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      10-26-2012, 06:14 PM   #1
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Break Light -Fog Light Combined

I am planning to Tint my rear Lights slightly to give it a little darker touch. SO i am wondering if anyone has fond a way to combine the fog lights in the rear with the Breaklights. IF so how (through Coding or Hard Wiring) ?

when i drive i see soo many people not paying attention to the cars in front of them. They are distracted by who knows what they are doing in the car. My goal is it to get as much attention as i can for them to see that i am breaking. I hate having someone hit me in the back if i can avoid it or at least minimize my chances.

I already have the BrakeForce Coding on my Coding list but i am trying to find a way to add the Foglight to it somehow. Preferrable through Code (Less invasive)


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      10-26-2012, 06:26 PM   #2
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Not possible via coding. I also wouldn't mess with the car's wiring to do this.
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      10-26-2012, 06:35 PM   #3
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Say it with me... braking.
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Not sure turning on the rear fogs with the brakes and potentially night blinding the person behind you is the best answer for your dilemma...
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Not sure turning on the rear fogs with the brakes and potentially night blinding the person behind you is the best answer for your dilemma...
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Hmmmm...you mean in addition to the standard brake force display?

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/newvehicle...eaklights.html
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Why is his light broken? I thought that won of the French benefits of having a BMW was that for all intensive porpoises you didn't have to worry about the little things braking.
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Why is his light broken? I thought that won of the French benefits of having a BMW was that for all intensive porpoises you didn't have to worry about the little things braking.
Moist egg sell ant poste.
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I guess you can get the Euro "blinky blinky blinky" heavy braking coded. I will add this to my list when I get my car coded.
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      10-27-2012, 05:26 AM   #11
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Why is his light broken? I thought that won of the French benefits of having a BMW was that for all intensive porpoises you didn't have to worry about the little things braking.
I think I braked my sides larfing at this one...!
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Not sure turning on the rear fogs with the brakes and potentially night blinding the person behind you is the best answer for your dilemma...
I am tinting the back a littel so the lights wont be as intense as without it. Thats why i figured the fog light would bring it back to a normal light level.
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Ridiculous thread
same as your post...
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Hmmmm...you mean in addition to the standard brake force display?

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/newvehicle...eaklights.html
yes as i mentioned i am tinting the lights a little. The fog light seems brighter thus it balances it out at least if not enhances it.

I will have the Brake force light also coded. just in addition.
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Say it with me... braking.
thanks for that helpful post.
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I could have just joined in the fray and made fun of your spelling..oh well thats what I get for trying to be pragamatic
Maybe i should add a disclaimer before i post for people not to make my spelling an issue as i am not native. But rather focus on what was asked...
Hope you wont be treated in other countries like that.
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Why is his light broken? I thought that won of the French benefits of having a BMW was that for all intensive porpoises you didn't have to worry about the little things braking.
Better have it and not need it then need it and not have it...
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Hmmmm...you mean in addition to the standard brake force display?

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/newvehicle...eaklights.html
yes in addition ... the foglight is brighter and will work better on Tinted lights
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Tinting your lights is a stupid idea.
That's ridiculous. The next thing you'll claim is that ground effects lighting is not cool.
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Not possible via coding. I also wouldn't mess with the car's wiring to do this.
Update: Done and doable through Coding.
I am glad i have the right guy to do my coding... He deserves all the credit for this. Won't mention his name until i get his permission.

I am glad he didn't handle the question/challange like a dealership. Sorry not possible. He gave it a shot and he did it.

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Hmmmm...you mean in addition to the standard brake force display?

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/newvehicle...eaklights.html
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