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Old 03-27-08, 01:37 PM   #21
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GilMikalian/Talsnic,

Did you have to do any additional wiring fuses etc.., or just swap the bulbs for the foglights?

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No, Talking about the foglights.

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Old 03-27-08, 01:54 PM   #22
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Default Re: stock foglights upgrade to hids

Woops No, no additional wiring for the fogs either, same 55W as the stockers.
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Old 03-27-08, 07:53 PM   #23
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Woops No, no additional wiring for the fogs either, same 55W as the stockers.
Thanks, just order some
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Old 03-27-08, 08:16 PM   #24
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Default Re: stock foglights upgrade to hids

either HIR or other fogs can be used with no issues. they both pull the same amps. the extra light from HIR comes from the reflecting infered heat making the filiment hotter, thus more light.
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Default Re: stock foglights upgrade to hids

Mine came today, part number 13506 ... but the bulb doesn't seem to want to go in enough to catch all 3 threads on the base. Do I need to trim one of them?
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HIR 9011 for the highbeams. easy to modify to fit the highbeams.
what modification is needed?

edit: nevermind, HIR 9011 and 9012 bulbs are exactly identical in all dimensions to 9005 and 9006 bulbs, except for two areas, the second of wh

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woa... take off the bumper for fog light bulb replacement? a tad bit overkill.

to do it without going extreme.

lay under the car, there are 2 side splash guards infront of the front wheels. take off the one clip closest to the front, and there is one other phillips style clip beside one of the two tow hooks. peal the splash guard back, and do the bulb replacement. it will take you maybe 5 mins a side, depending on how fast you work.
Thanks for the advise! I got those useless fogs replaced today:

Stock fogs:

2500K fogs:

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Default Re: stock foglights upgrade to hids

EDIT: glad you didn't go with HIDs,

not sure HIDs are a good idea in the fog lights. becides the idea of HIDs as fog lights, those housings are not designed for HIDs.
now, this guys doesn't know if his HID ballast failed and cought fire or if the housing melted then cought fire. but either way, do you want this happening?





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Ouch !! that would suck !
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^^^^ +1
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