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Old 11-25-2017, 12:36 PM   #1
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head light wiring

I am going to up the wire size and install relays to get more volts to the head lamps.

Where and how should I tap the high and low beam wires?

I saw some of the harness makers had a plug or 2 to attach to the existing harness. I can not find those local so I may look for one in the pick and pull. Or maybe I should just cut, solder, and heat shrink?
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Old 11-25-2017, 03:03 PM   #2
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Re: head light wiring

I would just cut spice n solder. I had the kit, was nice, but had a stupid diode and if it burns out then no lights.
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Old 12-02-2017, 11:09 PM   #3
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Re: head light wiring

try this? http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/cd/full.aspx?Page=64
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Old 12-03-2017, 10:37 PM   #4
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That one is for the single headlight trucks. Mine is 2 lamps in the composite style. 9006 and 9005 lamps.
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Old 12-04-2017, 10:15 AM   #5
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Re: head light wiring

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I am going to up the wire size and install relays to get more volts to the head lamps.
What voltage are you getting to the headlights now?
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Old 12-04-2017, 11:04 PM   #6
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Re: head light wiring

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That one is for the single headlight trucks. Mine is 2 lamps in the composite style. 9006 and 9005 lamps.
Sorry I didn't do a comprehensive search for you. I did get you to a place where they do have the proper kit if you looked;
http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/cd/full.aspx?Page=68

I believe you'll want option C.

So related to this thread, I'm wanting to install Halogen bulbs in my composite housings, will I need to upgrade the wiring like 7echo?
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Old 12-10-2017, 09:45 AM   #7
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What voltage are you getting to the headlights now?
You know, I have not checked and should. I do know that they seem too dim. From reading it seems like a lot of guys have this complaint so I was just going to do the relay and larger gauge wire.
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Old 12-10-2017, 09:53 AM   #8
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Sorry I didn't do a comprehensive search for you. I did get you to a place where they do have the proper kit if you looked;
http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/cd/full.aspx?Page=68

I believe you'll want option C.

So related to this thread, I'm wanting to install Halogen bulbs in my composite housings, will I need to upgrade the wiring like 7echo?
My fault!
I did look. But, I looked at the image and saw the wrong connectors and moved on. If I had READ the actual description I would have seen they had the correct one for my truck.
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