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amanra 04-19-2011 11:16 AM

Foglight bulb upgrade
 
Wondering if anyone has any recommendations for upgrading the fog light bulbs without having to go to a HID kit.

I thinking overall look with no error message displayed after installation. Any and all input is appreciated.

Regards

petriej 04-19-2011 01:45 PM

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I like the look of mine, but they do give off an error. They also blink a bit while the computer tests them (this test fails, which gives the error) when I turn the car on. As far as I know they don't blink while I am driving :) I've heard there is a small chip/resistor you can place in line with the light to fix this situation.

This is an old pic (obviously, hah!) and I've since replaced the stock xenons with 8000K

gregb 04-20-2011 07:19 AM

I switched out to the Kaibird 5W fog's for a brighter look, no error codes. Do a quick forum search under "fog light" and you will come up with a number of good DIY threads, photos and good info.

Hossy 04-20-2011 08:04 AM

+1.

I bought some on ebay, and they work perfectly, look better than stock, no error codes, and were fairly inexpensive.


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