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HID conversion kits for Fog lights

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BigJoe311, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. Jan 18, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    BigJoe311

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    I recently put it an 6000k HID conversion kit for my 06 taco went fine ez looks great. LOVE IT. but my halogen fog lights are a different color so i don't run them cuz it looks....GAY so and its been snowy/icing/raining and freezing outside and i don't have a garage to get in and get down n look around to see what it would take to install the conversion kit for my fogs.

    I know the fogs are like recess mounted into the bumper and my question is...can I i install an HId conversion kit in my bumper for my fogs lights with out taking off my bumper? is there enough room? is it as painless as the drving lights? and can i find a ground in the bumper somewhere or will i have to run back up into the frame?

    Thanks Fellas
     
  2. Jan 18, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    i hope you plan on going 3000k for your fogs, any higher would be...GAY. fogs are supposed to be yellow so you can see through FOG/rain/snow etc.
     
  3. Jan 18, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    I was just looking at the fogs the other day when I was changing oil. It looks like there's lots of room to get in there and change a bulb, as far as mounting the ballasts I guess it depends on how long the wiring is and where you want to mount them. I'd be putting them up as high as possible to keep them clean and dry.
     
  4. Jan 18, 2011 at 7:27 PM
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    i though they were just low so because they luminate under the fog. fog sits like 3 feet and higher off the ground. i wanted to get 6k to match the head lights. would look good. don't get too foggy too often in Pittsburgh. i wonder how my hids will fare in the fog
     
  5. Jan 18, 2011 at 7:29 PM
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    wiring and harness will be long enough and its all waterproof they say with the zentecs i bought that you can submerge the ballast and wiring in water.
     
  6. Jan 18, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    its all personal preference with fogs. if your just goin for looks and wanna blind on-comming traffic, then go with the 6000k fogs. if you like using your fogs for what they were intended for, go with 3000k.

    i have 3000k fogs and i only turn them on when needed.
     
  7. Jan 18, 2011 at 8:04 PM
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    Will a 6000K be more effective in normal conditions? I want a little more brightness off the front of my car.. but i don't quite want to convert my headlights to HID's cuz i don't like that look as much
     
  8. Jan 18, 2011 at 8:11 PM
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    6000K Heads and 3000K Fogs (Bad pic but you understand) FTW!!!
     
  9. Jan 18, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    Are the fogs better than stock?
     
  10. Jan 18, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    Everything HID is better than Halogens... Everything at night is A LOT more clear! Things don't wash out like they seemed to with halogens. I love my fogs cause the road seems to accent more with the amber color!
     
  11. Jan 18, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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    do you have any like to more pix of your rig, i wanna see more of that truck
     
  12. Jan 19, 2011 at 2:06 PM
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    MY question is how many K fogs? should i just match the 6000k headlights cuz it looks right or go with like 3oook cuz it is yellow?
     
  13. Jan 19, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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    I am byassed of the 3000K.. I went in to it unsure of what it may look like at first and when i first got them before they adjusted everything looked green. Now i LOVE them! It looks kind of cool with 6000k top to bottom but honestly i think 6000K and the 3000K is the PERFECT combo! It has funtionality and GREAT looks!

    Also Jack i have more pics of my truck but do you want to see more of the light or just the truck lol! I'll have to take more pics after work if you want to see those lights...
     
  14. Jan 25, 2011 at 4:35 PM
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    I guess I love blinding on-comming traffic. Don't get too much fog here in SD.
     
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