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Old 01-26-2011
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Need Front End Conversion Help

I just purchased everything to do a front end conversion but have a few electrical questions. First, my 2000 ranger has 2 bulbs for the front turn signals and the 01 only has 1. What does everyone do besides let them blink fast or wrap the bulbs in electrical tape? Second I got the 4x4 valence with fogs, my truck never had fogs and doesn't have the wiring either. I did get a radio bezel with a fog light switch, can anyone tell me how to make the fog lights work with the factory switch?
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The wiring, the single bulb will have two filaments and two wires coming out of it so wire accordingly. You will have to cut off the connector on the 00 harness and rewire.
On the 03 the larger filament is for the directionals and the other is for running lights.
Take your time, solder all joints and heat shrink (glue inside type) after making sure the lights work.

The Radio Bezel is available at most JYs and on this site.
Look at the For Sale section and good luck.
Worse comes to worse I might have one for sale.
Most of the Parts you find for sale require some painting so be prepared to do some rework.

As far as the wiring for the Fogs… make a new harness, buy an automotive relay, a 20 amp fuse holder and some 12-ga wire for the power side and some smaller gauge wire (18 or 20), and fuse holder for the relay activation.

Here is one schematic for aux wiring but there are others:



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Instead of runing the bulb with electrical tape on it, replace the factory mechanical relay, with an electronic relay, and convert all of your running, turn signals, and taillights with LED's
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Replied to your PM.

To use the factory fog light switch, you are sending the relay you use a ground signal instead of a positive signal. So scramblers way wont work if you try to wire the factory switch up but would if you put a random switch in. I found that out when I wired mine up. Let me see if I can find my info about it.
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https://www.ranger-forums.com/general-technical-electrical-18/wire-up-fog-light-switch-76164/

^ Look at the third page for how you wire the thing up with a relay. I mounted my relay under the hood on the core support next to the battery.
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thanks for all your help
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