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LED DRL, Fog and Positioning Lights

Discussion in 'Performance Lighting' started by Querys, September 9, 2018.

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    1. Querys

      Querys New Member

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      Hello Members,

      to make my Ford Explorer street legal in Germany it is mandatory to have white positioning lights at the front.

      Unfortunately the Explorer doesn't support these.

      The previous owner used the side markers and placed them in the front light housing, where they will put out white light. Unfortunately this position was for LED Police flasher and the heat of the bulb melted the housing of the front light.

      My wife and me decided to use another opportunity and replaced the original Halogen Fog lights in the Bumper with LED Fog lights, including white LED positioning light and LED DRL.

      My wife made some modifications to the bracket which holds the OEM Fog light and I modified the electrics. I grabbed the “ignition on” signal for the DRL directly at the fuse box. For the positioning lights I used the side marker wiring and put an extra wiring and finally the fog light and ground signal was already at the bumper. I only cut the wiring and added a new connector.

      Attached the pictures and a video. Starting with positioning light, fog light + pos. light, DRL and finally ending with pos. light.

      http://www.querys.de/Explorer/VIDEO.mp4

      I used the 90mm HELLA 1N0 011 988-011 lights and bought them on amazon
      https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B0137F5WPW




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      This is the original Fog Light

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      Last edited: September 9, 2018
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