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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. Jan 11, 2013 at 8:14 PM
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    jtav2002

    jtav2002 Kenny Fuckin Powers

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    I have them on whenever my headlights are on just to spite those who think its wrong to use them any other time other than fog.
     
  2. Jan 11, 2013 at 8:20 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Me too
     
  3. Jan 11, 2013 at 8:28 PM
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    Waking the Dead

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    Turn them off. I hate it when someone approaches me with fog lights on and there's no fog. It only illuminates 6ft in front of your truck and is of no benefit to you but annoys the crap out of oncoming traffic because they're usually brighter than headlights. :smack:
     
  4. Jan 11, 2013 at 8:42 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    I only run mine when it's foggy
     
  5. Jan 11, 2013 at 9:24 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Stop riding both sides of the fence dammit!

    FWIW as much as people annoy me with various lighting choices I've never been annoyed with someone having on stock fog lights without fog. Just me though.
     
  6. Jan 11, 2013 at 9:29 PM
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    OZ-T

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    I like switching it up
     
  7. Jan 12, 2013 at 4:27 AM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    they also light up the dich, and have helped me from hitting a deer more than once. The fog lights on the taco are not that bright. I know some cars/truck they are really bright. I have pretty sensitive eyes to light and have passed other taco’s that had them on and i don’t have a problem. edit: also when i first got my truck i did not have them on much, every time on back roads i would see head lights coming when going around a corner and i turned my lo beams on i still ALL WAYS got hi beamed from cars only. since i have fogs on you can tell i turn my lo beams on i have not got hi beamed. and no my head lights are angled wrong.
    x2 stop riding both sides!
     
  8. Jan 12, 2013 at 8:48 AM
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    Waking the Dead

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    OK, I have to admit the Taco foggy's aren't that bad. I'm sensitive to light and I can't stand when aftermarket foggy's are pointed up at me. Hey, now I'm riding both sides of the fence... with my foggy's off. Ha!
     
  9. Jan 14, 2013 at 4:48 PM
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    Corndawg

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    i use my fogs as DTRL. because my 07 does not have the kit. but i will be buying it.

    it kinda depends. i usually have them on but they really dont do alot except make visibility a bit wider.
    PIAA Extreme white bulbs are the best. the low beam is so bright i rarely need to use highbeams
     
  10. Feb 7, 2013 at 4:49 PM
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    Generally on. Fog anytime hard wired
     
  11. Feb 13, 2013 at 1:06 AM
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    When properly aimed they will shine below the headlights.
    Mine are on day or night. I don't even have a switch for them, they are wired into my running lights.
     
  12. Mar 17, 2013 at 3:02 PM
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  13. Mar 23, 2013 at 8:20 PM
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    Used to have em on my Ford Explorer and only used em when driving on desolate highways at night... you can spot deer quicker that way
     
  14. Mar 24, 2013 at 11:58 AM
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    When it's not so sunny I use them.

    Fog light mod+PnP h11 3k kit+Lexus RX400h projector fogs=awesome!

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  15. Mar 25, 2013 at 1:00 AM
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    To be honest, haven't turn my fog lights on even once. Heavy fog isn't commonplace around here, especially during the hours I typically drive. Would certainly use them if at all needed, so that might change someday during one of my trips elsewhere.
     
  16. May 17, 2013 at 9:53 PM
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    When I did have fog lights they would always be on. Now I don't have fogs. :(
     
  17. May 17, 2013 at 10:10 PM
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    Only during foggy conditions & rain.
     
  18. May 19, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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    Teniente

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    Why is this even being debated. If the weather or road conditions require the use of fog lights, light 'em up. Otherwise leave 'em off. Nothing more annoying than driving at night with someone approaching or following you with their fog lights on............why would you have them on during the day????........to look "cool"???.......no thanks. There should be a law restricting their use.
     
  19. May 19, 2013 at 10:44 AM
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    skidooman

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    Haha, it's funny the things ppl get but hurt about around here. During the day I only run them on 2 lane roads, along with my dtrls, so on coming traffic can see me for passing. At dusk or dawn I run fogs, dtrls, and running lights. If it's dark I run fogs all the time.
     
  20. May 31, 2013 at 2:50 PM
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    I drive with them on. It's all personal preference, I don't see any reason why anyone would get upset with foglights if they're aimed right, unless they were crap PnP HIDs blinding you. We get the occasional fog down here during winter and I've seen quite a few cars/trucks/SUVs with HIDs in their fog lights and you can see the actual beam aiming up at 45 degrees or more.
     
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