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DIY: Morimoto XSB white/amber Halos on a Saab 9-3

Saab 9-3 with Morimoto Angel Eyes

This is “angel eye” in the 2.0 version of the Morimoto XSB LEDs, and this “Angel light” is a perfect fit into fog-light positon in bumper of Saab 9-3.

And that’s not all, the owner of this Saab Eric Winchester has improved “angel eye” with blinker function (turn signal). Morimoto XSB Halos are only designed to run white light as a constant. The Amber function can only be used intermittently such as in a blinker application.

Morimoto Angel Eyes perfectly fit at the position fog lamps
Morimoto Angel Eyes perfectly fit at the position fog lamps

Erik has used precisely this application, and connect angel-eye with turn signal in Saab. As you can see, The result is quite good – improves the appearance but also contributes to better visibility of your intentions in traffic:

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Of course, if you prefer to work on the car, this small upgrade you can do for yourself.  Wiring is easy with a variant of the X Change Module integrated into the LED driver that powers each ring. The white wire receives a constant 12V+. The black wire is grounded, and the yellow wire is tapped into the turn signal circuit.

Goran Aničić
the authorGoran Aničić
For over 10 years, Goran Aničić has been passionately focused on Saab automobiles and everything related to them. His initial encounter with Saab cars took place back in 2003 when the first Saab 9-3 and sedan version were introduced. At that moment, he was captivated by the car's Scandinavian design logic and top-notch engineering, and everything that followed stemmed from that first encounter. Later on, through his work at the editorial team of the Serbian automotive magazines "Autostart" and later "AutoBild," he had the opportunity to engage more closely with Saab vehicles. In 2008, he tested the latest Saab cars of that time, such as the Saab 9-3 TTiD Aero and Saab 9-3 Turbo X. In 2010, as the sole blogger from the region, he participated in the Saab 9-5ng presentation in Trollhättan, Sweden. Alongside journalists from around the world, he got a firsthand experience of the pinnacle of technological offerings from Saab at that time. Currently, Goran owns two Saabs: a 2008 Saab 9-3 Vector Sportcombi with a manual transmission, and a Saab 9-3 Aero Griffin Sport Sedan from the last generation, which rolled off the production line in Trollhättan in December 2011.

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