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post #2416 of 15859 Old 01-11-2012, 04:37 PM
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he doesn't need a relay harness, i have the same kit as him and never needed one. if his was a 55w kit maybe but 35w HIDs for fogs shouldn't need one.

here's a pic of what it 6k lows and 3k fogs look like...
Looks freakin sweet rob. I think I am going to use a relay though.


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post #2417 of 15859 Old 01-11-2012, 04:37 PM
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post #2418 of 15859 Old 01-11-2012, 05:27 PM
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if any of you guys get the chance can you check out my electrical problem thread? my starter isn't engaging the flywheel properly and makes a horrible grinding noise when my headlights and fogs are all on...i think it's an electrical issue: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f20/a...stion-1313158/

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painted my rear step with bed liner ... 4 coats ... 4 hours ago and its still wet!

ive been driving around with half a bumper ... just brought the piece inside hoping it will dry soon
What are the temps up there in NY. Without sunshine or moderate temps I would imagine the drying would be the same if you kept the piece inside.
4 hours seems long though.

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post #2420 of 15859 Old 01-11-2012, 05:39 PM
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we were around 40 today, they were outside for most of the day ... (my dad has copd and asthma and just got out of the hospital with double pneumonia, so i didnt want any smell inside) ...

i brought them in about an hour ago and theyre just about dry.. a couple wet spots here and there..

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Where you at in NY matty? I'm on my phone and it doesn't tell me. I'm way upstate near the border. It only got to about 25 today lol

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Where you at in NY matty? I'm on my phone and it doesn't tell me. I'm way upstate near the border. It only got to about 25 today lol
yeah man, im on long island, my cousin lives way up in hornell dont know if thats near you lol

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we were around 40 today, they were outside for most of the day ... (my dad has copd and asthma and just got out of the hospital with double pneumonia, so i didnt want any smell inside) ...

i brought them in about an hour ago and theyre just about dry.. a couple wet spots here and there..
Man, that's rough news about your dad - recovery goin okay?

How's the finish on the step pad lookin?

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post #2424 of 15859 Old 01-11-2012, 05:59 PM
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Man, that's rough news about your dad - recovery goin okay?

How's the finish on the step pad lookin?
ehh recoverys slow, but he was a smoker for 45 years so it took its toll on him .. they have him on oxygen 24/7 they have a nurse come to the house once a day to check his vitals and make sure hes not getting any worse... as long as i still have my dad thats all i care about lol it could have been alot worse so ill take the slow recovery, thanks for asking

the finish looks really good ill take some pics tomorrow and share

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So - in addition to putting the mileage XS tuning to the WK and watchin the wife drive off to work in it - I ordered some stuff for it. Went through the parts dept. at a local dealer and the stuff is coming from the St. Louis side of MO. Guy said it should be ready for pick-up tomorrow morning.

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My jeep is quiet again! Just put on my Gibson cat-back (thanks kolak) I had a flowmaster muffler dumped. It sounded good but all the interior rattles was driving me crazy. EVERYTHING rattle and you would think music would cure them but when I turned it up the door panels would rattle haha. So the Gibson cure the rattles plus I can hear the AFE once again.
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yeah man, im on long island, my cousin lives way up in hornell dont know if thats near you lol
Hahah I'm probably like 5 hours north of there.

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Looks freakin sweet rob. I think I am going to use a relay though.
thanks. hope you get yours worked out soon!

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post #2430 of 15859 Old 01-12-2012, 08:04 AM
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You should always use a relay. Just because something works doesn't mean it's right. I see people do their own wiring all the time. They think because it works they did a great job. Half the time they're lucky they didn't burn their houses down.

For some people they work fine with out the relay. Others have issues(fried wires or non-functioning ballasts). I never heard of someone having an issue who did it right though.

It's common to get a strobe effect or a ballast that won't fire at all without the relay. Typically it's the passenger side since that's the one furthest from the power source. (slight voltage drop due to the small gauge factory wiring).
i don't claim to be any type of professional since im not an electrician but i have worked with wiring since i was a kid and ive don't a lot of wiring in homes (none of which have caught on fire or burned down). anyways there are more people running 35w hid kits without harnesses (that i've seen) with no problems, im not saying that it wont work but i think his issues are beyond a harness. on the other hand (being that they are only $15) it's probably worth a shot...

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