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Old 12-07-2013, 12:04 PM   #1
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What are these two lights for? DRL?

I'm installing Spec-D aftermarket headlight assemblies in my 2004 ZTS Sedan today.

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The question: What are these two little bulbs for? See image below, circled in red.
One is a 194 wedge base, and the other is a standard bayonet base. They are both clear, 5 watts. For wiring they both have just straight wire pig tails that I can tie in on any circuit.

I'm thinking, hook them up as daytime running lights, same as how I intend to hook up the LEDs and Halos?

What do you think? Thanks!




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You could use them for DRL's or, be creative and use amber bulbs to make them turn signals or, one as a marker light and the other as the turn signal.

Just ideas brother.
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Yup, you can use them for whatever you like. Personally, I'd hook them up as turn signals and get a Euro grill for a cleaner front end look.
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Yup, you can use them for whatever you like. Personally, I'd hook them up as turn signals and get a Euro grill for a cleaner front end look.
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After pics!

I like it!



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Yup, you can use them for whatever you like. Personally, I'd hook them up as turn signals and get a Euro grill for a cleaner front end look.
I like this idea - I hooked them up as turn signals...

Where's a good place to get a Euro-style grill? It would be nice to get rid of those center amber lights...
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The BST section on this forum or Focaljet. You can also get them directly from Europe through eBay.com/uk.
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