Project Subaru WRC S5 lamp pod (part 5)

Final steps in this project that I did since I got the pod in december 2015. Make sure to check part onetwo , three and four for the complete story. When I did the wiring I didn’t know where to install the fuses for the extra lights. Until now… I wanted them to be out of sight for an ‘oem’ look. I bought this fusebox:

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And I found a free spot in the oem fusebox…

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The additional fusebox had space for four fuses, but it was too large to fit inside the free spot. Had to cut one of…ah well;

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Then I made the small wire from the battery to the fusebox. Although I use two fuses for the lamppod, I anticipated to have the third fuse wired up too (for future bumperpods?):

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Even the cable hose looks oem to the excisting ones:

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Wires labeled and lead through the fusebox hole:

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And this is how it looks with the new fuses in:

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Testing time!

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Removed the fog covers to have even more lights up front, haha! After 5 years I will use these fog lamps again, happy I decided to keep them behind the covers in all working order:

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Nothing beats some nighttesting, hard to take pictures with this amount of light…

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A little bit further back:

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Some road testing and adjusting was needed, but it was almost good from installation. From top to bottom:

  1. Headlights
  2. Headlights + Foglights
  3. Headlights + Foglights + Lamp pod

Pictures do not match the real eyesight, the lamps show approx. 1km ahead. In my adjustments I turned the left and right lamps a little wider.

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A short video to show how it is to drive it at night. iPhone quality, will add better in future 🙂

Now I need to think about a new project…!

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