1996 E36 318is - Putting front fogs on a E36

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    The 3 series that ive bought hasnt got any front fogs fitted, so im going to fit some! Now, ive found some fogs and i could wire them up on a seperate switch... but can i use a oem front fog switch? As im not sure if about the wiring on the back of them, wether its a plug or what? Is there a plug already connected in the dash loom somewhere and at the bumper so its basicly plug and play?

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    Can anybody offer the OP any advice here ?
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    AFAIK BMW don't leave unused connections in place like other car companies.
    All depends how good you are with electrics? You could use an OE Fog switch, would require a new connection to your loom though, as the OE connection that is used for the rear fogs won't connect to the front fog switch (the front fog switch is a 1 piece switch for front & rear fogs).
    Sounds a bit confusing I know :S
    Then you've got to run the extra wires to the fog lights, power, relay's etc.
    It is possible, I put extra fog lamps on my Honda Prelude just takes a bit of time.
     
     

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    Im not too bad with electrics!

    I think ill just put them on another switch somewhere to be easier

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    Quote Originally Posted by Izard-Industries View Post
    Im not too bad with electrics!

    I think ill just put them on another switch somewhere to be easier

    Cheers
    One option I've heard of is to wire them up to the full beam so they come on when you go full!
     
     

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    Thats a good idea actually!
    Would the wiring take the extra current for the fogs?
     
     

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    I would assume it should be okay, as it's been mentioned a few times. I'm sure I saw someone on this forum who had to do it, but can't remember who.

    Let me know how you get on regardless, it'll be good info for when I put mine in.
     
     

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