[ba] Hey, I can see again (at night) :-)
sf5ktq at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 22 13:11:09 EST 2002
just a note... you say you ran grounds "all the way back" to what?
grounds should be as short as possible and as close to a frame rail or
engine block as possible.... [the biggest, closest, meatiest chunk o metal
you may also try upgrading the ground straps in a few places. the battery to
frame is a good one to redo with big/new wire, as are any body to frame,
body to engine, frame to engine, etc etc. grounds you come across. mine were
all pretty shot when i got it.
jim "give your ground plane a fighting chance" rose
>From: ServerSmiths <totb at serversmiths.com>
>To: <ba-group at audifans.com>
>Subject: [ba] Hey, I can see again (at night) :-)
>Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 14:39:11 -0800
>I just finished a relay-based lighting bypass system as is detailed on a
>sites and the difference was quite nice. Back to new car light output (or
>maybe even better than new).
>I imagine everyone is aware of this mod but if not chime in and I'll flesh
>out a post. Cost me about $45 because I ran separate grounds all the way
>back (needed more wire) and maybe 3-4 hours but the output is great.
>Good cheapie alternative to the high-end lighting systems. I may go ahead
>and get the upgrade Hella (Xenon?) system that I think will be about $80
>the 4 lamps.
>Small side benefit was that I cleaned the connections on the alternator and
>the battery ground lug. That and the fact that the current is not being
>drawn from the battery bumped the console voltmeter measured voltage up
>.5 - .75 volts. So the dash lights look like they're on now (kinda seemed
>like I was running on candle power for the last few years).
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