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Projector fogs yay or nay?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by 07TacoRidah, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. Jan 6, 2012 at 2:01 PM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah [OP] SHHHH, this is interesting

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  2. Jan 6, 2012 at 2:15 PM
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    greenguy3

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  3. Jan 8, 2012 at 5:33 PM
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    I vote nay on doing projectors on fogs period with or without the angel eyes. Main advantage to projects is increased lumens and increased bulb life...neither of which are that important in fog lights. Most people don't use their fogs enough to take advantage of the bulb life..nor do you really need the increased linens over factory fogs
     
  4. Jan 8, 2012 at 6:54 PM
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    Pugga

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    You forgot about one of the best features of projector style lighting, beam pattern... I put the Blazer projectors in my fog lights and it's awesome having a bright, wide pattern that low to the ground and the cut off from the projectors means it not blinding oncoming traffic. To me it made better sense to retrofit the fogs vs. the headlights because there are no moving parts to fail with retrofitting the fogs.

    OP, if you can do without the angel eyes, check out theretrofitsource.com. They have a set of projectors called the Blazer. A few of us have retrofitted them into the factory fog light housing and they have pretty great light output.
     
  5. Jan 12, 2012 at 6:28 AM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah [OP] SHHHH, this is interesting

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    what size are the OE fog lights?
     
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