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Re: (amerikanzero)

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Holy crap that tripped me out...r.i.p.

x2! It's wild someone pulled this out of the archives, when there's been recent threads on the same subject.
 

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Re: (colonelburke)

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Isn't flash to pass a bit obnoxious? I don't see it much, really rarely, down here.
Not being a jerk, just wondering if people really do a lot of that, or if there is another reason to "flash to pass". I usually get the message when someone rides my bumper.

It's just another common European courtesy feature that we Americans don't use, and take it as a bad thing if someone flashes their lights at us.
I can't believe people keep bringing this post back to life... I guess it's better than new posts that just get the search police.
 

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Re: (Aussiefishy)

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I have a Mk5 with HId in canada, and it came out of the factory with no DRL. i noticed it after a week and went back to dealership to inquire. they plug the vagcom and corrected it, and the xenon is the DRL. I asked the tech is it possible for the inner halogen to be DRL, and he replied no. my Question is, can it be done? i do not want to waste the life of the xenon as DRL and i think it can be done somehow...

You can make the fogs the DRL's via VAG-COM, but not the inner lights in the main housing.
 

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Re: (unreal)

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I don't know from personal experience, but I've heard that flashing to pass is considered a fairly aggressive move even in Germany. They just turn on their left blinker from what I'm told, which is a much more polite. I don't think people here would understand that though, unless you happen to find someone that's aus dem Vaterland.

More commonly used (in UK as well) when you're on a two way road with a passing zone. The flashing gives the driver in front of you awareness that you're about to pass them, as it's not expected as much as on a highway/biway/freeway/motorway.
 
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