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      05-14-2013, 05:09 AM   #1
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anyone retrofitted auto lights?

has this been done? been searching and cant find anything! does anyone kno whats needed?

im thinking a new light switch(was told this also has a builtin auto control unit) and a new light rain sensor which mounts on the windscreen. just unsure of the wiring.
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      05-14-2013, 07:31 AM   #2
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has this been done? been searching and cant find anything! does anyone kno whats needed?

im thinking a new light switch(was told this also has a builtin auto control unit) and a new light rain sensor which mounts on the windscreen. just unsure of the wiring.
Interested in this as well.
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      05-14-2013, 11:30 AM   #3
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I may be wrong but think you need a whole need windscreen (for sensor location ect, needs to be enclosed to work correctly)

Your need wiring loom, switches ect

Can be done, but won't be cheap.
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ive got the new switch with the auto function. also the sensor ive got has a sticky surface that you just stick to the widscreen and it has its own cover. ill have a go see what happens.

jus thinking if my light control module could carry out the functions. think it should be ok tho. its an NFRM/FRM2
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i travel through the blackwall and other tunnels alot and i find myself constantly turning my lights on and off, but was weired to see the same car drive past and seeing the lights go on and off as we exited.
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I'm sure you will need to do the Auto wiper mod as well as they come as a package. You will need a windscreen to as the sensor uses ultra violet light and not naked eye light and where the sensor is on the proper windscreen the area is shaded to accommodate this.

If you've got a E92 then your running good DRL's with the rear lights on all the time anyway... Seems a lot of work!
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You will need a windscreen to as the sensor uses ultra violet light and not naked eye light and where the sensor is on the proper windscreen the area is shaded to accommodate this.

If you've got a E92 then your running good DRL's with the rear lights on all the time anyway... Seems a lot of work![/QUOTE]

yh i have an e92, wasnt aware ill need all of that. jus managed to get the switch and the sensor for a fiver each.

ill make some more enquirers and feed back.

also trying to retrofit the bluetooth shark fin as i have jus coded my mulf2 to activate its bluetooth
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Hi there.

Did you manage to fit this in the end?

I have just bought the auto light switch, RLS sensor and connector for the RLS and would be looking to do this next weekend.

Thanks,

Hal
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Interested to know this myself.
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I did a bit of research on this. The auto light switch and the RLSS (rain/light sensor) aren't expensive. It was hard finding the correct wiper stalk with the auto function and these cost a fair bit more. Not sure if you can use the existing wiper stalk. The buttons look the same but the icon on the stalk is different obviously.

Coding will be required but this is straightforward.

The loom involves connecting the RLSS to the overhead module using a short 3 wire loom, again, if you can find the correct loom it should be plug and play.

However the hardest part is the windscreen. Costly to replace the windscreen, but I doubt the RLSS would work correctly otherwise.
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Hello did you manage to fit this in? I'm interested in doing this?
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