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Difference between US spec and Euro spec turning lights

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Can someone tell me what's the difference between the US spec and Euro spec turning lights assembly? That's the light next to the front projectors.

Are they interchangeable?

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Can someone tell me what's the difference between the US spec and Euro spec turning lights assembly? That's the light next to the front projectors.

Are they interchangeable?
Firstly, what do you think the difference is????






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Yes there are interchangeable
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Firstly, what do you think the difference is????
I thought that the running light bulb was in the projector in the euro spec while it is in the turn signal assy in the US spec. But it seems I'm wrong!

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We don't have running lights in the UK (yet - meant to be coming in in 2011). Little article about them HERE.






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Looking back at the owner's manual, I realized they are called parking lights. That is the first position to the right on the lamp switch.

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Looking back at the owner's manual, I realized they are called parking lights. That is the first position to the right on the lamp switch.

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Ahhh - in the UK we call those 'sidelights' - the one under the (direction) indicator in my sig pic. below.






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It seems we need to come up with a thesaurus for all these technical terms that differ around the world! Think bonnet/hood, trunk/boot...
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