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Can anyone offer advise on the wiring changes required to a 2005 Titan SE to make the lighting conform to Canadian vehicle requirements ? i.e. front lights must come on automatically at all times the vehicle is in operation.
 

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Oooh, don't know if that's been done yet. If anyone knows how, it would be 'baseballfanz' he is pretty good with the electrical system on our trucks.
 

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You could put a piece of electrical tape or a small rubber cap over the automatic on sensor and just leave you headlights set to auto
 

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Did you buy your truck in Canada?
 

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mxzracer said:
You could put a piece of electrical tape or a small rubber cap over the automatic on sensor and just leave you headlights set to auto

Not all trucks have the AUTO headlight function though, his probably doesn't.
 

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driller6 said:
Can anyone offer advise on the wiring changes required to a 2005 Titan SE to make the lighting conform to Canadian vehicle requirements ? i.e. front lights must come on automatically at all times the vehicle is in operation.
Canadian vehicles "require" DRL's???? WOW. From previous vehicles i know it requires a new stalk/switch. As far as the bulbs i dont know which ones are or would be used. I would look into a LED conversion if i was attempting to mod to a DRL setup. The LEDS are legal and last alot longer. Since they will be on always during operation, there shouldnt be any sensors or additional wiring to worry about.
 

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driller6 said:
Can anyone offer advise on the wiring changes required to a 2005 Titan SE to make the lighting conform to Canadian vehicle requirements ? i.e. front lights must come on automatically at all times the vehicle is in operation.
I just did this mod on my imported truck

Cost $20 and couple of hours.

If you still need to know let me know.
 

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bobo993 said:
I just did this mod on my imported truck

Cost $20 and couple of hours.

If you still need to know let me know.

Hey Bobo993, that makes me feel better. I just imported a 2006 TITAN and have to do the federal inspection. I was just going to install the DRL kit myself. Did you get the kit from Crappy Tire? Was it pretty straightfroward?

Any info on how to do it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Glen.
 

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I dont think its a big deal if you dont have drl. Just switch on ur headlights when it gets dark. I actually disabled the drl on my moms 05 passat ever since i installed the hid kit. I wouldnt even worry about it.
 

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Glen06 said:
Hey Bobo993, that makes me feel better. I just imported a 2006 TITAN and have to do the federal inspection. I was just going to install the DRL kit myself. Did you get the kit from Crappy Tire? Was it pretty straightfroward?

Any info on how to do it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Glen.
Crappy Tire = Canadian Tire? lol:jester:
 

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bobo993 said:
I just did this mod on my imported truck

Cost $20 and couple of hours.

If you still need to know let me know.
Ya Bobo- was it very tricky? Sounds like it just took a little time. I want to know if I should attempt it myself, or spend the $150-200 to have Canadian Tire do it for me.

I don't mind doing the easy stuff, but if it's gonna take 5-8hrs, then forget it.

Can you please elaborate on how you did it? Thanks!!!
 

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I wonder if you could just add a set of aftermarket fogs in the grill and wire them to come on when the truck is started. That way you'll have DRLs and don't have to try and screw with the trucks main wiring. Just a thought...I don't know the laws up there in Canada.
 

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HudsonValleyTitan said:
I wonder if you could just add a set of aftermarket fogs in the grill and wire them to come on when the truck is started. That way you'll have DRLs and don't have to try and screw with the trucks main wiring. Just a thought...I don't know the laws up there in Canada.

I think that would probably work. I think as long as you have some lights on, it should be fine. I'm going to bring that up when I get my truck inspected. We'll see what they have to say. The mechanics at Canadian Tire might not know though, some of them are still breastfeeding I think.
 

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ryancoke said:
Ya Bobo- was it very tricky? Sounds like it just took a little time. I want to know if I should attempt it myself, or spend the $150-200 to have Canadian Tire do it for me.

I don't mind doing the easy stuff, but if it's gonna take 5-8hrs, then forget it.

Can you please elaborate on how you did it? Thanks!!!
Sorry to not get back to you but I was away on holidays.

Do you still need the info?
 

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I ended up getting my DRL's done at a custom shop. It ended up being the shop that does all the lighting work for the two Nissan Dealerships in my area. I guess there is some pretty complicated wiring in the titans. Most people just have their brights on with 50% voltage going to them, but the other 50% is routed back to the computer and could fry it over time. So these guys routed it the proper way and it was about $250. When I say the "proper" way, I mean that is what the shop told me. It could just be a salesman talking out his ***, but it sounded legit. Anyway it works, but now since I have a lift on my truck, I get brighted by every 3rd car. So I guess I gotta learn how to adjust the headlights.
 

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Yeah Bobo, what did you do? Just moved to Deadmonton, and waiting on my truck to be shipped up. Was hoping to go the fog light route...
 
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