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      08-29-2014, 02:34 AM   #1
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I was Wondering, In the LCI X3 Equipped with Adaptive LED (Or Adaptive Xenon) the Fog Light Serves as the Cornering Light. My question is that since the Fog Light is LED not like the Pre-LCI which had the Swivel Reflector... Long Story Short, does the Cornering Light in the LCI X3/X4 illuminate the corners well? I have noticed that in the 2013 X6 with Adaptive LEDs the Fog lights do not have the Swivel Reflector and they don't really illuminate corners very well.. (Sorry if that made no sense lol)
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I am not sure what you mean by Swivel Reflector. Cornering Lights on my '11 F25 35i (with Xenons) are your regular fog lights which illuminate either side when the steering wheel is turned at a certain angle.
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I am not sure what you mean by Swivel Reflector. Cornering Lights on my '11 F25 35i (with Xenons) are your regular fog lights which illuminate either side when the steering wheel is turned at a certain angle.
A Swivel Reflector is that silver piece you find next to the Light Bulb itself...
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Hi,
I was Wondering, In the LCI X3 Equipped with Adaptive LED (Or Adaptive Xenon) the Fog Light Serves as the Cornering Light. My question is that since the Fog Light is LED not like the Pre-LCI which had the Swivel Reflector... Long Story Short, does the Cornering Light in the LCI X3/X4 illuminate the corners well? I have noticed that in the 2013 X6 with Adaptive LEDs the Fog lights do not have the Swivel Reflector and they don't really illuminate corners very well.. (Sorry if that made no sense lol)
I guess your concern is that the LED foglights might be more directional than the older halogens thus not helping at all in corner illumination? That's a valid concern...the old style ones I have on mine aren't super useful either...I'll have to check this on my parent's LCI X3.
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Hi,
I was Wondering, In the LCI X3 Equipped with Adaptive LED (Or Adaptive Xenon) the Fog Light Serves as the Cornering Light. My question is that since the Fog Light is LED not like the Pre-LCI which had the Swivel Reflector... Long Story Short, does the Cornering Light in the LCI X3/X4 illuminate the corners well? I have noticed that in the 2013 X6 with Adaptive LEDs the Fog lights do not have the Swivel Reflector and they don't really illuminate corners very well.. (Sorry if that made no sense lol)
I guess your concern is that the LED foglights might be more directional than the older halogens thus not helping at all in corner illumination? That's a valid concern...the old style ones I have on mine aren't super useful either...I'll have to check this on my parent's LCI X3.
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A Swivel Reflector is that silver piece you find next to the Light Bulb itself...
Do you mean the parabolic reflector?
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A Swivel Reflector is that silver piece you find next to the Light Bulb itself...
Do you mean the parabolic reflector?
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If you take a look at this picture, there is a reflector in there, but LEDs are more uni-direction in nature.

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If you take a look at this picture, there is a reflector in there, but LEDs are more uni-direction in nature.

Now i see! Thank you
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I am not sure what you mean by Swivel Reflector. Cornering Lights on my '11 F25 35i (with Xenons) are your regular fog lights which illuminate either side when the steering wheel is turned at a certain angle.
Do you need adaptive lighting package for this feature on pre-LCI F25? I have Bi-Xenons lights but my fog light does nothing at corners.

Can you enable it through coding?
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