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Hi guys, I have installed this ambient lights in to my e-golf and they look great. They come with usb/cigarette connection but I would like to connect them somewhere where they become alive only when the lights are on. Any ideas what to connect them to?
 

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You’d need to find a suitable earth point and then tap into a lighting wire, there’s an illuminated switch in the centre console on the e-Golf if I remember correctly, the auto hold switch?

I presume the box is a small transformer/driver for the LEDs? I don’t know how many amps that will draw, but you need to be aware of that before splicing with the switch wiring. I’d be inclined to add a fuse as well to isolate the car as much as possible from a fault condition in that LED set.
 

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You’d need to find a suitable earth point and then tap into a lighting wire, there’s an illuminated switch in the centre console on the e-Golf if I remember correctly, the auto hold switch?

I presume the box is a small transformer/driver for the LEDs? I don’t know how many amps that will draw, but you need to be aware of that before splicing with the switch wiring. I’d be inclined to add a fuse as well to isolate the car as much as possible from a fault condition in that LED set.
Great idea, now applied. Might be use for someone - it's a grey cable (second pin) you looking for and it's still has 12-14V. Thanks Tooks!
 

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You could try tying it into the factory ambient lighting:
 
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