Electrical & Lights Fog lights - possible to run all the time?

Discussion in '7th Generation (2003-2008) [Acura TSX]' started by speeding_ant, Thursday 29th Jan, 2015.

  1. speeding_ant Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Hi!

    Just wondering, is it possible to get the fog lights to run all the time, but still be controlled via the indicator stalk? Currently I have to turn park / headlights on manually to get the fog lights to turn on.

    Cheers!
     
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  2. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Are you talking about using front fog lights as DRL (daylight running lights) ?
     
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  3. speeding_ant Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Yep!
     
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  4. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    There's been a few DRL discussions on the site, here's an example Aftermarket Kit - DRL's

    Have a search for further info but generally seems to be that you can get kits for DRLs.
     
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  5. tonygw Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

    its ilegal for fog lights to be on all the time or even when its not foggy. I think you would need to reduce the watage of the bulbs to a lower wattage if you wanted to use them as day time running lights.
    amazes me how many people use their fog lights all the time!
     
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  6. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Speeding_ant is from New Zealand so he needs to conform to whatever rules apply there but yes that wouldn't be legal here in the UK.
     
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  7. tonygw Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

    ah sorry my bad.
     
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  8. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    That's OK, it's still a valid point.
     
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  9. DeviateDefiant Co-Founder Staff Team

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    @wing has done this on his 7th Generation :Smile:
     
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  10. wing Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    I have my drls linked to my fogs so I can switch them off (not fogs)
    U can get fined for using fog lamps be aware
     
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  11. Brodziu Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

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    I've got kit which uses my main beam as DRL they turn on as soon as I turn the key on, additional they work as coming/leaving home lights, I can adjust brightness of DRL or coming/leaving home lights also time how long they will be on.
    here you can check what I'm talking about, this video comes from one guy from polish forum :Smile:
     
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  12. wing Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    That's cool :Smile: with wiring and relays :Tongue:
    Good job buddy
     
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