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Old 17th November 2008
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Default '08 OEM foglight install

I'm looking to get these:

http://www.saabusaparts.com/catalog/...products_id=55


OEM foglights. Has anyone installed these? Know where I can get installation instructions? Know how difficult/easy the install is? From the description, it sounds like the wiring is already behind the bumper, they just need to be plugged in.
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Old 19th November 2008
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Don't have an answer for you, but I'll bump your thread to the top. I'm thinking of doing the same in the same car, so I'd appreciate feedback as well.
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I'm wondering the same thing. When I first bought my 08, the salesman was suppose to get me a quote for installation of fog lights, never happened. Only thing he said was that it would probably run ~$800 for parts/labor.

Now if I could buy these and install them myself and then have them enable the fog lights with Tech II, I'd be willing to try it to save some money that I could use on say...I don't know...BSR Stage 1 and possibly higher.
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Definitely do-able yourself. You will need to get the switch and fog lights wire harness though.
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When I first bought my 08, the salesman was suppose to get me a quote for installation of fog lights, never happened. Only thing he said was that it would probably run ~$800 for parts/labor.
WOW! Before I bought mine I told them I wanted the fogs installed and it was right around $400 and they just added that to the price of the car. I don't know exactly how easy it was but I know it took them about an hour and they work fine.
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$800 is nuts. One of the cars I was considering, but didn't buy, already had them installed by the dealership and they were adding $349 to the price of the car.
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$800 is nuts. One of the cars I was considering, but didn't buy, already had them installed by the dealership and they were adding $349 to the price of the car.
Sounds about right $80 for the light switch, $150 for the lights and $120 for the labour and techII (hour)
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Old 20th November 2008
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Yeah, $800 seemed crazy high. Also, I think another reason why they did not get me the quote was shortly after I bought the car, the dealer sold the Saab dealership to another dealer in town. I'm planning on contacting the new dealer and asking about getting the fog lights installed, but I figured I'd give them some time to get settled in as a Saab dealer.
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bump as well as i'm i'd probably be interested in a project like this down the road.
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nah 500 bucks is what a dealer can do the install for including the new switch and all
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nah 500 bucks is what a dealer can do the install for including the new switch and all
Tracy Banks Saab, Concord, NH. $349 complete install, switch and all.
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