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Fog lights, on w/ headlights?
> >Note that you defeat the whole purpose of fog lights if you have your
> >headlights on. Headlights are mounted too high to work right in fog,
> >rain and snow. Thanks to our brain-dead politicians that specified a
> >MINIMUM height for headlights. This also screwed up the design of my
> >favorite car, the Lotus Europa, but don't get me started on that. Many
> >cars have the fog lights interlocked to require the headlights be on.
> >Foolishness, IMHO.
A general question for all.
I had projection beam foglamps installed on a car I recently bought.
To my dismay, when I turned them on one evening, I found out that
they only turn on when the low-beam headlights are on! They turn off
when you put the high-beams on (not a really big deal), and they turn
off when you have the parking lights on.
What is the point?
If I'm driving in the fog, I want my headlights off, and the foglamps
Anyhow, I've seen this "feature" on a pontiac I had the misfortune of
Is this some government conspiracy, or just the unwise auto
manufacture's poor decision?
- Mike White
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