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Relay for starter

Post by SHAUN » Fri Dec 05, 2008 8:28 am

How does one wire up a relay for the starter?
Does one use a normal 4 pin relay?
Which wire goes to what pin.

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Re: Relay for starter

Post by JaredS » Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:37 am

You can fit an ABF, but you cant wire up a relay???
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Re: Relay for starter

Post by Jetta2 » Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:43 am

I just cut the original wire that goes to the starter solenoid, and did it this way:

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I used a normal 4 pin 40Amp relay :wink:
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Re: Relay for starter

Post by pluto » Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:48 am

Does one need a relay when the ignition is wonky ?? Always wondered why the need pops up for a relay to the starter.. Or is it an anti-theft sort of magodie in some way or the other...
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Re: Relay for starter

Post by SHAUN » Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:57 am

Thanx ryan.
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Re: Relay for starter

Post by Jetta2 » Fri Dec 05, 2008 10:04 am

:wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink:

The "original wire to starter" is the one from the ignition switch to the solenoid, cut that one and pop in the relay.
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