Positive - negative connection

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Old 09-14-16, 08:40 PM
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Question Positive - negative connection

How do I connect the below together?

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Old 09-15-16, 12:30 AM
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You're showing us a 4 pin plug and and a piece of red/black wire.

Do you just want to connect the wires together with no plug ?
I need to see the wiring under the black boot at the back of the plug.
 
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Here are my ideas from best to worst:

1. Get the mating connector so you can plug your wire into the existing connector.

2. Cut off the existing connector and solder or use butt splices to attach your wire to the existing wires.

3. Cut back the outer sheath on the existing cable to expose the individual wires. Then use a T splice to attach your new wires.
 
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Old 09-19-16, 12:26 AM
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Pjmax yes im trying to connect the plug with the wires, the wires have no plug

Pilot Dane thank you for your reply, where can I buy a mating connector?
 
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What is that connector in the picture connected to ??
 
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Old 09-28-16, 08:06 PM
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The red and black wire runs from a regulator for power. The plug has the following wires which includes two globes;

Two brown wires for a smaller globe. A blue and brown wire for the main headlight.

Needs to be modified somehow but how?!?
 
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https://www.ktm-parts.com/78014001000.html

This is the two globes within the casing and the plug at the end I pictured in my initial post.
 
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Do you need to keep the plug ? It can be cut off and the wires directly connected.

There are many plugs like that for low voltage use. There are electronic supply places that carry them but you'd need the pin sizes and spacing.

Another way you can connect the wire is to use crimp terminals.

The crimp terminals in the picture come in different widths to fit different pins sizes. They are available from many auto parts stores, home improvement and electrical supply houses.

You could bridge two together for positive and two for negative and just slide them on the pins.

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I see you posted a link for the headlight. Send an email to that supplier and ask them if they sell the mating plug for that headlight.
 
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Old 09-29-16, 12:18 AM
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Pete can't explain how much I appreciate your efforts.

The manufacturer hasn't got a clue on how to connect them nor supplies a connector to the plug.

I don't need that connector on the plug I'm happy to cut it off but the wires from the connector don't appear to be pos/neg as the other red and black wire coming from the regulator. How will I know which is pos/neg? Can I just connect the brown with the positive and the other brown and blue with negative, would it make a difference?
 
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It appears that the light is not grounded. That is why it has two wires. It appears to be an filament type bulb, so you can hook it up either way.
 
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My question is if you are installing a replacement light, why do you have to re-wire anything? Should be plug-n-play. And why do the wires from the regulator on your KTM dirt bike not have a connector on them?
 
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