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Aftermarket fog lights with OEM switch hurt resale value?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by GrM25, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. Dec 2, 2012 at 1:52 PM
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    GrM25

    GrM25 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    If I were to add aftermarket fog lights with the OEM switch and OEM operation settings (low beam headlights on fogs on, high beam headlights on fogs off) would it hurt the resale value of the truck?
     
  2. Dec 2, 2012 at 2:05 PM
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    Jojack

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    Most people wouldnt ever notice. They would have to know their stuff to figure out it wasn't standard. Especially if you used oem switches. IMO
     
  3. Dec 2, 2012 at 2:09 PM
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    It will increase the value.
     
  4. Dec 2, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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    Nothing you do to a car increases it resale value...
     
  5. Dec 2, 2012 at 4:33 PM
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    It won't increase the value, trade or sale, but it will only hurt the value if the hood is popped and the wiring is a hacked together rat's nest.
     
  6. Dec 2, 2012 at 6:57 PM
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    GrM25

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    Okay so I'll keep it neat and take my time, plus I could always remove them if I resale the truck.
     
  7. Jul 1, 2014 at 11:03 PM
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    i know this is an old thread but can you explain to me how you hook up the oem switch i don't quite understand it i seen over so many thread about people talking about but i don't understand maybe a picture?
     
  8. Jul 1, 2014 at 11:41 PM
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    Its all prewired.
     
  9. Jul 2, 2014 at 6:18 AM
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    I am installing a plate bumper, and I am going to lose my factory fog lights. If I were to put an LED light bar in the bumper, could I connect it to the factory switch in the dash?

    :threadjacked:
     
  10. Jul 2, 2014 at 8:28 AM
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    TrdSurgie

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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    You could use the wiring for the stock fogs.
     
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