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Old 05-01-2014, 10:05 AM
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X5 rear fogs sure came in handy last night

We've had rainy/foggy weather overnight. In some spots, you couldn't see more than 10 feet infront of you






And of course, equally lit corona rings, no eyeball effect - Just say no to H8 LED bulbs for corona rings, they don't look anything like OEM

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Old 05-01-2014, 10:23 AM
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love my rear fog lights... with the rain we were getting last couple of days, i am sure they were helping the folks behind me avoiding kissing my behind!!!
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Yep, just last week 4 other cars around me were all rear ended in the fog...but I was saved by my rear fogs.

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How do you get them to workIs it just modifying the switch or you have to run wires too?
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this is the thread to start reading

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-foru...-complete.html

starting from post 200, there is a slight modification to the original right-up by mrtm2008 - Ricky Bobby and myself used the factory wires to connect the rear fogs instead of employing a trailer module. this modification required coding of the rear fogs, but this way each light is controlled and monitored individually by the LCM and you don't need to buy the trailer module...

You need to source euro switch, run a single wire from the left side of the dash to the passenger footwell, then work on the back of the car and source the bulb holders and bulbs... one of simplest DIY projects out there, with a lot of satisfaction...
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this is the thread to start reading

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-foru...-complete.html

starting from post 200, there is a slight modification to the original right-up by mrtm2008 - Ricky Bobby and myself used the factory wires to connect the rear fogs instead of employing a trailer module. this modification required coding of the rear fogs, but this way each light is controlled and monitored individually by the LCM and you don't need to buy the trailer module...

You need to source euro switch, run a single wire from the left side of the dash to the passenger footwell, then work on the back of the car and source the bulb holders and bulbs... one of simplest DIY projects out there, with a lot of satisfaction...
Simple was the e9x way where you just open the original light switch and add a Lego piece.
This seems pretty complicated and costly with needing the euro switch
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Old 05-02-2014, 09:02 AM
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You need the Euro switch as well as running and additional wire from the switch to the FRM on the E70.

http://www.xoutpost.com/attachments/...ogs-e70-x5.pdf
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