Okay, time for some fog light humor. Back in Highschool, 1980 when the Rally
look was getting popular with cars I installed a set of those huge off road
lights that you see on the top of truck lightbars. But I installed them on
my '76 VW Rabbit. Oh I had the blacked out bumpers and wheels and these huge
"I forget how many candlepower" lights mounted on the front bumper. But I do
remember that I went with the most powerful lights I could find. They cost
me alot of $$$ especially on a teens after school salary at the local KMart.
Anyway, I ran some nice thick wires to a Radio Shack switch and into the
dash. Everything look nice and clean and quite sporty too. I just couldnt
wait for darkness. That night my buddies and I went driving and when we got
on the freeway where ther was noone in front of us I hit the lights. Wow!
Instant daylight! It was just unbelieveable. I was all of a sudden totally
After about 30 seconds I smelled something burning. We couldnt figure out
what it was but it must be due to my latest modification. Then the lights
went out and when I reached for the switch I got a finger full of melted
I did install a heavyduty switch later and then the only problems I had were
killing my battery after 15 minutes of use. I used them alot of Hwy 5 going
south to LA often. They were wonderful.
Michael "Calspeed" Carion