Hooking up Delta Bumper Fog Light Upgrades - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > JK Wrangler Technical Forum > Hooking up Delta Bumper Fog Light Upgrades

JK Front 3 Link Prototype - Clayton Off RoadDon't forget the Jeep Forum discount, 10% off!Ruffstuff Axle Simple Swap Kit!

Reply
Unread 09-27-2013, 06:41 PM   #1
DeVo24
Registered User
2008 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 179
Hooking up Delta Bumper Fog Light Upgrades

I posted last week about my fog light housings melting. I bought the Delta Xenon upgrade kit since I liked my headlight upgrades, it seemed like a safe bet. My problem now is the switch. I really don't want another switch until I start adding lights. I found some old posts that said I could wire up the harness and run my stock hot wire to the relay and continue using the factory switch instead of the delta switch. It sounds perfect in theory but all the posts were old so I was wondering if there was a problem found with doing this or it's just that much of a no brainer? I do it but I hate working on electric and usually keep it simple when I do. I'm putting them in tomorrow so any quick feedback is appreciated.

DeVo24 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 09-27-2013, 09:53 PM   #2
Filthy-Beast
Registered User
2006 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Palatine, IL
Posts: 2,334
No problem and is a good way to wire it. Power from the battery to the relay and then to the fogs. Negative from battery to fogs. Old hot wire to the fogs run to the control pin on the relay post 30 IIRC. solder the connections and use dielectric grease on all connections especially the fog harness
__________________
[B][URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/beast-2-build-13-jkur-1460311/"]13 JKUR Build thread[/URL][/B]

[COLOR="red"][B]For Sale:[/B][/COLOR] [URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f129/jk-4dr-black-painted-hard-top-1000-a-1541186/"][COLOR="Blue"]2013 4dr JK Painted black Hard Top[/COLOR][/URL] [URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f127/jkur-18-59-springs-shocks-1557427/"][COLOR="Purple"]JKUR 18/59 springs and shocks[/COLOR][/URL]

[SIZE="1"][B]97 TJ:[/B] daughter 1 - 2.5L, Auto, 2" BB, 31" GY Duratrac
[B]98 TJ:[/B] Daugher 2 - 4.0L, 5spd, D44 rear
[B]06 LJ Rubicon:[/B] mine - Rokmen full up-armor, 8 adjustable CAs, front bumper, sliders, corners, Shrockworks rear bumper, 3" AEV/BDS lift, Currie HD stearing and Antirock, MT/r - k 35x12.5, SuperWinch, MC Overlines, York OBA
[B]13 JKU Rubicon:[/B] Wife's for now, Ace Rock rails & rear bumper tire carrier, Truck Lites, MC Game changer 3.5 lift, RR skids, PSC Brawler front bumper, Warn 9.5cti-s, 35" GY MTRs[/SIZE]
Filthy-Beast is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 09-28-2013, 08:05 AM   #3
DeVo24
Registered User
2008 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 179
Thanks dude!
DeVo24 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 09-28-2013, 01:42 PM   #4
DeVo24
Registered User
2008 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 179
One more question for the sake of simplicity can I use the factory ground wires to ground the new lights? I'll use them if I can or take them out all together.
DeVo24 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 09-28-2013, 01:48 PM   #5
Filthy-Beast
Registered User
2006 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Palatine, IL
Posts: 2,334
It's better to run directly to battery.
__________________
[B][URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/beast-2-build-13-jkur-1460311/"]13 JKUR Build thread[/URL][/B]

[COLOR="red"][B]For Sale:[/B][/COLOR] [URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f129/jk-4dr-black-painted-hard-top-1000-a-1541186/"][COLOR="Blue"]2013 4dr JK Painted black Hard Top[/COLOR][/URL] [URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f127/jkur-18-59-springs-shocks-1557427/"][COLOR="Purple"]JKUR 18/59 springs and shocks[/COLOR][/URL]

[SIZE="1"][B]97 TJ:[/B] daughter 1 - 2.5L, Auto, 2" BB, 31" GY Duratrac
[B]98 TJ:[/B] Daugher 2 - 4.0L, 5spd, D44 rear
[B]06 LJ Rubicon:[/B] mine - Rokmen full up-armor, 8 adjustable CAs, front bumper, sliders, corners, Shrockworks rear bumper, 3" AEV/BDS lift, Currie HD stearing and Antirock, MT/r - k 35x12.5, SuperWinch, MC Overlines, York OBA
[B]13 JKU Rubicon:[/B] Wife's for now, Ace Rock rails & rear bumper tire carrier, Truck Lites, MC Game changer 3.5 lift, RR skids, PSC Brawler front bumper, Warn 9.5cti-s, 35" GY MTRs[/SIZE]
Filthy-Beast is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.