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Hella Installation

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by atlantak-5er, Apr 30, 2004.

  1. atlantak-5er

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    I have some hella 500 (maybee 550's) you know the ones you can buy at Pep Girls or Autobone. My question is, do you have to connect the green wire to your headlight bulb high beam? If so, which prong on a bulb for a 75 do you use? Also, I cant tell from their lame diagram which wire goes where on the supplied relay. It has four prongs with one turned sideways compared to the others. Can someone explain which wires, Red, green, yellow, blue, black go on what prongs???? Thanks... I hate doing electronics /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gifI would much rather change a u joint or install a locker or something!!!!
     
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    You can connect it to the battery if you like, that is what i did. it was connected to the brown wire that goes to the headlights.

    Brett
     
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    You are talking about putting the green wire to the battery right? OK, what about the relay, which color wire goes on wich prongs? /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
     
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    What does the 30, 85, 86, 87 on the relay mean?
     
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    Look closely at your relays and you'll see the same numbers next to the connector pins on the bottom. It's a European standard for those types of automotive relays.

    30 - Battery Input Power Feed
    85 - Power To Relay Coil (Switches relay on and off)
    86 - Ground For Relay Coil
    87 - Normally Open Output (Connects to Pin 30 when relay is "On")
    87a - Normally Closed Output (Connects to Pin 30 when relay is "Off") This one isn't used often.
     
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    yeah, but i cant tell which prong goes with each number. I think what you have explained will help though. I'll go try it. Thanks.
     
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    There you go.
     
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    Thanks Harry! Once I saw the nubers on th bottom Walla! Light filled my backyard. I hooked the green wire to the dark brown wire from the headlight harness. It works perfect. The Hellas only come on when I have the headlights on and the Hella swich on.
     
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    Let there be light! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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