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habbie 09-24-2007 12:26 AM

DIY: **HID in e36 FOGS BY Brent**
 
i would like to express my thanks to Brent (zx7rhitch) for this excellent write up, well done.:buttrock

start by popping the fog light out, use a long flat screw driver to pry it out.
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc112/BavToys/f7.jpg

bracket minus the fog light.
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc112/BavToys/f8.jpg

remove the connector and cut the wires, leave a bit of slack should you ever get the urge to go back to stock..:rolleyes
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc112/BavToys/f1.jpg

minus the plug.
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc112/BavToys/f2.jpg

one more, black and red wires are from the adapter harness (marked as input from hid box) we include with the hid kit:

http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc112/BavToys/f3.jpg

http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/c...oys/fog2-2.jpg

habbie 09-24-2007 12:26 AM


remove back cover from fog and pry the back cover plate:
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc112/BavToys/f6.jpg

http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc112/BavToys/f9.jpg

drill a hole in the back cover, ~7/8" will do:
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/c...avToys/f11.jpg

this is what you should have when you are done:
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/c...avToys/f10.jpg

solder the harness into the factory wires:
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc112/BavToys/f4.jpg

habbie 09-24-2007 12:27 AM

heat shrink and cover with elec. tape for good measure:
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/cc112/BavToys/f5.jpg

this is what it should look like at this point:
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/c...avToys/f12.jpg

lit up :D:
http://i215.photobucket.com/albums/c...avToys/f17.jpg

mount the ballast in the bumper support beam or another solid surface, pop the fog light back in place and enjoy.

MFactor164 09-24-2007 04:06 PM

:tup

xsperf 09-24-2007 09:51 PM

habbie, you are making my bank account drop down to zero so very often, i hate you!

AttackLax 02-18-2009 02:23 PM

so I cant seem to get the headlight to sit at all. Its like the housing on the back of the unit is too big for the hole. Is there any angle I am missing to get these to just drop right in?

AttackLax 02-18-2009 02:25 PM

ugh, delete that...I was looking at two light forums and posted in the wrong one...sorry

KineticImpulse 08-31-2009 05:36 PM

where can i get that wire harness (the one when pulled out of the grommet)?


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