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Re: Light Kit *&$%#@...
I missed the earlier bits of this thread, but if the issue is how to put hot
bulbs in, relay them and not have a bulb warning indicator, then I am up
against the same. I will let you know if I figure out a way -- I have some
ideas. Regarding driving lights, I paid $99 at Pep Boys for Hella XL
(auxilliary low beam lights) which come with a relay, switch and virtually
everything you need for installation. I hooked the relay control line to
the city lights with the switch in series. This way, I can run any
combination of lights that I choose. I didn't want to mess up my dash with
the switch, so I mounted it at the back of that little cubby hole which is a
change holder in some cars. The lights are terrific. I aimed them so that
I can see much more of the road and oncoming traffic seldom flashes me. On
a dark wet night with low beams and Hellas, turning off the Hellas is like
turning off the lights but turning off the Audi low beams has little overall
At 02:56 PM 10/24/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Well, if no one can come up with the fix that Eliot had someone do, I'm afraid
>that I'm gonna have to bag this approach, as I can't stand the thought of
>living with my computer display perpetually telling me I've got a bulb out.
>According to my wrench (who was the chief Audi wrench at the local dealer
>before that dealer dumped the franchise), there's no easy ($) way around
>this due to the way the computer uses the circut to test for bulb integrity
>("Hey bulb,are you still honest...?)
>Don't like the idea of living with the stock Audi Head-Darks either...
><Insert several of your most colorful explitives here, and save me the bother.>
>Soooo, it looks like the next avenue to pursue is replacing the fogs with
>real, honest-to-goodness *driving* lights. Suggestions, BTDTs welcome...
>Oh yeah, speaking of Eliot, you folks in the Seattle area best be wary of a
>stupid grin flying down the road at about Mach 3+ in the very near future...
>Bart (whose stupid grin only flies around here at about Mach 1+...)