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Old 02-19-2021, 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Bmwe5320023.0 View Post
What I'm wondering, is there any point doing the fog light retrofit?
Why not simply connect these lights directly to tail lights on the quarter panel?
That is all I did.
I installed LED bulbs and wired them to the brake light portion of rear lights. So they illuminate nicely when stopping and lower back down when no brake pedal pressed. I was going to just wire them to the park lights, but I like the idea of more break lighting so no one behind can say they didn't see my brake lights. AND they serve as a backup to the filament brake lights, should it burn out.

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