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Old 12-05-2007, 02:49 PM   #1
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Wiring (Colors) ????

Im just got the CSL V.2 Bumpers and it came with some after market Fogs.

I need to splice some wires in order for them work, can some help with some wiring guide?

I know for regular wiring....

Black - ground
Red - Constant
Yellow or white - Accessory

But the wiring for the Fogs in my E46 is different? any help?
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Old 12-06-2007, 07:04 AM   #2
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couldnt u just tap into the wires that r there for ur fogs now
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Old 12-06-2007, 12:41 PM   #3
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The wires that came in with the new fogs have the red wires and the black wires...the wires that are hooked up right now are in Brown/white and black I think. Not too sure which one is Power and ground.
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Old 12-06-2007, 01:24 PM   #4
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Get a cheap multi-meter to be 100% sure. Brown is typically ground.

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Old 12-06-2007, 03:34 PM   #5
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cool....I'll try that today.
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Old 12-07-2007, 03:39 PM   #6
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If you have incandescent bulbs, polarity does not matter. If you have LED or HID bulbs, they would only work if connected with the correct polarity. Either way, just hooke them up; if doesn't work, switch polarity.
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