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Re: Upshift light >> foglight indicator

I happened to be in my coupe's dash today and noticed that there is an
indicator for fogs. It's a green lamp icon with sloped light rays. It's
similar to the high beam indicator. Both digital dashes have it. Nice to
know it's there in case I add some lighting. I also discovered that the
'86 dash is backlit red while the 87.5 is orange.

Huw Powell wrote:
> > Next, I was wondering how you hooked up you shift indicator light to be
> > the auxillary light indicator.  I think this is a great idea.  I would
> > like a little more detail on this, like which wires need to be cut and
> > spliced into.
> like most Audi circuits, this one is activated by switching the ground.
> The bulb is always seeing 12v on one side.  It is then grounded by the
> control unit.  So your aux light switch has to switch a ground as well.
> I planned it this way, so that is what it does to turn on the lights.  I
> found the connection to the shift light, I can't remember where, sorry,
> and hooked it up to the switch.  I put a little diode in line to avoid
> unforseen consequences at the lighting relay.  let me know if you need
> more info.
> > This is something cool I just did that reminded me of something you would
> > have on your website.  I began by hooking up Hella 500's on the top
> > bumper.  They work great.  I then took a hazard light switch out of a junk
> > yard 4000 dash.  I flipped it upsidedown and place it into one of the
> > blank space on the left hand side of the dash, just within reach of my
> > finger while driving.
> Yup, the classic aux switch for an Audi is a spare defroster switch in a
> dummy hole.
> > By the way, I just hardwired my radar detector yesterday
> Did you mount a bazillion dB RS piezo buzzer under the instrument
> console?  that's what the little vent fins are for - so you can hear the
> radar detector!
> --
> Huw Powell
> http://www.thebook.com/human-speakers/audi-main.htm
> the steering wheel isn't connected to anything, it's just a place to
> rest your hands