give it a try
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