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Tywhiteguy
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DRL switchback help

Postby Tywhiteguy » Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:46 am

Hi all, I planned on getting the Audi style headlights but haven’t figured out how to convince my lady that I NEED them lol! Until then I was wondering if anyone has figured out how to wire in a drl switchback on the ES model. I tried this on my last car but couldn’t quite figure it out. Also, if that is out of the question how do I set up oem drls? because my base model does not come with them
Thank you in advance
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Re: DRL switchback help

Postby bumblebee » Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:33 pm

From memory the indicator stalk had to be swapped out and the ETACS box modified
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Re: DRL switchback help

Postby bumblebee » Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:34 pm

Easier way is to use the Parker lights as a trigger thru a relay to power up the DRL
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Re: DRL switchback help

Postby Tywhiteguy » Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:28 am

Yah that’s how I have it now was wondering if there was a simple, clean fix. What about modifying the turn signals into switchbacks?
2012 ES Sportback USDM Long Beach, CA. RA Snorkel, K&N Drop-In,Custom 2.25 catback with Flowmaster resonator+jdm 4” muffler, Gutted from rear seats back, Pioneer AVH-211EX+12” compact sub :welcome:

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Re: DRL switchback help

Postby bumblebee » Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:41 am

I haven't removed the entire stalk assembly before so I'm not much use to you on how it's done . sorry
4G69 Throttle body conversion viewtopic.php?f=49&t=22125
E85 fuel conversion viewtopic.php?f=49&t=22182
P0420 Fix viewtopic.php?f=49&t=22747
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