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Re: [Shop-talk] Fog and Driving Lights

To: John Mitchell <>, Shop Talk <shop-talk@Autox.Team.Net>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Fog and Driving Lights
From: Jim Stone via Shop-talk <>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 19:12:35 -0400
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Thanks guys. That is exactly the information I needed. I always assumed that 
what I wanted existed, but never knew the terminology to look for it!

Sent from my iPhone

> On Apr 30, 2020, at 6:43 PM, John Mitchell <> wrote:
> Can you post a picture of the ugly period correct switch, just for giggles?   
> Thanks
>> On 4/30/2020 4:28 PM, Jim Stone via Shop-talk wrote:
>> I have long wanted to install 1 fog and 1 driving light on my Alpine, and 
>> have them wired so that I can light either one or both of them.  There was a 
>> period 4-position rotary switch for doing this (off - on1 - on2 - on1&2) and 
>> I have one, but it is ugly as sin and Iâ??d like to come up with a more 
>> attractive solution.  Ideally, I would like to convert an unnecessary toggle 
>> switch space on the dash to a fog/driving light switch.  My hope is to put 
>> in a DPDT momentary switch (something like this one, but hopefully I can 
>> find something more attractive: 
>> and a pair of latching relays.  The tricky part is that Iâ??d need the 
>> relays to latch on with the first pulse and turn off with the second.  So, 
>> up once to turn on the fog light, down once to turn on the driving light.  
>> Up or down a second time to turn off either light.  Hopefully, that makes 
>> sense.
>> Does anyone know if such a relay exists?  If not, is there a simple circuit 
>> that would make a standard relay work as described?
>> Thanks,
>> Jim
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