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Old April 22nd, 2012, 02:33 PM
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Question What are these connectors used for?

These female connectors extend from the factory wire harness on the left and right side. They are not used for the running, marker, side, or directional lights. Thoughts? The rig is a 94' NAS D-90
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They are probably used for some euro-beam setup. I've worked on a truck that was imported from somewhere that had HID's (from what I remember), but also had the setup for non-HID headlamps. If you poke around, you'll find lots of unused connectors in these things.
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Old April 22nd, 2012, 03:11 PM
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On euro trucks, you often find extra connections for, headlamp levelling, extra horn, alarm sounder/BBUS. maybe the same for NAS?

Headlamp levelling would be my first thought. Have a look behind the dash, should be a plug, 4 or 5 way I think, long thin "in a row" pin layout. the levelling switch is a rotary one, with 0,1,2,3 on it.
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On euro trucks, you often find extra connections for, headlamp levelling, extra horn, alarm sounder/BBUS. maybe the same for NAS?

Headlamp levelling would be my first thought. Have a look behind the dash, should be a plug, 4 or 5 way I think, long thin "in a row" pin layout. the levelling switch is a rotary one, with 0,1,2,3 on it.
Sounds like you guys had some interesting options. I'll try to chase it down the behind the dash. Also interesting was the higher quality of the plug. Not shown is the neoprene gasket inside.
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From the looks of your first picture, you don't have the original bumper. I'm willing to bet that those connectors had something to do with the integrated bumper turn signals of the '94 trucks.
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Those are the same Econoseal connectors used for the factory turn signal and side lights (position Lamp)
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From the looks of your first picture, you don't have the original bumper. I'm willing to bet that those connectors had something to do with the integrated bumper turn signals of the '94 trucks.
Good eye, and I was completing this very mod, but those connectors are for something else. The green wire in the top picture is the "+ signal" feet to the OEM 94' bumper turn signal. To convert the lower marker light into a turn signal is simply plugging the light's "+ red" to the green wire. They use the same OEM barrel connectors. 2 minutes.
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Those are the same Econoseal connectors used for the factory turn signal and side lights (position Lamp)
Thanks for ID'ing them. So why did Solihull run two set of wires and plugs? Weird. Any other NAS owners have these?
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Those are the same Econoseal connectors used for the factory turn signal and side lights (position Lamp)


Thats correct!
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^^^^^ Yup, deffo econoseal. good plugs too, and pretty cheap. about 3 per plug here (comes in a little bag with the pins etc)
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