Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 673
XxMerlinxX
Senior Member
XxMerlinxX
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 673
Hartsville/Greenwood, SC
Apr 27, 8:59am - #13840 
Help

Is there any way to disable the "auto-lights"? Like, I want to be driving down the road at night and be able to turn all of my lights off.


[Linked Image]
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 6,007
isaac
ECelica Admin
isaac
2001 Absolutely Red Toyota Celica GT
ECelica Admin
2001 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: May 2002
Posts: 6,007
Los Angeles, CA
Apr 27, 9:21am - #13841 
Disable Day Time Running Lights (DRL)

This is a really easy mod to do. All you have to do is remove your shift boot, and ashtray, etc. Get the the fuse box, and unplug the harness that is on the lower right side of this picture. Once you have it unplugged, you will want to cut wire #17. This wire is Yellowish with a green stripe. You will want to cut it about a inch or two away from the harness connector, so you can reattach it if you sell the car, etc. Once you cut the wire, tape both ends off with electrical tape, and put everything back together.

Linked Image


[Linked Image]
It's not just your imagination...
Your day really does go by twice as fast while on EverythingCelica.com
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 673
XxMerlinxX
Senior Member
XxMerlinxX
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 673
Hartsville/Greenwood, SC
Apr 27, 6:45pm - #13842 
I just got a better idea. What I need, is a blackout switch. That when I hit it, all the lights on my car go out. Headlights, tails, brakelights, everything. Can it be done?


[Linked Image]
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
RicePowered
ECelica Staff
RicePowered
ECelica Staff

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
South Jersey
Apr 27, 6:51pm - #13843 
Quote:
Originally posted by XxMerlinxX:
I just got a better idea. What I need, is a blackout switch. That when I hit it, all the lights on my car go out. Headlights, tails, brakelights, everything. Can it be done?
yes what you would need to do is have a toggle switch set up with a relay for each item you wish to disable. if you dont get this i get can a diagram.

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 673
XxMerlinxX
Senior Member
XxMerlinxX
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 673
Hartsville/Greenwood, SC
Apr 27, 8:08pm - #13844 
Heh, yeah, I'm not gettin' this. Explain please.


[Linked Image]
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 111
Loth
Member
Loth

Member
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 111
San Jose, CA
Apr 27, 8:27pm - #13845 
Lol, this is exactly what I asked


Quote:
Originally posted by stefanoc:


karma will be a bitch

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
RicePowered
ECelica Staff
RicePowered
ECelica Staff

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
South Jersey
Apr 28, 5:53am - #13846 
Quote:
Originally posted by XxMerlinxX:
Heh, yeah, I'm not gettin' this. Explain please.
Linked Image

you see what I'm trying to do ... what you want to do is to interrupt the power going to all your lights, so since each lights is located on a differnt fuse you have to interruput them all individually. so for this to happen you must use a normally closed mechanical relay (must be normally closed for safety reasons ... becuase if this type of relay was to fail it would fail in the closed position so your lights would still work.) for each lights. take all these to a common toggle switch and then all you have to do is to flip one switch and all of your lights will be disabled.

relay use something like this ... mechanical NOT solid state

Linked Image

for the switch use any kind of toggle switch found at a local auto store.

*********************************************
this is for information purposes only. i am in
no means telling you that this is legal. in face this is highly illegal.
i hold no responsiblity if you get caught .
*********************************************

get the idea now thumbsup

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
Viper
Viper
2001 Toyota Celica GT
Lebanon

Posts: 131
Joined: October 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Recent Topics
02' Celica GT pictures - New member
by Daweed. 05/21/2017 3:34 PM
Engine Developed Slight Tapping Noise
by ciaranleeman. 05/17/2017 12:49 AM
Apexi N1 exhaust
by Felix0697. 05/15/2017 4:58 PM
Toyota celica GT 2004 - 6 gears?
by Arve2afm. 05/13/2017 5:33 AM
FS: Custom OEM Tsunami Badge
by 00BlkCeli. 05/08/2017 11:11 AM
Looking for parts sources
by Calparts. 05/05/2017 11:18 PM
2004 GTS my 6th gear going to neutral by itself
by CapistranCelica. 05/05/2017 3:16 AM
1994 Celica Veilside Body Kit
by TheFernMan. 05/02/2017 8:30 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170512)