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I wish I could keep the fog lights on with high beams. Found a software product call Fog Light, Non-US. Anyone know what it does?<br>Thanks,<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Ready to R at 10:53 PM 6-17-2006</i>
 

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Re: Anyone heard about a Non-US fog light software download? (Ready to R)

Isn't that illegal in the US?
 

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Re: Anyone heard about a Non-US fog light software download? (MagoonR)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MagoonR</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Isn't that illegal in the US?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yes, but so is raping M3's. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Seriously though a dealer might think twice about doing something that might be illegal. Anyone know if it is?<p>
 

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Re: Anyone heard about a Non-US fog light software download? (llabahn)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>llabahn</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Yes, but so is raping M3's. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Only if the M3 presses charges.
 

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Re: Anyone heard about a Non-US fog light software download? (MagoonR)

Double <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> . This place is getting more entertaining by the day! Keep up the good work guys! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Anyone heard about a Non-US fog light software download? (Ready to R)

My fog lights do remain on with high beam.. so the software is question could be it - i.e. euro spec.
 

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Re: Anyone heard about a Non-US fog light software download? (Ready to R)

The software product part # is 9499585. If someone can confirm its function I might be able to get it. <p>Be really nice to have the fogs fill in below the lower cut off of the high beams <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
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Dealer tryed to install 9499585 Fogs w/hi. He tryed but could not do it. His Computer said, 'incompatable". I mentioned that it may be a euro spec asked if ther was a way to work around. No. I think if I can find the relay, it can be re wired.
 

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I gave the dealer the software part #, but after trying it he told me they couldn't do it because it was illegal in California. This was the dealer in Pasadena.
 

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Correct me if I am wrong....<p>Couldnt you give the fogs a constant 12v power supply and then run it to a switch inside your R (if you wanted this feature bad enough)?
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Copeland</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Correct me if I am wrong....<p>Couldnt you give the fogs a constant 12v power supply and then run it to a switch inside your R (if you wanted this feature bad enough)? </TD></TR></TABLE><p>I know defgh1 (Doug) re-wired his.<p><A HREF="http://www.v70r.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=470&hl=headlight" TARGET="_blank">http://www.v70r.com/forums/ind...light</A>
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>CURT</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Dealer tryed to install 9499585 Fogs w/hi. He tryed but could not do it. His Computer said, 'incompatable". I mentioned that it may be a euro spec asked if ther was a way to work around. No. I think if I can find the relay, it can be re wired. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>More details in this thread:<p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=61804" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=61804</A><p>There are different part #s for V and S for the euro download. If you have an S this might be the reason it said imcompatible.
 

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Come on Needsdecaf, say it, I may have some engineering blood in me <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Copeland</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Come on Needsdecaf, say it, I may have some engineering blood in me <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Maybe some mad scientist blood. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Well, we will see tonight. <p>I bought more emergency lighting LEDS for the grille of my s80. I have to add a fourth and fifth switch to my car now, run wires from the trunk to the grille, synch these lights, etc. Ill post pics of a successful install or pics of my car burning to the ground<br>
 

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Its definitely illegal in most states in the US. My Honda Prelude has OEM fogs and they are the same way...as are other vehicles with OEM fogs.<br>Easy work-around would be to clip the high-beam input that's going to the FL relay that switches the relay off when HB are engaged.<br>(be sure to tape cut wire - DUH!)<p>Brad
 

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I don't think it's illegal for the R. Most real lighting systems burn 4 bulbs of some sort for high beams which is the maximum allowed and hence the reason why fogs have to be off with high beams. In the R the 'high' beam is a tilted low beam meaning only two sources of forward illumination. I've not heard of any legal reason why the R can't run fogs with high beams but I'm not surprised it didn't occur to Volvo to write software for the R's U.S. market as it is an exception for a Volvo product and not the rule.<p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>aneurysm</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Its definitely illegal in most states in the US. My Honda Prelude has OEM fogs and they are the same way...as are other vehicles with OEM fogs.<br>Easy work-around would be to clip the high-beam input that's going to the FL relay that switches the relay off when HB are engaged.<br>(be sure to tape cut wire - DUH!)<p>Brad</TD></TR></TABLE>
 

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The part number is for the V. There is another # for the S. It works. Glad to hear it's not illegal <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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