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Angel Eyes, DDEs, lighted rings, Clear Turn Signals, LEDs, Xenon, HID, or Bi-Xenon. If it lights up and you want to discuss it, post here!

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Old 12-19-2007, 08:15 PM   #1
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Another angel eye issue thread. . .

Weird things. Mine are wired to my corner lights. Then corner light delete was done. And wired into my interior lights for fade in/out.

1st. This morning with the corner lights on only the driver side would work.

2nd. Then the fade in/out only would work on the passenger side.

3rd. Later all but one of the rings lit up. But it lit up part way not full effect.

Lastly, With the angel eyes wired to the corners, even when they are working great, light up fairly well. But when I hit my turn signal they light up much brighter. I remeber reading somewhere that more power pushes to the corner when the turn signal is hit. What other wire would have the same or more power as an active turn signal. The ECU?

TIA for any sort of help.

BTW my sig pic is during the day so what do you think of the brightness in that pic?
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Standard Predator Chromium wiring is not designed for parking lights - they are only 6V.
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what volt are angel eyes supposed to be wired to. And which wire?
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Old 12-20-2007, 07:51 AM   #4
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I don't understand why you would wire them to the parking lights?

anyways


there is a wire in the ECU that you have to tap
works absolutely perfect for me.....

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they need 12V.
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Old 12-20-2007, 09:25 AM   #6
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I wired them to the parking lights so I would have a switch already in the car. I have read many people do this. I dont want them on all the time (ECU).


Where can I find a 12V source?
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So i have been researching. . . . .I can tap into the rear parking light (purple wire. Either directly in the tail light assembly or in the LCM. Right? This would give me 12v? Can I leave my AE grounded to the front parking lights?

Please help. . . .
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Ground is the same regardless, but 12V is better from the Tail.
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Old 12-21-2007, 01:18 PM   #9
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Ok. . . I wired the AE to my Rear Parking light. They come, I think they look brighter than before. they worked fine for a few then they started flickering. I let them warm up and no help.

BTW One of my front turn signals bulbs is out, could that cause it. TIA>
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what wire would you tap into near the ecu or is there a better way
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