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    Thread: Searched and searched... DIY Front foglights... anyone?

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      03-06-2012 11:01 PM #1
      As the title says... can someone please point me to this DIY, couldn't find them, most results take me to the rear fog light

      TIA!

      ~ja

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      03-06-2012 11:23 PM #2
      I need to know this to cuz I just put my bumper in but didnt install the wiring for the fogs

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      03-07-2012 08:16 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by jachong View Post
      As the title says... can someone please point me to this DIY, couldn't find them, most results take me to the rear fog light

      TIA!

      ~ja
      I found this I already bought it but it gives you more then an idea of what to do but you would have to get the fog and grill , and euro switch and the harness. you can find the switch and fog lights and grills on many sites or even e bay , my advise is if you get it from e bay find out where its coming from I ordered some after markets and its been 7 weeks still waiting for it in the mail.

      http://www.ecstuning.com/stage/edoc/mkvfog.pdf

      Page with the harness I think many others sell it also http://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-...D-2.0T/ES7713/

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      03-07-2012 09:54 AM #5
      Thanks! but still not very clear on what or where to plug the trigger wire...

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      03-07-2012 07:45 PM #6
      I have a complete set for sale if anyone else needs some.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...t-Foglight-Kit

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      03-07-2012 08:57 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by jachong View Post
      Thanks! but still not very clear on what or where to plug the trigger wire...
      The trigger wire connects to the Euro light switch in the car. If you pull out the switch, you will see its attached to a plastic harness with a bunch of other wires and a few open slots. For the ECS kit, you insert the trigger wire into Pin 6 (might be the same for all kit installations) which should be an open slot in the plastic harness. You have to fish the trigger wire into the car from the engine bay where all the other fog light wires are running. I believe ECS labels the trigger wire as such on its harness.

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      03-08-2012 07:24 AM #8
      ^^ Thanks! but.... where it goes the other end of the trigger wire?

      TIA!

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      03-08-2012 08:57 AM #9
      http://www.ecstuning.com/stage/edoc/mkvfog.pdf on page 8 of that pdf it explained what to do with the trigger wire. it shows pics also

      Remove head light switch connector cover by using a small screw driver or pick
      and lifting up the small tab indicated in the above picture. Slide the connector
      cover off.

      Insert the small pin on the end of the trigger wire into slot 5 on the connector.
      Replace connector cover, and install headlight + fog switch. (You must already
      have, or purchased a suitable USA Front Fog capable or a European spec
      switch.

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      03-08-2012 11:33 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by jachong View Post
      ^^ Thanks! but.... where it goes the other end of the trigger wire?

      TIA!

      ~ja
      For the ECS kit, its part of the wiring harness and all the wires attach to a relay you install in the engine bay. The ECS harness is fully assembled so all you need to do is plug it into the relay and fish the wires to their appropriate locations.

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      03-09-2012 09:16 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by sbarrett4 View Post
      For the ECS kit, its part of the wiring harness and all the wires attach to a relay you install in the engine bay. The ECS harness is fully assembled so all you need to do is plug it into the relay and fish the wires to their appropriate locations.
      Thanks for the input but unfortunatelyI do not have the ECS harness, I have the OEM (from Kufatec) and is slightly different:



      That's why I'm stuck.

      Ideas on how to plug the said harness?

      TIA!

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