Simple Headlight Wiring Problem

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  1. liamstears

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    Just need a little help

    Basically I'm adding 2 spotlights to my motorcycle and rewiring my headlight and the spotlights to run from a direct feed from the battery (the headlight feed wiring cant cope with the draw)

    Problem I got is that I want 1 spot light on with my low beam but then both spotlights on with my high beam but keeping the low beam feed to the headlight off

    I have attached a pictured of the wiring setup idea and need someone to point out how I could get the desired effect written above. Im guessing some sort of diode setup but would I need something special to cope with the amps? The spots only draw around 10w/0.9a but the headlight is 45w/3.75a

    Thanks in advance for any help
     
  2. tracecom

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    Sorry, but automotive modification discussions are not allowed here.
     
  3. liamstears

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    Really? Why?

    All about circuits but I cant discuss my circuit? lol
     
  4. BillB3857

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  5. dmshropshire

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    What if you just reworded this whole thing with out the use of the word motorcycle?? Or headlight perhaps. Abandon this one and start over...
     
  6. tshuck

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    The moderators are not stupid....

    A circuit where wiring it wrong could violate local traffic laws, yes. A circuit that could easily get you killed, yes. This rule is in place to protect everyone - members of the forum included.
     
  7. dmshropshire

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    I did not intend to say they were. Was merely suggesting a way to get help. Also did not realize this was a safety matter. This now makes total sense, I did not catch that in the link above. My apologies
     
  8. bertus

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    Hello,

    I am closing this thread as it violates AAC policy and/or safety issues.

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