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after market fog lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by vtragweed, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. vtragweed

    vtragweed [OP] Beef Slut

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    i really like piaa lights and would like to add fog lights but i want them to fit in the holes where they should go and i dont really have 400 to spend on factory lights. Any ideas??
     
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    I replaced my front bumper with an ARB and the factory fog lights are sitting on the shelf in my garage. You can have them cheap and pay postage.
     
  3. vtragweed

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    you have the wiring and relay
     
  4. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    The wireing may already be in place in your Tacoma. Look behind the bumper for some plugs thats are not atached to anything. Then, just buy the relay and switch from Toyota or Ebay, and WALLA! You have fog lights. :)
     
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    do they pre-wire the 4cyl. also its not a prerunner or anything special
     
  6. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Ooo...Ok, then Im not sure. Cant hurt to take a look behind your bumper to see if the conections are there.
     
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    i just checked and looks like theres nothing back there, any ideas for different fog lights
     
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    I haven't removed the wiring or relay, and don't intend to. As "chris4X4" said, the wiring may be there so just buy the relay and switch and Voila!
     
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    You shouldn't really need factory wiring, just do a cut-n-splice job, add your own wiring and switch and relay.

    Do the factory fogs really even need a relay? Most under-dash and in-dash aftermarket switches I've seen are rated at 20 amps (or 240 watts), should be plenty able to handle fogs without a relay.
     
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    ill be honest with yall i really dont do electrical, mechanically im pretty good but dont trust myself to do electrical, thats why im trying to find a "kit" thatll fit
     
  11. chris4x4

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    Installing after market fogs is a pretty simple and straigt forward DIY. Find a kit that includes everything. Switch, relay, wireing, etc. When running the wires into the cab, you will find many access points with rubber plugs in the holes. Poke a hole in one, and run the wires thru. Read the instructions, then read them again. Take it one step at a time, and if you run into any problems, many people on here can help you thru it. :)
     
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    only prob now is finding a good quality set of lights now
     
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Search online for some that you like, then post them here and get some free input. :) We all like to help out.
     
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    can i wire those into factory switch
     
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    I dont see why you couldnt. Anyone else?
     
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    tell me what you think about the color theme here, its a white truck with black brush guard so would it be better to do bhlm and smoke fogs, maybe altezza euro lights, or tell me what you think
     
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Me personally, Im not a fan of the Altezza tail lights. I think the BHLM and smoked fogs would look great!
     
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