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Old 12-28-2008, 05:59 PM   #1
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Fog Lamps on or off?

Do you drive around at night with your fog lamps on or off? I am talking about clear weather - no fog, rain or snow. Some people seem to think it's cool - or maybe they turned them on when they bought the vehicle and forgot to turn them off? Maybe they don't know what the fog lamps are for?

To me, it looks the same as if they were driving around on a sunny day with their windshield wipers on.
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Old 12-28-2008, 06:05 PM   #2
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Its not because it "the cool thing to do", in fact I rarely see people who have them actually using them.

"fog lights" arent just for fog.

for example -fog lights illuminate the ground close to vehicle well at night, I can see if I'm going to run over a nail in a parking lot, etc.

BUT - I have the fog light on anytime mod, and I drive with the fog light on only during the day, "just to be cool".



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To me, it looks the same as if they were driving around on a sunny day with their windshield wipers on.
and my response to that remark;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsogswrH6ck
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Old 12-28-2008, 06:05 PM   #3
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i figure i have em i might as well use em. they stay on whenever my headlights are on.
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Old 12-28-2008, 06:15 PM   #4
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I use them at night to help light up the edges of the highway better especially when traveling in areas with alot of animals out in rural areas. Becareful though as it is illegal in some states to use fogs unless there are foggy conditions present.
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Old 12-28-2008, 06:31 PM   #5
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Like tdm 156 said, I leave mine on all the time when the low beams are on. Where I live there are very few street lights and an overpopulation of deer. They light up the sides of the street by the woods and you have a better chance of spotting the deer and avoiding it. I like the Lebowski clip, I really don't do it to try to look cool, just for safety. I'll be getting the fog light on anytime mod done soon, so I'll have to pay attention the the switch after that.
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Old 12-28-2008, 06:53 PM   #7
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Haha, +1.

I drive with mine on all the time.
x2
Due to others using them for DRL, I also leave mine on all the time now, they do help for visibility, sure can't hurt anything.

Also I drive deer infested roads every night and the high beams leave a dark spot right in front of the truck.
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Old 12-28-2008, 06:57 PM   #8
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i leave mine on in hopes of another tacoma owner seeing it and saying "how did he do that". Then he/she will search google, and find tacoma world. Theres another truck the same as mine I drive by every morning on the way to work and after about two weeks I noticed all of a sudden they had done the fog light mod.
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All ways on. I have them, why not use them. And they give added light to the road.
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Old 12-28-2008, 07:31 PM   #10
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Quote:
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Do you drive around at night with your fog lamps on or off? I am talking about clear weather - no fog, rain or snow. Some people seem to think it's cool - or maybe they turned them on when they bought the vehicle and forgot to turn them off? Maybe they don't know what the fog lamps are for?

To me, it looks the same as if they were driving around on a sunny day with their windshield wipers on.
What makes you think that some people think its "cool"? Did they tell you this?
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Old 12-28-2008, 07:32 PM   #11
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Old 12-28-2008, 07:36 PM   #12
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i leave mine on in hopes of another tacoma owner seeing it and saying "how did he do that". Then he/she will search google, and find tacoma world. Theres another truck the same as mine I drive by every morning on the way to work and after about two weeks I noticed all of a sudden they had done the fog light mod.
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All ways on. I have them, why not use them.
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Old 12-28-2008, 08:16 PM   #13
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I don't like driving with them on the road when it's clear, doesn't make sense to me....

I DID however do the fog light mod so that I could use them in the woods with my high beams on..... lots of light when ya do that!!!!
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i drive with them on, not because I think it is cool I just want to see ass much as possible.
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Old 12-28-2008, 09:20 PM   #15
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on all the time... but only to look cool

I happen to like extra light at night... something about seeing the road and all...
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i dont have fog lights :'(
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Off. I only have them on when I can't use my high beams, or if my regular lights are so encrusted with crap that the fogs might as well help in their meager little way.

I'm not going to lie, I think it looks dumb to have fog lights on all the time.
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I keep mine off unless if its foggy or i'm offroading and want more light. The last Toyota Truck that I had I put fog lights on it and liked the extra light so I would always run them at night. Then one night I looked in my rearview mirror and saw flashing lights. I got a warning for having my fog lights on when the weather conditions didn't permit for them to be on. So make you know your state regs on fog lights.
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I keep mine on at night and when there's weather. The more visibility, the better.
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