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Old September 18th, 2016, 10:00 PM
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Tucklite ?

I just installed a pair of headlights in my 90. Pretty simple plug and play installation. When I turn the low beams on, I get very little light. The high beams are bright as hell. Thoughts?
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Old September 18th, 2016, 10:17 PM
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I'd get a relay and wire them directly to the battery; arb has a kit
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Old September 19th, 2016, 06:18 AM
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I'd get a relay and wire them directly to the battery; arb has a kit
They should be drawing less power then the original lights. However it does sound like there is an issue a relay would solve.
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Old September 19th, 2016, 07:13 AM
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They should be drawing less power then the original lights. However it does sound like there is an issue a relay would solve.
Yes, ground or otherwise this would be the simplest solution
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Old September 19th, 2016, 08:59 AM
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Why don't you try adding a temporary additional ground to one of those lights to see if the low beams improve. If that works you know where to start.
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Old September 19th, 2016, 09:11 AM
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Mark-the lights should be pretty bright at night on low beam, but the brightness during the day (if that is what you are looking at) does seem dim. I've installed two sets, no issues with plug in play. I agree ground may be poor, I see no reason to run a harness, as they underlining issue should be addressed.
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Old September 19th, 2016, 09:34 AM
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I think in general the relay does have the added bonus of saving the switch, they aren't cheap either IIRC
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Old September 19th, 2016, 03:01 PM
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So, if I'm standing up and look at the low beam lights, they are very dim. If I get down on my knees and look, they are far brighter. Will try re aiming them up. Just seems strange because I figured I would see the light on the ground if they were aimed way down. More to follow.
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Old September 19th, 2016, 03:34 PM
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So, if I'm standing up and look at the low beam lights, they are very dim. If I get down on my knees and look, they are far brighter. Will try re aiming them up. Just seems strange because I figured I would see the light on the ground if they were aimed way down. More to follow.
In daylight, yes. Post a pic looking from driver seat with low beams on at night.
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Set them for position facing a wall. There is a height / distance for the beam pattern that balances light vs dazzling people.
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