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What is the deal with yellow fogs?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by DanGer, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. Mar 17, 2009 at 9:39 PM
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    DanGer

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    Hey all, I'm not saying I don't like them or anything, but what is all the buzz with the yellow fogs? It just seems like a pretty popular mod and I was wondering where it came from, what are their purpose, etc.
     
  2. Mar 17, 2009 at 9:41 PM
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    You see better in fog with them.
     
  3. Mar 17, 2009 at 9:43 PM
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    Ok makes sense. like yellow glasses lenses. I guessed it seemed wierd to me that people do a mod with them thats actually practical ;)
     
  4. Mar 17, 2009 at 9:46 PM
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    Yeah i have used mine during fog and it does help pierces the the fog alot better imo.
     
  5. Mar 17, 2009 at 9:46 PM
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    Good to know! thanks again
     
  6. Mar 17, 2009 at 9:47 PM
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    No prob.
     
  7. Mar 17, 2009 at 9:50 PM
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    Do you use yellow lenses or bulbs?
     
  8. Mar 17, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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  9. Mar 17, 2009 at 10:15 PM
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    It gives the truck a better look. its JDm i guess for imports. I LOVE yellow fog lights on my tacoma..... and you can see better..
     
  10. Mar 18, 2009 at 6:10 AM
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    I kinda lied in my first post. I don't like how they look on a tacoma with the yellow lenses. Can one of you post pics of your fogs with clear lens, yellow bulb?
     
  11. Mar 18, 2009 at 8:58 AM
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    where did you get your yellow bulbs?
     
  12. Mar 18, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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    can you see better with the yellow lens or bulb, does it matter?? both on, etc
     
  13. Mar 18, 2009 at 11:00 AM
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    u can go for the yellow lens with hid yellow 3000k. i'll looked way better n u can see better at nite.. or yellow lens with yellow light bulbs..
     
  14. Mar 18, 2009 at 11:04 AM
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    ppl say, its better the sheet than the cover already cut. u will have problems... the hid kits u can buy some , maybe in a group buy. i dun know if it end it or not.. let me find the thread for u
     
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    The first upgrade/change to my new 09 is yellow halogen fog lamps.:D

    Any particulate in the air...dust, moisture, water, or snow...yellow is better and blue is worse.
    This is caused by the wavelength of the light, blue is short and reflects, yellow is long and doesn't reflect.
     
  17. Apr 27, 2009 at 8:28 PM
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    It's a JDM thing =P but no seriously, it really helps in fog. They are also my DRL.

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  18. Apr 27, 2009 at 8:45 PM
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    Awsome pics viet
     
  19. May 9, 2009 at 9:17 PM
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    How do you change fog light bulbs? Can the yellow bulbs be bought an auto parts store?
     
  20. May 9, 2009 at 9:25 PM
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    Its hard to find the bulbs at an auto store unless you go to an import tuner shop then yes they will have them best place is ebay thats where i got mine, to change the bulb just get under the truck look for the bulb turn it, it comes out make sure you do not touch the bulb. same process to put them back in turn it till it kind of locks into place
     
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