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Offline rdread

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Wiring Driving Lights
« on: September 04, 2011, 07:31:52 pm »
I am planning to install a pair of Hella FF50's on my 2011 C14.
I have also ordered driving light mounts from Buck Sport Touring.
Any wiring advice?  I had FF50's on my FJR that came on with the high beam, but also had a switch so I could turn them off if I didn't want them on with the high beam.  I'd like to have the same functionality with the C14.
Thanks for any help.

Offline Cap'n Bob

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Re: Wiring Driving Lights
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2011, 08:05:46 pm »
Just wire your relay power (coil power) through the switch, tapped off of the high beam wire. That will allow for what you would like to do.
« Last Edit: September 04, 2011, 08:22:46 pm by Cap'n Bob »

Offline armyguns

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Re: Wiring Driving Lights
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2011, 12:20:56 am »
I am planning to install a pair of Hella FF50's on my 2011 C14.
I have also ordered driving light mounts from Buck Sport Touring.
Any wiring advice?  I had FF50's on my FJR that came on with the high beam, but also had a switch so I could turn them off if I didn't want them on with the high beam.  I'd like to have the same functionality with the C14.
Thanks for any help.


Your mileage may vary, but see this link:  http://forum.cog-online.org/index.php/topic,27465.msg112847.html#msg112847

This is how I wired my LED lights using a dimmer for use with the standard bike low beam for daytime running lights, and bypassing the dimmer when the bike high beam is turned on.  If you don't use the dimmer just leave that portion out. 
 
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