BX Front fog lamps.

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BX Front fog lamps.

Post by ken newbold » Thu Nov 10, 2005 8:11 pm

Come on all you 16v polishers, give your car a treat.

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Nov 10, 2005 8:52 pm

I'll tell you what, I am tempted, but does anybody have any palstic protectors for these foglamps? I do, as the guy I bought my BX from fabricated some out of acetate/polycarbonate - or something - not a bad idea if you are going to invest the huge sums these objects will obviously attract! If I get the chance, I'll post a pic and a plan...

BTW Are these 'Fog' lights or 'Driving' lamps??? I like the way they illuminate the edges of dark (obviously!) country lanes - even when there's no fog!
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Post by ken newbold » Thu Nov 10, 2005 8:57 pm

I hope your right about the price.

However I think this is also an "AGEISM" thing. In my day (old sod) they were fog lamps. But today they are driving lamps, mind you in my day we never drove round during the day with our lights on, therefore we didn't need sunglasses either. 8)
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Post by cavmad » Thu Nov 10, 2005 10:25 pm

BTW Are these 'Fog' lights or 'Driving' lamps??? I like the way they illuminate the edges of dark (obviously!) country lanes - even when there's no fog![/quote]

Worth finding out as my mate got done by the motorway coppers for having his on when it wasn`t foggy. To win his appeal against it he had to provide the handbook for the car and got a letter from Vauxhall to back him up.
Of course this doesn`t apply if you own a BMW or a Volvo 340 as there must be a rule somewhere saying you have to leave them on all fooking day and night :twisted:
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Thu Nov 10, 2005 11:01 pm

I think the best thing is to use your judgement. There's no need for them unless you can't see properly ahead and the use of full beam would be inappropriate (or, in the case of driving in the pitch black along country lanes, use both and dip the mains when you see approaching vehicles, maybe). The argument that it increases your visibility re: other road users is, IMHO bunkum: It does, but it annoys the **** out of 'em. And it points you out as a pillock. So a no-win situation.
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Post by classic2cv » Wed Nov 23, 2005 4:49 pm

did you get it?
Citroen BX

Origami in plastic and steel

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