So since I don't really like the oem fogs for the I2 insight I was thinking of converting the front lower turn signals into fog lights and using the orange reflector lights as the turn signals.
I was hoping to just swap the plugs for the lights but it has different connectors so I was wondering if anyone knew the wires that I would have to switch? I tried searching for wire diagrams of the insight wires and haven't found anything. So could anyone possibly help?! Thanks
The fogs require a lot of adjustment to get them in the sweet spot, they are designed for a 55 watt bulb. The turn signals just use a basic 5 watt bulb with a very wide angle flood pattern. The "orange reflector" is a side marker light and isnt viewable from the front. It uses a 2 watt bulb.
The fog lamp is rather sandwiched into the front bumper for its mount. I guess you could rig something up?
Well, this is the first this is being brought to my attention. I aim mines to light the front side area of the car about 3ft in front of it so I can see the ditch or edge of the road, line on the road, etc. I also wired mines up to operate with no other lamps. I use to druve 18 miles a day in a rural area that the fog was soo thick you could not see the edge of your nose if your windows were open. I use the fogs only and drove like 5 mph with my blinkers on til I got home.
Originally Posted by jonnyvtec
Sweet spot? Fog lights are designed to be seen by other road users, not light up the road.
Ill have to get the manual out and get back to you. The wire loom in the insight is just long enough for everything to plug into the connectors as they were setup. The turn signals have a nice long wire as well as the fogs. Since my fogs are hid I got a relay kit, which makes them even longer. The orange reflector lights have a short cable on them. Maybe you can wire up the city light with it for the turn signals?
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