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    Auto dimming mirror wiring

    Hi all. Looking into retro fitting the above.....Does anyone know if it can be wired into the interior lighting cluster, rather than tracing the wires down to the fuse box???

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    Wire it in as per factory, circuits are only designed for specific loads, adding more load to a circuit not allowed for, may cause issues for other components in that circuit.

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    Auto dimming in an avant is pointless if you have tints.
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    I disagree, had tints on our S4 & it still worked no problem, also on all our cars since about 2000 which have all had autodimming & all have functioned very well.

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    I didn't say it wouldn't work, I said it was pointless.
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    & as I said, I disagree, tints don't do the job of the autodimming, they minimally lessen the impact, but far from pointless, IMHO.

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    I'm very much of a split opinion on this bit of kit - I have it in my B7 so yeah, I make use of it, but I don't think I value it enough to actually pay extra for the feature, whether that be as an optional extra at the dealership or as a mod at a later point.

    Just my view though, of course...

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    TBH I wouldn't have a car without it, including side mirror glass, to many wrongly adjusted headlights, idiots with high beams on, idiots with rally bulbs, etc take your pick, without this system I think they'd be more road rage lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NHN View Post
    without this system I think they'd be more road rage lol.
    Love it!

    I think, as with anything like this, there is no right or wrong...it all comes down to personal preference

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    I agree, I had it on my Passat with privacy glass and it worked well, really miss it. Wife has it in her X5 with blacked out rear half including side mirrors and its lovely for those idiots who still cant put bulbs in the right way round. I miss it a lot on the S4.

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