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 Post subject: Auto headlights and wipers
Posted: Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:49 pm 
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I got an auto headliht and wiper control off eBay that I'm planning on throwing into my DF LTD. No point in luxury car without auto headlights and wipers. My logic anyway ;) I'm thinking of hooking it up on the wiring in the steering colum, anyone done this before and would that be a good way to go?
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 Post subject: Re: Auto headlights and wipers
Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:06 am 
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Factory manual and wiring diagrams will come in handy.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Auto headlights and wipers
Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:07 pm 
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Yeah I got a factory manual to trace the wiring, was just wondering if anyone on here has hooked one up before.
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 Post subject: Re: Auto headlights and wipers
Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:12 pm 
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You are about to "Boldly go where no man hs gone before" :shock: .
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 Post subject: Re: Auto headlights and wipers
Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:15 pm 
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Well, I'll tackle it this weekend hopefully and post the results if anyone's interested.

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 Post subject: Re: Auto headlights and wipers
Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:18 pm 
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Snap (pretty sure correct me if I'm wrong) has done it in his XH... Modified the factory light switch so it had an added auto position like modern cars and then made all the circuitry up himself so it integrated with light levels and the locking and unlocking of the car... When he sees this post he'll either explain or link the post where he has explained it before...

In the mean time feel free to search it yourself...

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 Post subject: Re: Auto headlights and wipers
Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:37 pm 
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Fantastic, thanks heaps Timmy! Will start searching right now.
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 Post subject: Re: Auto headlights and wipers
Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:50 pm 
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You are about to "Boldly go where no man hs gone before" :shock: .
Phooey on you old man . . . .
Autoheadlights covered here: ford-audio-visual-f5/automatic-parkers-t111254

Auto wipers I'd think you should have the unit run a relay which operates intermittent wipers. This earths two lines from the BEM. Measure the variable stalk control at slowest to give you a resistor value. Have your controller earth BEM A3, and with that resistor inline, earth A10.

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:09 pm 
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snap0964 wrote:
SWC wrote:
You are about to "Boldly go where no man hs gone before" :shock: .
Phooey on you old man . . . .
Autoheadlights covered here: ford-audio-visual-f5/automatic-parkers-t111254

Auto wipers I'd think you should have the unit run a relay which operates intermittent wipers. This earths two lines from the BEM. Measure the variable stalk control at slowest to give you a resistor value. Have your controller earth BEM A3, and with that resistor inline, earth A10.


Link no work.

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:15 pm 
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ford-audio-visual-f5/automatic-parkers-t111254.html?hilit=automatic%20parkers&start=30

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Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:47 pm 
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Thanks Tim - didn't copy the '.html' at the end.

 

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