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Old 12-07-2012, 04:00 PM   #1
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Did umnitza send me the wrong stuff??



First off the directions say connect the brown wire on the harness to the brown wire on the angel eyes - remember that game when you were 2 and you had to put the square in the square hole and half-moon in the half-moon hole..? This isn't adding up. And since when is a yellow wire a brown wire?

I'm thoroughly confused. Did I receive the wrong harness? Wrong directions..?

I ordered the Orion opaque v2 with night controller.

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Old 12-07-2012, 04:07 PM   #2
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That yellow wire I think is the locking feature(turns on the angel eyes when you unlock the car) to the angel eyes. Take a picture of the whole harness.
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Old 12-07-2012, 04:18 PM   #3
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Das whole zing



The colors and connector types don't match up with what was sent in the directions... Found here:
http://www.fastm.com/m3/angeleyes/angeleyesv204.jpg

http://www.fastm.com/m3/angeleyes_orionv2.html

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Old 12-08-2012, 06:55 AM   #4
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:39 PM   #5
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You appear to have received the correct parts. Go to our site and do the fastm.com guide and then look at the V4 link there is a DIY on the way the wires will connect.
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:40 PM   #6
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The wiring is fine. The color is just different now on the harnesses. White to ECU and yellow to footlight.
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:16 PM   #7
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Check the first photo, it's a flat connector to a bullet connector?

Umnitza - I didn't see an e-mail in the shipping label. I could have gone to your site but just forgot to in the flurry of the weekend: definitely not trying to slander y'all. The product quality is great, I'm just confused by the connections and directions (which were included in shipping and which I double checked online). They aren't adding up.

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Old 12-08-2012, 08:23 PM   #8
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The wires to the left go to the angel eyes. The yellow wire with the flat end goes into a blue t-tap as a trigger wire. Look at this

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Rog - I see it now. In the pre-install test directions it was calling everything a harness and throwing me off. Thanks umnitza and solidjake! Looking forward to this
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Sorry but I'm still not getting it: I've connected what fits and tried to test it according to the directions and its still not working.



That's the angel eye harness and the main harness in the pic. I took ground to ground, positive to positive and the brown trigger wire (yellow) to positive - nothin. I've also got extra connectors (for night controller?) I don't know where they go to, again, not in the directions. What's that white bullet connector for?

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Wire up the angel eyes and the power/ground wires to the harness. Touch the ground wire/black to the cars ground (big nut in the drug bin) and touch the positive terminal on the car with the yellow trigger wire and red power wire.
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Solidjake - that's what I did. Nothing. Everything in post 10 I used (except the white bullet connector). Black to ground, Red to positive, and yellow trigger to positive...
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Well you know what, I've done over 100 installs for angel eyes, sometimes doing it that way didn't work. I'm not sure why but the lights did turn on when everything was wired up.

Open the ECU box, tap the correct wire with the white one, connect the ground/positive fully then turn the key to position 2. It has to work when that is done.
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yowza. Well weather permitting - I'll post some pics today or sometime this week! Thanks for all the help!
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:54 AM   #17
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I actually ended up returning them - nothing wrong with them. Umnitza did send me the right stuff... I just had other priorities I needed to take care of before lights. The quality of the product was awesome, I wouldn't hesitate to order from them again!
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