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Old December 13th, 2005, 12:47
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Connecting new wires to stock headlight connector

How do you do this? I pulled my headlights out (put in Bosch H4s) and was going to upgrade my light harness, but I couldn't figure out how to connect larger wiring into the stock locations on the stock connector. Is there an aftermarket connector available that you can use?
I know I'll see at least one of these but I did search and did not see this question brought up. The stock wires are way tiny...
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Old December 13th, 2005, 12:58
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Re: Connecting new wires to stock headlight connector

I used an aftermarket H4 harness (ebay) and just followed their directions - very easy.

these guys sell an H$ harness kit specifically for the xj
http://www.bigoffroad.com/

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Old December 13th, 2005, 13:10
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Re: Connecting new wires to stock headlight connector

Check out Painless Wiring http://www.painlesswiring.com/webcat...lightrelay.htm
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Old December 13th, 2005, 14:00
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Re: Connecting new wires to stock headlight connector

I'm trying to avoid buying a full harness, as I'm very capable of making my own. Just need to know how to connect to the bulb. Do you just solder direct or can you get another connector to go onto the back of the bulb, or can you somehow plug larger wires into the back of the stock connector?
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Old December 13th, 2005, 14:03
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Re: Connecting new wires to stock headlight connector

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Old December 13th, 2005, 16:49
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Re: Connecting new wires to stock headlight connector

I found replacement connectors on the shelf at the local parts store. Had to crimp down the connectors a bit to get a good connection on the H4 blades.
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