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Old 25th February 2021, 09:08 AM
HPsauce HPsauce is offline
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I've fitted a second foglamp om my UK D2, it's very easy, apart from the reflector!
Everything was there including the wiring, I just bought a bulbholder from our sponsors, unwrapped the connector, fitted a bulb and plugged it in.
I vaguely recall that there might have been a blanking plate to punch out but that was dead easy.

Except...… there's no reflective material on the plastic and no obvious way to take the unit apart easily. So at first it looked relatively dim.
In the end I bought some adhesive metallic tape, cut off little tapered strips of it, fed them through the mounting hole and pressed them into place with my fingers and various tools.
It worked well enough that the two fog lights now appear near enough the same intensity. Occasionally an MOT tester has commented on them but not enough to flag it up, mainly just the observation that there are two.

So, UK-spec cars have a reflector on the single standard (right) side foglamp, but not the left.
But all the wiring is there for both, at least it was on my 1998 PF and subsequent 2002 FL....
2003 D2 FL S8. Irish Green Pearl/Beige. Solar sunroof, auto-dim mirrors, electric rear seat functions, ski hatch retrofit; extended leather. Aftermarket DVB-T, reversing camera and full XCarlink (Bluetooth etc.).
2016 Volvo V40 T5 Cross Country (4WD) with ALL the toys including adaptive cruise etc. etc. Osmium Grey with Blonde/Charcoal leather interior. Polestar performance "optimisation". (A much rarer model than a D2 S8 by the way!)
Finally: gone, but not forgotten.....
1998 D2 PF S8. AgateGrey/Platinum. Every option (I think) except electric rear seats, tiptronic steering wheel, ski hatch, towbar & dimming door mirrors.
e.g. Cruise control, NavPlus/TV, Bose, GSM, Xenons, Solar roof, Parking sensors, Alcantara/leather everywhere of course. (internal dimming mirror added later)
1998 (very early) Ford Focus 1.8 Zetec; ABS/TCS, Heated screen/mirrors, Aircon, Auto-dim mirror, Leather, Trip computer, Cruise control, OEM Ford SatNav with CD changer.

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