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Tired of replacing in-bumper fog lights... External/grill-mount FOG lights?
I'll start this off by saying that I HAVE in fact read the low beams/driving lights thread, and learned about driving lights and their brightness/beam pattern. This lead me to wonder, are there any external mount, round lights that have the proper beam pattern to be used in lieu of fog lights? What i want to accomplish is to be able to remove the in-bumper fog lights and get an external/lower grill mount light to serve the same function, but be less easily damaged.
I have no interest in blinding oncoming cars, but I also have no interest in needing to replace my bumper-mount fog lights, or the plastic panel to which they mount, every time some small woodland creature wants to play chicken with me on a dark/narrow road. If there aren't any commercially available, external mount fog lights on the market, how would one go about changing the beam pattern of a driving light to that of the typical fog light?
I don't intend to habitually run with my front fogs on, but there are instances where I need more light than the low beams can provide, but can't turn on my high beams due to oncoming traffic or traffic in front of me.
They are metal housings & glass projector bubbles, far tougher than the plastic factory ones. As far as being blinding, read my review, or there is a led option from V-LED: http://www.v-leds.com/
'05 JCW Cabrio, Pure Silver, Drag DR11 Gun Metal Grey wheels, H Sport Springs, Koni Yellows, H Sport 25mm Rear Sway bar, Ireland Engine Bushings, TSW Solid Motor Mount, DT/BPV, RMW Head, Match Ported Intake Manifold, TPR / ACG, Sprintex S/C w/ 60mm Pulley, Custom Zex 2 stage NOS system, Mynes V2 Header, GPIC, JCW exhaust, 550cc Injectors, Mynes Tune & Byteronik F/A software, 7200 redline (And a Huge Thanks to Chad for a lot of the original work.)
If you have Xenon headlights from the factory, you can always upgrade the fog lights to Xenon as well. That's what I did, and the road is in fact brighter. The kit plugs into the factory wiring; there is no splicing the harness involved. Scroll the the bottom of this thread if you're interested: http://www.northamericanmotoring.com...ade-story.html.
BTW, the lights I have mounted below my license plate are off-road style, which means I turn on my own switch independent of the factory wiring.
'06 MCS, AB/DS, #1/#2/#3, RMW Tuned, 15%, DDM CAI, GP IC w/DDM GP div., DT BPV, Brisk silver plugs, Invidia exh., M7 Ext. Scoop, GReddy AFR/boost gauges, M7/Cobalt F/R st. bars, H&R 25mm R swaybar, Hotchkis lower R ctrl arms, BBS RK rims, Alpine HU/CD changer, Kicker speakers/amp/sub, Rock-Fos 1F cap, Westin driving lights, Angel Eyes lights, EFX Xenon fog lights, Gear Jammin' LED tail lights