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Old 19th August 2016, 06:55 AM
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Gday all
I'm about to wire a light bar onto my daughters 2004 outback. Does anyone know what colour the high beam wire on the passenger side is?
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use a test light and probe around on back of headlight.
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Get yourself a piggyback adapter - makes the job a lot easier and neater:
https://www.stedi.com.au/piggy-back-...hb3-h7-h9.html

Alternatively for identification, assuming a H4 connector, one of the parallel pins is high beam and the other is earth. The third pin is low beam.
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Don't forget Subaru's are negative switched
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Thanks guys.
That adapter plug looks good. I'll have to remember that for next time.
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You'll actually need to reference a wire from the relay and I think the green wire.

I'll double check this tomorrow when my sister's liberty (Gen3) is back near me for a few hours...

Here's the quote from the build thread on another forum:

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Originally Posted by El_Freddo
As any Gen3 owner can tell you, their high beam lights are absolute poo!

After many frustrations I finally managed to complete this work - stock first:



work completed - second setup that clears the bonnet when trying to open it:



Overall look:



I'm very happy with the look. Neat and sort of aggressive with that Rally reference at the same time.

The wiring was another issue - for anyone doing this work: Use the negative switching model and reference the pin closest to the engine for the right hand high beam relay. This was THE wire we had to find for the "12v on with ignition".

Every other wire we tried had the lights operate on low beam or when the stock lights were off. Very frustrating. Here's the diagram for negative switching:





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