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      11-09-2012, 10:34 PM   #45
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alvitdk: Assuming you wanted to run the CCFL Halos regardless of whether the lights were on or off, which ignition source might be used?
I connected it to the daylight running light and coded the DRL to be on all the time, thats the only possibility short of a relay from the cars ignition.
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I connected it to the daylight running light and coded the DRL to be on all the time, thats the only possibility short of a relay from the cars ignition.
The only problem with that, of course, is that the headlights + parking lights (as we call them) are on all the time. I wouldn't mind this solution, if only the parking lights were on (not headlights), as they too are a LEDs.

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The only problem with that, of course, is that the headlights + parking lights (as we call them) are on all the time. I wouldn't mind this solution, if only the parking lights were on (not headlights), as they too are a LEDs.

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True, my headlights are not functioning as DRL though. I have to see what I did in the coding, but I cut a wire and connected it to the LEDs instead, which are now functioning as DRL and are on all the time.
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True, my headlights are not functioning as DRL though. I have to see what I did in the coding, but I cut a wire and connected it to the LEDs instead, which are now functioning as DRL and are on all the time.
That's exactly what I want to do. If you can think of which wire you cut, that would be good. Certainly simpler than running a wire from the cigarette lighter in the fuse box. It didn't occur to me that a separate wire would be involved for DRL. I thought that was just in the CANBUS system coding.
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That's exactly what I want to do. If you can think of which wire you cut, that would be good. Certainly simpler than running a wire from the cigarette lighter in the fuse box. It didn't occur to me that a separate wire would be involved for DRL. I thought that was just in the CANBUS system coding.
I am traveling right now through Asia, but will be back home by next Sunday and take a look.
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I am traveling right now through Asia, but will be back home by next Sunday and take a look.
Much appreciated. Enjoy the trip! I am just back from Europe and brought back goodies. I guess you will too.
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Much appreciated. Enjoy the trip! I am just back from Europe and brought back goodies. I guess you will too.
No problem, actually it's one of my 4 times/Year trip to Asia, not much to bring back anymore

If you do your own coding, I can also send you a copy of my modules if it helps. I never wrote down exactly what lines I changed and don't remember all, but it might help you to see what was changed.
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No problem, actually it's one of my 4 times/Year trip to Asia, not much to bring back anymore

If you do your own coding, I can also send you a copy of my modules if it helps. I never wrote down exactly what lines I changed and don't remember all, but it might help you to see what was changed.
Sadly, I don't do my own coding. Wouldn't know where to start (and finish).
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alvitdk: I finally had mine installed. No, they are not Spyder, as they do not make RHD projector headlights. See http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=771322 They are made for Mars Performance of Melbourne ... in Taiwan.

Thanks for all your advice.
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Awesome job! Can you tell us where you mounted the ballasts for the HIDs? Did you need to use the mounting brackets and drill any holes for them?
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