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Old 07-11-2010, 11:26 AM   #61
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Great Info

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Old 07-11-2010, 11:36 AM   #62
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Old 07-11-2010, 11:45 AM   #63
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Hi Jared,
I just joined the Forum last month. Few members sent me the link for your threads, You did an amazing job , Thank you for doing that.
I tried to send you pirvate message but i couldn't , even no e-mail.
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Old 07-11-2010, 11:54 AM   #64
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i have a foglight switch in great shape if anyone wants to do this...pm me
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Old 07-15-2010, 10:38 AM   #65
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Hello,
I have a 2004 bmw 320, would it be the same wiring or different one?
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Old 12-21-2010, 12:21 PM   #66
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Old 02-28-2011, 06:25 PM   #67
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Only if the links work I would understand it better need better info on the harness that connects to the relay


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Old 05-29-2012, 03:23 AM   #68
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Nice DIY,

Please explain the Step 5, and if you can post diagram it will be very good. thanks.

i think that i have problem in the fog light switch , how can i test it ?
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:30 AM   #69
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Old 12-27-2012, 12:49 AM   #70
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How to wire it with just a toggle switch? What fuse / amp
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:58 PM   #71
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What about xenon headlights? I have two from an m3 that fit in my mtech II bumper...
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Old 12-27-2012, 04:58 PM   #72
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How did u hold the fog lights whT brakets??
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I'm stuck on finding where to put the jumper wire for the grounds.

The only grounds I see are 4-5 brown wires in a single comb connector, but no slot to put the jumper wire into to ground the headlights...wish there were more detailed pics on exactly where you are supposed to hook up the ground.
Instructions are very vague from BMW on where to jumper it, sh!ts pissing me off.
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Old 03-04-2013, 01:33 PM   #74
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Old 03-06-2013, 10:09 PM   #76
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Took matters into my own hands as nobody was of help and the DIY has poor picture reference.

If your car is like mine you might find out in the joint connector box above the fuse box there is no available pins on the comb connector full of grounds (all brown wires) mine had 5 brown wires. Two bigger outer wires and three small ones in the middle.

You want to do a wire tap (I used a parallel 14 gauge wire crimp) and tap into the bigger out wires (with one, I used the right one)

I made a y connector with two male connectors on the end to connect into the ground wires on the harness from the wire I tapped into. Checked it with multimeter and it has voltage so it works. Also hear the solenoid click as well.

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Old 03-17-2013, 01:33 PM   #77
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A few questions... some may seem dumb.. First, why are some of the materials you listed "Free"? Second, will the fog lights turn on if you only have the parking lights on or do you have to have the headlights on as well? Also, you said your bumper was being painted and thats why it wasn't in the pics.. so you are saying that all of this can be done WITHOUT removing the bumper? Thanks!
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Does anyone know where I can buy the harness and how would I install it with harness and relau


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