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Yeah it's the amazon kit. I like it too! definitely recommend.
Thank you for the quick response. Yeah I think I'll give them a shot, thanks to your recommendation.

Also love those lights. Forgive me for asking, but where did you get those. And are they plug and play with the touring model?
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fogs look great!
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Thank you for the quick response. Yeah I think I'll give them a shot, thanks to your recommendation.

Also love those lights. Forgive me for asking, but where did you get those. And are they plug and play with the touring model?
They're mostly plug and play. You'll have to rewire some stuff. There is an extensive thread on these headlights.

http://forum.mazda6club.com/electric...lights-26.html
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Thanks for the great instruction and tips! I just ordered the Amazon fogs for my '17 sport.
Was wondering if any of you tech guys know of a way that the stock turn signal switch connector could be "jumpered" such that the lights are hard-wired on with the headlamps?
The schematic doesn't elaborate on colors, but the fog switch simply adds an additional connection for on off control. I'd pretty much want them on all the time anyway, and it would save $40 on a new stalk. TIA!
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Are the fog lights for the M6 years 2013-2017 all the same? I saw some of the 16s and they looked different to me. The light opening looked very tiny now. I was contemplating putting some fogs on my 2016 M6 Sport but want to make I can use fogs for any of those years. Thanks!!!
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Thanks for the great instruction and tips! I just ordered the Amazon fogs for my '17 sport.
Was wondering if any of you tech guys know of a way that the stock turn signal switch connector could be "jumpered" such that the lights are hard-wired on with the headlamps?
The schematic doesn't elaborate on colors, but the fog switch simply adds an additional connection for on off control. I'd pretty much want them on all the time anyway, and it would save $40 on a new stalk. TIA!
Kind of like this?

DIY: Mazda GJ 6 Independent Fog Light Mod
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Bosh- Yes, pretty much,THANKS! Great write up, but I had given up and ordered the stalk after a few days...
And yes, they are the same as far as I can tell. I ordered the $50 iJDMTOY off Amazon, which are designed for '14 but they fit my '17 perfect.

Chose to do the easier "behind the wheel" method of install. Driver side first, since it was more open to be able to see the tabs better before going blind due to the washer fluid tank. Went ok, with one exception: One of the 3 screws that mount the light into the shroud is designed to screw into a part on the bumper. This is nearly impossible to do without taking it off, so I used a nut & bolt to hold the light on the shroud and cut off the bumper feature. This means the light assembly is only held onto the bumper via the clips... Seems ok, but not "perfect".
Took some pics of the process, wasn't too bad though the passenger side was challenging and caused a few arm abrasions!
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Where would folks recommend getting Mazda parts online? I'd like to price out the cost of getting genuine Mazda foglights vs. going for something like the Spyders. Thanks!
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Where would folks recommend getting Mazda parts online? I'd like to price out the cost of getting genuine Mazda foglights vs. going for something like the Spyders. Thanks!
Aside from Amazon these guys seem to have decent prices: Mazda 6 Halogen Foglamp with Switch

I also just installed the iJDMtoy kit over the weekend along with an OEM switch. I have to give Mazda credit in making this relatively painless. The foglight connectors were easily accessible, the foglights attach without too much hassle and swapping out the turn signal stalk could not have been more simiple. The passenger side was a little more difficult with the windshield washer fluid reservoir in the way. I also did this install with the car jacked up, wheels removed and partially removed the fender wells. I replaced my front rotors and pads at the same time to make it worth the effort.

For a little extra piece of mind I applied some XPEL 30mil (0.030") pvc laminate over the foglight glass. So all in for $110 I've got a perfectly functional set of foglights. I'm pretty pleased so far.


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I did the samething with the same parts to my 17 Touring and had no issues. Installing the lights and switch took all of an hour and under $100 in parts.
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