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Unread 03-06-2011, 05:48 PM   #16
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I figured it was a cover cap as well, I just can't seem to get it off. Should I just cut that cap off?

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Unread 03-06-2011, 06:13 PM   #17
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i remember it being tough, but i think i use channel locks and pulled on it while I lifted the tab up. It'll pull off, takes some effort though. If you find that youre plug ends on the truck dont match up then you'll be cutting em off anyways.
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Unread 03-06-2011, 06:23 PM   #18
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well behind that cap is a black plug. And the ones on the lights are gray..I guess that means the guy I bought them off of sent me the wrong ones. . .
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Unread 03-06-2011, 06:32 PM   #19
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well, I cant remember the colors on mine, may have been like youres. But I know for sure that they were different plug styles. I took mine off a Jeep in the junkyard, and the plugs did not match up to mine either.
I would just cut the plugs off , the ones on the Jeep and the ones on the fogs, use a butt connector and slip some heat shrink over the wires ( make sure you slip the heat shrink over first, and make sure the heat shrink will fit over the butt connector as well) Then you will have youre connection, as good as any waterproof install gets. If you need to change out the bulbs in the future then drop the light and do it, you'll have to remove them anyway to do so, you'll just not have plugs anymore. Who cares about plugs on something like that.
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Unread 05-29-2011, 10:59 PM   #20
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i know this is an old thread but is there anyway of adding these lights to the stock harness on a seperate switch?
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Unread 06-27-2011, 11:08 PM   #21
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i know this is a old thread but thinking of doing fog lights to my zj. basically all i need is a relay, fog light, bracket, pig tail, and the switch to run them?? i checked the distribution center under the hood and there is a 20 amp fuse there do i need to upgrade it to a 30 amp or leave it at 20?
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Unread 06-27-2011, 11:18 PM   #22
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Also thinking of adding factory fogs to my 95 ZJ...I know supposedly with pre 96 ZJs the fog light connector should be on the passenger side as just one plug that needs a Y adapter to split into two connections for the lights. Now I have yet to find this...where exactly is it? Also, I found two connections plugged into some little black box bolted to metal on each side..what the heck are these??
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Unread 06-27-2011, 11:37 PM   #23
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i know this is a old thread but thinking of doing fog lights to my zj. basically all i need is a relay, fog light, bracket, pig tail, and the switch to run them?? i checked the distribution center under the hood and there is a 20 amp fuse there do i need to upgrade it to a 30 amp or leave it at 20?
Mines a 20 aswell, and ive been wondering the same thing, i mounted my fog lights but i still need to wire them, its complicated for me
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Unread 06-27-2011, 11:46 PM   #24
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what relay are you running? i dont know which one it is. i was also wondering that if the harnesses dont fit can you just cut them and splice the wires together? and the fog light switch in the dashboard how do you set that up
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Unread 06-27-2011, 11:51 PM   #25
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if you want to use the factory harness you need a factory headlight/dimmer switch with foglight selection...as easy as that.
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Unread 06-27-2011, 11:56 PM   #26
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is there any wiring to it or what do i do to install the switch
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Unread 06-28-2011, 12:01 AM   #27
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same plug as the basic switch, all you have to do is take the old one out and put the new one in
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Unread 06-28-2011, 12:06 AM   #28
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thats it? hmm ok this should be easy besides the harness part. what relay is it that you have to run?
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Unread 06-28-2011, 12:08 AM   #29
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I haven't got that far yet lol. I'm going to the JY sometime this week to get the mounting brackets and all the wiring I need and that relay from a 95 so i know it works lol.
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Unread 06-28-2011, 12:11 AM   #30
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lol im prob gonna go pick everything up at the jy either this week or next week. lamps, brackets, pigtails, relay, switch and get it over with
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