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Best LED Bulbs for Fog Lights

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Doughnut Spaghetti, May 19, 2017.

  1. May 19, 2017 at 9:23 AM
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    Doughnut Spaghetti

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    Looking for some new bulbs for my fogs. I want something way brighter. Anyone recommend me some solid LED bulbs? Or have another idea?
     
  2. May 19, 2017 at 1:51 PM
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  3. May 19, 2017 at 4:14 PM
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    I think you're going to find that most of the LED replacement bulbs for OEM housings designed for halogen bulbs are a big waste of time and money. Not only are the OEM housings not designed for LED bulbs, causing poor light distribution, but oncoming drivers will really hate you due to the significantly increased glare. LEDs really need housings designed for LEDs.

    If you want my two cents, try a pair of Morimoto XB replacement LED fog lights. They're a great light at a decent price with an awesome warranty.
     
  4. May 19, 2017 at 4:35 PM
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    I was not real happy with the weak OEM fog lights in my '15, so I tried led's to make an improvement. I was less than impressed for the very reasons stated above. I switched to these.....
    They can be found at almost any auto parts store and are a noticeable improvement. They are not the answer to all your lighting needs, but are indeed much brighter that stock. I'm happy with them. IMG_0037.jpgth
     
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  7. May 19, 2017 at 9:30 PM
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    ^^^^^THIS^^^^^

    Hands down the brightest and most correct light beam for a fog light!
     
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  8. May 20, 2017 at 7:03 AM
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    Have some thinking to do. Really think the output could be improved. My current lights are barely noticable.

    Morimoto would be great, but the cost is more than I want to spend.
    This looks like its for 3rd gens.

    Nevermind, I see know.
     
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  9. May 20, 2017 at 7:12 AM
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    I purchased some quality $100 LED fog light bulbs last year and...... I never use them anymore unless I'm on a dark road by myself or someone cuts me off :)

    These are very bright and have a "glare guard" but they still blind oncoming drivers and the people in front of me. I wouldn't recommend them.
     
  10. May 20, 2017 at 10:47 AM
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    The Morimotos are good. They certainly are a big improvement over stock. Still without question the Flosser 90W bulbs with the RallyLights harness is not only the brightest I have tried, and has the correct beam for the optics, but it's under $100 to be fully set up.
     
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  11. May 20, 2017 at 11:18 AM
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  14. May 20, 2017 at 7:27 PM
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    They are awesome :thumbsup:

    IMG_0012.jpg
     
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    Clazzio Seat Covers OR Wheels 40% tint Side Steps KC Fog Lights

    Are they upside down?
     
  16. May 21, 2017 at 7:43 AM
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    No, They only go back in one way..
    They work GREAT in the fog
     
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  17. May 21, 2017 at 10:08 AM
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    Mmmm its just weird that flat cutoff at the bottom.
     
  18. May 21, 2017 at 2:46 PM
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    Looks like the best way is to upgrade to H11. I'll most likely do that down the road.

    But is there a good h10 bulb though?

    I installed my fog light kit and no very keen about putting in yet another harness. Seems all Ive been doing is working on my truck since I got it making her how I want it.
     
  19. May 21, 2017 at 2:58 PM
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    There is an H10 version of the mod, not as bright as the H11, but the catch being it uses 4000K white bulbs vs uncoated.

    You can use higher power 65w Optilux H10s that are 50% brighter than stock (vs 42w stock). They put out 1450 lumens vs Morimoto LEDs at 1200 lumens.

    http://www.rallylights.com/h10-9145-12v-optilux-extreme-xenon-xb-bulb-pair.html
     
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