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Old 09-24-2008, 10:24 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by wagonman76 View Post
The poster said theirs are their own dedicated bulbs.
Oops -- helps to read the whole post first. I was thinking the Monte was Lumina-based.

If you dont currently have DRLs and run your headlights instead all the time anyway, heres what you can do. Get a 30A relay and fuse from Autozone. Connect the relay coil to the fuel pump lead (usually the switched side of the fuel pump relay or oil pressure switch), and the other side of the coil to ground. Connect the "common" relay terminal to the battery positive terminal through the fuse. Connect the normally open terminal to the low beams. Theyll run whenever the engine is running, and wont be affected when you turn on the rest of your lights for nighttime. I did this on my 6000 wagon, but used the integrated factory fog lights for the DRLs.
The integrated fogs on the 6000 were a nice touch -- it set Pontiac apart from the other GM makes.

I key-off once in a while for EOC, and don't want to "flash my lights" at people as mentioned before. Can you build-in a delay with the 30A/fuel-pump setup? I have a few relays lying around to try it out. The delay would involve some electronics that I haven't tried yet.

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