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Old 12-29-2011, 02:01 PM   #11
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The reason for 2 Switches is so that you can use the front fogs as "driving lights", "spot lights" without using the rear fogs.
It's a cool feature.
I use them all the time when driving on roads that do not have a center line and extra low beams are needed.
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I lived in Germany for 12 yrs, been to K-town many times. I grad at Hahn Air base, now Frankfurt am Hahn Flugplatz. I was stationed at Spangdahlem. I rewired my 2000 VW Cabrio using a euro head light switch, and had to add a new wire to the rear for the Fog light, since in the US they F'd up the taillights making them look so lame. So I set them up as in order from out to in as Brake, tail, Fog Instead of Tail, tail, Brake.... what a bunch of TARDS. I really want the oem style rear fogs for the Focus, the aftermarket ones are kinda crappy on the newer cars, but OEM are sweet.
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The tails are dual filament bulbs so I changed them to LEDs. And since they are low current, I don't need to add a relay. I am still deciding if I should make both sides light up ala Audi or only the left side like other Euro cars.
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The tails are dual filament bulbs so I changed them to LEDs. And since they are low current, I don't need to add a relay. I am still deciding if I should make both sides light up ala Audi or only the left side like other Euro cars.
Which bulbs are you talking about... most Fog lights are single filament and in their own cavity in the taillight assy.
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I'll use the taillight cavity. As long as it can be seen in a fog or snowstorm, that is the whole intention. The brakelights are separate anyway so the drivers behind should not be confused.
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I'll use the taillight cavity. As long as it can be seen in a fog or snowstorm, that is the whole intention. The brakelights are separate anyway so the drivers behind should not be confused.
aahhh You have the 5dr hatch, that makes sense. they were separate lights... I would use the Brake light as the rear Fog and make the taillight, a Tail/brake Combo.... on the sedan, the tail/brake are in the same assy. so they put the Fog light in the inner panel where the reverse light is, just below and inboard of it.
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Cool. Post pics when you get it done.
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Cool. Post pics when you get it done.
Will do if I can get the light assy's from Germany for the right price
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I finally got the rear fog wired. I had switch that glows red when on mounted below the stock light switch. The parking light socket is not wired for ground or power to turn the brighter element so this has to be modded too. Only the driver side is lit although I might have the other side wired also one day. Pics to come once I get it washed.

How is your search for the euro tails?
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still trying to find someone over in Germany to chk on price and availability of the assemblies. where is your rear fog located on yours?
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