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Old 07-24-2022, 01:02 AM   #1
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How to keep low beams on with high beams 03 w22 Winnebago Adventurer

I want my highs and lows on same time when I turn on high beams.

I know it's an easy wiring job on GM trucks but I've got no idea how to do it on my 2003 w22 winnebago adventurer 35u.

I'm on the way to south lake Tahoe and bears and deer are on the roads bigtime! I need to light up the night.

I converted to 20,000 lumen LED on hi/low that only use 32 watts each so I'm not worried about pulling 12amps for an hour at a time.

Ideas?
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Can't hardly be fair to oncoming traffic. Try driving a bit slower if you can't see so well anymore.
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I ran a dedicated wire circuit to my high beam bulbs with a toggle switch on dash. got the harness and switch off amazon. lows and fogs stay on and i just hit the toggle to light the highs. oncoming traffic?? just hit the toggle switch and turn off.
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Daniel Stern lighting has kits that will do that for you.
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Fog lights are very short range lights and don't do anything to light up the road at any good distance.
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Fog lights are very short range lights and don't do anything to light up the road at any good distance.
Some jurisdictions have low speed limits when fog lamps are on.
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Don't need legal info

I fully understand what repercussions of using 4 lights are.

I'll be driving my family on a 2 lane mountain cliff road full of bears and deer.

Not to mention the numerous rock slides leaving boulders the size of a Buick on the road.

I need to see a mile away.

Jean-Luc can you message me info on what you did?

Fog light rules in Quebec don't matter here folks. And standard fog lights don't do anything further than 50 feet away on these rigs or most any for that matter.
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I ran a dedicated wire circuit to my high beam bulbs with a toggle switch on dash. got the harness and switch off amazon. lows and fogs stay on and i just hit the toggle to light the highs. oncoming traffic?? just hit the toggle switch and turn off.
So ran ground to hi beam terminal to + via 30amp switch?

Curious on details. I've rigged similar up on old chevy nova but preferred a kit for the rv.

Nonesuch kit exists after looking for 3months
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Nonesuch kit exists after looking for 3months
Found this with a quick search.
https://swperformanceparts.com/produ...headlight-kit/
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How to keep low beams on with high beams 03 w22 Winnebago Adventurer

A power diode rated for the current could be installed so it jumpers hi beam power to low beam. Iíve been thinking of doing this to mine for awhile.

My only concern is if hi beam circuit can handle additional load or not, need to research. Iíve converted my headlights to led so Im pretty sure that wonít be issue.

Install behind each headlight where both high and low signals are right next to each other.

No extra switches or wiring required and works the exact same way as before
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A power diode rated for the current could be installed so it jumpers hi beam power to low beam. Iíve been thinking of doing this to mine for awhile.

My only concern is if hi beam circuit can handle additional load or not, need to research. Iíve converted my headlights to led so Im pretty sure that wonít be issue.

Install behind each headlight where both high and low signals are right next to each other.

No extra switches or wiring required and works the exact same way as before


So I decided to give this a try and no go, should have tested b4 posting, I think my led lights have circuitry that keeps hi and lo from being on at same time, probably due to cooling. Even shorting hi and low together only get 1 beam until separating.
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I use Hikari 20,000 lumen bulbs. It's fantastic! Low is goof high very good but both obviously best.

The gm truck harness adapter don't seem to fit the setup on the w22 chassis.

I bought 3 types none match the fuse block.

I'll experiment soon & report back
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I know the headlight modules on my 2001 Fleetwood Flair are a Ford part.

You said that the GM module wonít work so here is another option.

The Brite Box
The BRITE BOX is a self-contained device that greatly contributes to driving safety on dark roads by improving both the output and coverage of standard vehicle headlights. Brite Box illuminates the low beams (and fog lights with Fog Light Control models) when the high beams are activated which allows 100% of the lighting potential of the vehicle to be utilized.
I found them for Ford and Dodge.
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