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Old 03-07-2015, 09:09 AM   #1
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Ignition live!

Hi again all,
I've just bought some Day Running Lights (DRL's) from Halfords today. They only need a ignition live feed & earth (inline fuse as required) but, for the life of me can I find a Ignition live feed. I hate electrics so i'm trying to keep things simple. Is there anything under the front Hood/Bonnet? Other than connecting them directly to the parking/side lights, i'm at a loss.
All assistance gratefully appreciated.
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Old 03-07-2015, 11:12 AM   #2
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Hi again all,
I've just bought some Day Running Lights (DRL's) from Halfords today. They only need a ignition live feed & earth (inline fuse as required) but, for the life of me can I find a Ignition live feed. I hate electrics so i'm trying to keep things simple. Is there anything under the front Hood/Bonnet? Other than connecting them directly to the parking/side lights, i'm at a loss.
All assistance gratefully appreciated.
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Old 03-07-2015, 11:39 AM   #3
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Thanks Meir. I don't suppose you know the colour of the wire that I should tap into by chance?
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Thanks Meir. I don't suppose you know the colour of the wire that I should tap into by chance?
what year is your car?
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Old 03-07-2015, 12:26 PM   #5
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1999. 2.5l
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1999. 2.5l
OK.

ill grab a picture for you.
was planing to clean the front drains anyway
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OK.

ill grab a picture for you.
was planing to clean the front drains anyway
Meir. You are a bonifide legend!!!
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Old 03-07-2015, 04:11 PM   #8
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Old 03-08-2015, 03:31 AM   #9
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Hey Meir. Thanks for getting back so soon. The pics are superb. Did you know you guys in the states have everything on the wrong side of the car!!! ;-)
I will let you know how I get on. Many sincerest thanks once again.
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All done my friend! Thank you very much for all your help. Couldn't have done it otherwise. The Boxster looks much better and a bit more 'up to date' with the DLR's on. No excuses for the "didn't see you" brigade. Thanks again Meir.
If only I knew how to post a Pic on here, i'd put a few on.
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Cheers mate

To attach a photo, just look under the text box when you make a post.
It say "attach a photo". (just under the spell check button).
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As promised. plus an extra 1 for good measure mate!





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It actually has a twin port Stainless Steele Sports Exhaust as opposed to the old exhaust, giving me around 20bhp. Added with the 'Special' Pipercross Air filter and Bosch High performance Plugs, not only does it look good but, also puts out approx. 230-235bhp.
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