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The LED SAE J583 Fog Pod & Fog Light Review

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by crashnburn80, Jun 20, 2018.

  1. Nov 28, 2018 at 11:12 AM
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    m603holden

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  2. Nov 28, 2018 at 11:14 AM
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    I see, I thought the ridids were a pretty narrow beam horizontally, at least for a use as a fog?
     
  3. Nov 28, 2018 at 12:18 PM
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    Absolute Functional Beauty!

    Thanks @crashnburn80 & to @Taylor@KC HiLiTES for your meticulous detail & follow up. Guys, these are a must have if your Drivin in Winter.

    Sure would help out a lotta Folks if there was a Group Buy. :gossip:
     
  4. Nov 28, 2018 at 12:22 PM
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    Bannerman

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    Those amber or white? I ordered Monday but still have not gotten shipping notification.....
     
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  5. Nov 28, 2018 at 12:23 PM
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    Definitely Amber. White is useless in a WhiteOut.
     
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  6. Nov 28, 2018 at 12:23 PM
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    Bannerman

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    I agree, I ordered Amber as well.
     
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  7. Nov 28, 2018 at 12:39 PM
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    I got the impression a GB wasn't going to happen, so I ordered a pair of amber yesterday.
     
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  8. Nov 28, 2018 at 12:39 PM
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    Why? Did you break something?
     
  9. Nov 28, 2018 at 5:13 PM
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    I'm waiting for the preordered Morimoto amber fogs to arrive. I like the stealth look on them, but the G4 performance is enticing.
     
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  10. Nov 28, 2018 at 8:10 PM
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    Baja Designs Instagram page suggest Jan. 2019 for release of DOT compliant fogs. 8D347730-2354-44F6-8CE4-8E8037ACA6D8.jpg

    Edit: I was just about to pull the trigger on Squadron Sports. Depending on the output and look of these new lights, I may just have to wait. I’d hate to spend $250 on some lights and only be able to use them in extreme conditions or when nobody else is around.
     
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  11. Nov 28, 2018 at 9:30 PM
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    Wise call. Lights are a tool, it is a waste to not be able to not use your tools when needed because you chose the wrong one.

    You know who will be one of the first ones to have them, test them, and share it with everyone else. :)
     
  12. Nov 29, 2018 at 3:31 AM
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    Glad I didn’t wait and just ordered the KCs. Don’t like the look of those one bit
     
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  13. Nov 29, 2018 at 4:17 AM
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    Those are the squadron sports, not the new lights.
     
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  14. Nov 29, 2018 at 10:29 AM
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    I know this is a loaded question - but for SAE DOT compliance BD fogs: I can assume its not as easy as a diffusing lens, but the reflector needs to be modified to produce the correct cut off?

    I am curious to see if the new BD SAE DOT fogs can out perform the factory ones.
     
  15. Nov 29, 2018 at 10:52 AM
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    The LEDs are forward facing, so the reflectors will not provide cut off. They need to adapt a projector lens into the assembly, either internally like Rigid, or externally into the outer lens like the others. Reflector cut offs only work when the light source is facing back into a reflector like KC G4s.

    Outperform is very open ended. No fog currently matches the extremely wide throw of the TRD fogs, but they could be brighter than the OEM fogs with a more forward focused beam. Depends on what you are looking for.
     
  16. Nov 29, 2018 at 10:56 AM
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    Sorry - I should have been more specific, I was referring to outperforming the wide throw and brighter.
     
  17. Nov 29, 2018 at 1:47 PM
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    As long as they are yellow and have a crisp cutoff, I think I want them. I don’t have any fogs right now because of my bumper. And bajadesigns = fancy boy lights
     
  18. Nov 29, 2018 at 3:21 PM
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    My G4’s got delivered tonight. Going to install them this weekend. I see the screw for vertical adjustment on the back of the housing. Can these be horizontally adjusted as well?
     
  19. Nov 29, 2018 at 4:11 PM
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    Negative. On the bright side, there should be no need to.
     
  20. Nov 29, 2018 at 5:00 PM
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    I see what you did there.
     
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