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Oliverb

hi all, 

i ordered these DRL fog light surrounds which i think will look SEXYYY!!
 
what do i need to know about th legal side of having them..
like do i need to remove my side lights to have these ?? are these used instead of my side lights ??

any other info would be great :)

many thanks 
 

Preee

You don't use them as side lights , when it goes dark you must turn on your side lights , they do not replace side lights either.

 

You can either have them turn off when you turn side lights on or Dim 50% , you can't have them Max power at night time they are far too bright.

Oliverb
Right ok, do they dim auto? Or is it something I will have to work out how to do..?

Thanks
minnis
If I remember correctly, there should be a ground wire, a positive wire, and one going to your light switch so it dims when your lights come on.
Preee

If i remember right there are 4 wires , + - Dim and Off , very easy to wire just take a look at my guide for installing them.

Stoney871
To be totally legal they should run off a relay that dims them with side lights and turns them off conpletely with headlights on.
Oliverb

Thank you guys  :) 

Nickster

Just fitted some to mine that look the same . The controller had 4 wires . fused red - to + on battery , black to ground or (-) on battery . orange ACC wire (this turns drls on with ignition) which should go to a piggyback fuse as in preee's guide and a white wire which taps into sidelight to dim the DRL's when you switch your lights on.

 

If there like mine its worth checking the seal is ok on the alloy part of the DRL , I noticed the front lens on mine wasn't quite sealed to the alloy part so its worth bunging abit of extra silicone sealant on.

 

Pleased with how its turned out :)

 

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Nickster

Wiring diagram I knocked up for mine

 

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Oliverb

Just fitted some to mine that look the same . The controller had 4 wires . fused red - to + on battery , black to ground or (-) on battery . orange ACC wire (this turns drls on with ignition) which should go to a piggyback fuse as in preee's guide and a white wire which taps into sidelight to dim the DRL's when you switch your lights on.
 
If there like mine its worth checking the seal is ok on the alloy part of the DRL , I noticed the front lens on mine wasn't quite sealed to the alloy part so its worth bunging abit of extra silicone sealant on.
 
Pleased with how its turned out :)
 


Cheers for that :-)
Once they arrive I will make sure I look at what you have mentioned
I ordered from HK did you? If you do how long was you waitin ?

They looks smart as though !!!
Lenny

Just fitted some to mine that look the same . The controller had 4 wires . fused red - to + on battery , black to ground or (-) on battery . orange ACC wire (this turns drls on with ignition) which should go to a piggyback fuse as in preee's guide and a white wire which taps into sidelight to dim the DRL's when you switch your lights on.
 
If there like mine its worth checking the seal is ok on the alloy part of the DRL , I noticed the front lens on mine wasn't quite sealed to the alloy part so its worth bunging abit of extra silicone sealant on.
 
Pleased with how its turned out :)
 


They really look the business mate top class,
A colour coded bonnet lip would finish of your front end nicely for under 40 pounds painted.
Nickster

Cheers for that :-)
Once they arrive I will make sure I look at what you have mentioned
I ordered from HK did you? If you do how long was you waitin ?
They looks smart as though !!!


Yep Hk mate though eBay . They took about 8 days to come so not too bad . Another thing to mention is that where the wiring comes out of the back of the drl , there's a plastic p-clip that holds the wires . I had to take the p-clip off as there was not enough room in the bumper to house it so it was pushing the drl s away from the bumper.
Nickster

They really look the business mate top class,
A colour coded bonnet lip would finish of your front end nicely for under 40 pounds painted.


Cheers , might have a go at that . Will have to mock something up in photoshop to see how it would look . Also thinking of painting the calliper s but not sure what colour will go best , kinda thinking white maybe on the calliper s?
Lenny

Cheers , might have a go at that . Will have to mock something up in photoshop to see how it would look . Also thinking of painting the calliper s but not sure what colour will go best , kinda thinking white maybe on the calliper s?

Canarie yellow and a matching Mountune badge on the rear would go nice agenst the blue.


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