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Fog Lights On or Off?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Snyperx, Jan 29, 2009.

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Fog lights on all the time, off, or depends when driving at night?

  1. On

    52.7%
  2. Off

    8.8%
  3. Depends

    38.5%
  1. Snyperx

    Snyperx [OP] Seniore Marcos

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    I didn't see a poll for this so I said what the heck let's do one. Do you prefer to drive with your fog lights on, off or depends when driving at night?
     
  2. Joe B

    Joe B Well-Known Member

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    On only for fog and rain.
     
  3. PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 College.

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  4. Snyperx

    Snyperx [OP] Seniore Marcos

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  5. PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 College.

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    it happens, that guy was stupid though, he tried to talk shit about having your foglights on in regular weather...i dont think people liked him too much.
     
  6. Jester243

    Jester243 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    During the day jus the DTRL but when the headlights are on so are my fogss. I see so much better with them on than without them, oh and I like the look too!!
     
  7. thinkingman

    thinkingman Well-Known Member

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    Foglights are for fog, not oncoming traffic!
    There was a guy a few weeks ago that pointed out not only are fogs annoying and label you a poser, but they're illegal to run in traffic.
     
  8. Jester243

    Jester243 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    even factory ones?

    A poser?...ok :wave:
     
  9. wing103

    wing103 Well-Known Member

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    Since I have the HID headlight & foglight installed.
    I only turn on the fog light when it is bad weather... the HID head light should be bright enough...
     
  10. jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    SO i clicked OFF but i meant ON... haha!

    i park in a parking garage at work and so its nice to have them on all the time and turn off with the key
     
  11. Dustin03

    Dustin03 The Cooler King

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    The problem with fog lights (in my opinion), is that lots of people drive with them on all the time, but they fail to take into account that they have to be aimed correctly, just like headlights do. This is especially a problem with lifted full-size strucks (I'm talking about you, Super Duty owners!). They shine right in my eyes whether they're in front of me or behind me. It gets dangerous driving at night when your night vision is being thrown out of whack by all that bright light.

    I know everyone has their reasons for having them on and off, but there's my two cents. Take it for what you will.
     
  12. DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    I did the fog light mod an use them on the highway for DTRL's.
     
  13. fasn8dave

    fasn8dave Hey guys watch THIS!

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    I always have them on. I have mine wired into my parking lights and leave the switch on at all times. when I open the door to get out of the truck, the lights automatically go off.

    I like it so I do it. To each their own. It helps with visibility to oncoming traffic and I would prefer not to run my headlights at all times...
     
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    I run mine all the time- but like Dustin said-aiming them right is vital.
     
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    Rippin101 Well-Known Member

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    I always have mine on, more light the better!
     
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    always got my on
     
  17. Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    Off. I have them on for Fog, snow conditions, or night winter conditions when the lighting is poor so I can see the curb edges better and avoid scuffing the sidewall. Otherwise it's a waste and you look like a goddamn tard.
     
  18. Marc M

    Marc M Dirty White Boy

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    Tard #1 reporting !!!

    Marc M
     
  19. gozar

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    "that guy was stupid though, he tried to talk shit about having your foglights on in regular weather.."

    Wow, I didn't think I would hurt anyone's feel-bads over that?
    Who knew it would be such a raging hot button issue?
    I pledge to run fog lamps on a clear night as a gesture of friendship and international solidarity. Yes! Our fog lamps can!
     
  20. Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    Good. Find a bucket of water and hold your breath 10 seconds longer than will cause you to pass out.
     
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