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2000 RANGER/2WD WITH FOG LIGHTS ADDED

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i installed a 4x4 valance and fog lights, i wired them to my running lights but now since i have upgraded my headlights to HID's i would like to do the same but unsure how because of the way i wired them

no visible wires are there for foglights on the 2wd so im stumped
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So you added the 4wd valance with the fogs and everything, then wired them to the parking lights so the fog lights come on with the parking lights. You then converted your headlights to HIDs, and now would like to do the fog lights. I guess Im kinda stumped with what your problem is here. Dont you do the HID conversion basically all at the foglight housing and then mount the ballast in the engine compartment?
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You could upgrade ti HIDs, just use the running light power lead you currently have to trigger the relay to turn on the hid ballasts. I hope that makes sense. If you are buying a "kit" that plugs into the stock harness, just look where the harness adapter goes to the relay, and put your running light power wire there.
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Or, you could piggy back off the headlight relay to power the fog light relay, if you wanted to have them come on with the headlights instead of the running lights. You already have everything you need, its all just in how you want to put it together.
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basically i spliced the fog light wires into the running light wires

my issue is running to much off the running light wires, not sure if that would be a issue or not

just wanted to redirect the power source to maybe the harness

idk....its confusing trying to figure it out in your head without looking at it all
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use the running light wires to trigger a relay, so you don't overload the circuit. You should have done that when you put the fog lights on. But the HID kit will have a relay to fire the ballasts, and you can signal the relay with the running light power, since the relay has almost no draw.
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