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Just did my Fog Light Mod!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by KevLot17, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. Feb 2, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    KevLot17

    KevLot17 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So i just did the 'Fog Light Anytime' Mod... pulled the nose in my buddy's garage since it was sleeting and snowing... WOW! amazed at the simplicity, and how awesome this mod is! wish i did it earlier! Thanks for the info on it from whoever i found it from!
     
  2. Feb 2, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    Sorry i have no pics! but i honestly dont know how to put pictures up on TW! haha.. youd think at 23 years old id be a little more computer savvy....
     
  3. Feb 2, 2011 at 7:38 PM
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    crf69

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    ummm yeah
    what is the point in this mod? i just dont get it
     
  4. Feb 2, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    Ummmm.... Toyota tells you when to turn the fog lights on... only when you turn the headlights on. Some people... me included, wish you could turn the fogs on when ever yo want, and I will be doing this soon as well.
     
  5. Feb 2, 2011 at 7:54 PM
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    Well put. my buddy just bought a 2011 Sierra and they come like this factory. he also has head and fog HID's.. so i wanted mine like this.. i just did it casue i think it looks sweet, not to mention my fogs are brighter than my headlights.. and THE NUMBER ONE REASON: WHEN YOU TURN YOUR HIGH BEAMS ON, THE FOGS DO NOT GO OUT!!!!! my truck looks sick sitting there w. fog lights and the red LED markers!
     
  6. Feb 2, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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    "OLYMPIC VIEW"

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    I recently posted this one...

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/li...parking-low-beam-high-beam-2.html#post2686007

    Got it from user lextech...was it this one or did you splice so you can use fog lights without parking lights???

    Glad you're happy with the results--
     
  7. Feb 2, 2011 at 9:43 PM
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    ^Did it that way, I shouldn't have put it off for so long! It's so easy and so sick lookin...one of my favorite mods
     
  8. Feb 2, 2011 at 10:05 PM
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    Im ganna be doing mine as soon as I get it back from the dealer, hopefully next week..:(
    Great job! :)

    Im also thinking about getting some yellow fogs....
     
  9. Feb 2, 2011 at 10:17 PM
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    I did it so I can have them on anytime w. Or w.o markers.. just the blue wire connector onto the green wire.. I'm not a fan of the yellow fogs.. but hey to each there own.. we don't build these trucks for other people.. we build them for ourselves .
     
  10. Feb 2, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    who sells the Nokya lights?

    Or is just online retailers?
     
  11. Feb 3, 2011 at 7:08 AM
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    Yep, it's very useful. Easy way to get DRL that you can turn on/off at will. And the best part is them staying on with high beams. The high beams in vehicles don't project wide enough on windy roads. We've got one spot near home where it's a downhill, sweeping left turn with trees on both sides...doing 25 mph at most. Need the high beams to see far enough. With fogs off, you can't see around the corner because they project straight ahead. The fogs add enough light to see the deer crossing around the corner. I barely stopped in time the other night. If the fogs were off or I'd been in our Highlander, no doubt I would have hit it as it crossed in front of me! So the fog light mod has saved me from hitting a deer at least once now.
     
  12. Feb 3, 2011 at 8:47 AM
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    georgeandkanoa the point is simply this

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    i'm doing this mod tomorrow, have read every thread on tw and tn,
    i think I'll be able to do it blindfolded with a snoot full of beer:D
     
  13. Feb 3, 2011 at 8:50 AM
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    A good reason for the mod is the ability to use the fogs while you have your brights on. Without them, you have limited close range vision.
     
  14. Feb 3, 2011 at 9:00 AM
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    Sign me up for this easy-to-do mod. I'm doing this tomorrow according to OV's linked method. Thanks for the easy how-to. ;)
     
  15. Feb 3, 2011 at 9:01 AM
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    ummm yeah
    thats what i was wanting to hear thanks,,,,seems like some people are just doing it just for the eff of it???
     
  16. Feb 3, 2011 at 9:03 AM
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    hey which method did you use OP? i have seen a couple different versions and not sure about it. i mean they all work just some are more complex than others.
     
  17. Feb 3, 2011 at 9:05 AM
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    jivewalker me gusta pechos firmes

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    :thumbsup: Agreed.
     
  18. Feb 3, 2011 at 9:06 AM
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    Check out this method in my signature link, no wire cuts, 100% reversible.
     
  19. Feb 3, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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    looks easy enough. thanks
     
  20. Feb 3, 2011 at 10:47 AM
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    Maybe you've never driven in the fog or a blizzard?

    Headlights don't help, they actually hinder you as the lights hit the fog/snow in front of you and blinds you more than it illuminates the road.

    Under those kind of conditions, you want to use your fog lights and NOT your headlights (hence the name). Why it isn't possible to enable them individually from the factory, I can't imagine...
     
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