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Re: I take it they are much brighter? Very cool i (archive)

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Posted by JOE ORDING on October 18, 2001 at 14:51:01:

In Reply to: I take it they are much brighter? Very cool idea. posted by Hans Lain on October 18, 2001 at 13:52:45:

The rear fogs are, what, 35W bulbs?

This is the post on the UUC digest talking about how to wire up the rear fog lights to work as brake lights. Really bright ones...

"Sorry... I first got the idea from some web page somewhere...

In a nut shell, you go to a junk yard and find a trashed tail light. Lift
the bottom contacts out of two of the lights. Now open up your tail lights
and add the contact to the un-used rear fog position. solder a wire from the
new contact to the existing brake contact. Re-assemble the light bars, add
bulbs, remove the little plastic bits in the reflectors and there you go.

I was going to add a relay to run the extra lights, but I looked at the
wiring and the innards of the check relay and felt comfortable going

I am still waiting for the stock 7.5A fuse for the tailights to pop. I am
over the throretical max by 4 watts. I have a 10A ready for replacement.

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Joseph M. Krzeszewski
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