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Old 03-05-2021, 05:42 PM
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Restoring W123 Fog Lights?

Has anyone taken a very faded W123 amber fog light and successfully restored it so that the amber color is bright and vibrant? Neither example attached are mine BTW.

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Old 03-05-2021, 10:20 PM
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There was a thread several years ago about restoring the yellow Fog
Lights. Couldn`t find it searching but came across this one.


http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/383385-w123-fog-lights.html



I just run the clear Fog Lights in the 240 and 300D. I changed the 55W
bulb in the 300 to a 100W, and wired them to come on with the high
beam. really lights up the dark roads out here.


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Old 03-06-2021, 05:12 AM
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If you change to clear, you can also buy yellow bulbs, if you have to have the yellow. That is what I did after I installed Ecodes on my w123 and w124.
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Old 03-06-2021, 11:22 AM
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napa sells some cool looking amber and yellow ones they are like 10 bucks

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