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Yellow or blue fogs?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by TacoSox, Sep 29, 2009.

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Keep yellow Lamin-X fogs or change to blue?

Poll closed Oct 29, 2009.
  1. Keep Yellow

    52 vote(s)
    66.7%
  2. Change to Blue

    26 vote(s)
    33.3%
  1. Sep 29, 2009 at 12:55 PM
    #1
    TacoSox

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    I got the yellow Lamin-X fog light covers and I'm not sure how I feel about them. Should I keep the yellow or switch to blue?

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  2. Sep 29, 2009 at 12:56 PM
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    AzogSS

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    Yellow, they provide the best contrast.
     
  3. Sep 29, 2009 at 1:11 PM
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    NumNutz

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    Blue completely ruins the point.

    Change them to 3000K HIDs.

    Low beams...

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    Low beams w/ HID fogs...

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  4. Sep 29, 2009 at 1:11 PM
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    joman

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    i like yellow...the nokya yellows are great..i have them paired with the headlights as well....yellow headlights and fogs..people hate it..but i think the visibility is great
     
  5. Sep 29, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    DanGer

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    It all depends on what you use them for. Do you use them to see in the fog? or just to get extra light in daily driving conditions? or is it just for looks? In the last case do anything except yellow film, that shit is UGLY
     
  6. Sep 29, 2009 at 1:18 PM
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    TacoSox

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    WOW, huge difference. Thanks for the examples. I like your headlights, I plan on putting the halos on mine someday...
     
  7. Sep 29, 2009 at 1:25 PM
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    TacoSox

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    I mainly just use them for better lighting and looks.

    I heard a lot of great things about the Lamin-X covers but so far Im a little disappointed. I know it takes some time for all the tiny bubbles to work themselves out but im not very confident at this point.
     
  8. Sep 29, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    DanGer

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    I think the tints look cheap and stick out like a sore thumb due to them contrasting with every single aspect of the truck.

    Socolax is right on with replacing them with some HIDs. The ones he listed are yellowish, and 6000K is bluish. In between there is white so I would say try some HIDs from 3000K temp to 6000K
     
  9. Sep 29, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    I like the yellow lamin-x on my truck. But I also have a 3K HID kit for them as well.
     
  10. Sep 29, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    yellow will be the brightest for sure, blue is for looks
     
  11. Sep 29, 2009 at 5:21 PM
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    Allens_Piece

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    I always thought Blue was for snow, and Yellow for actual fog, and when its so humid you can see the water in the air (no, not rain...). But I could be wrong.
     
  12. Sep 29, 2009 at 9:15 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I love the yellow fogs, but I'm actually feeling blue on your Taco. That's something I haven't seen before. Give it a shot! :D
     
  13. Sep 29, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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    S7ICKlVlAN

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    We don't have fog here in Hawaii (often). I have blue coming in for the headlights and fogs and gunsmoke for the 3rd brake & tail lights. I'll post pics when I get it installed.....
     
  14. Sep 30, 2009 at 12:57 PM
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    Colton

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    From a practical standpoint, yellow will penetrate and go farther than any other color. Blue for more of looks, yellow for functionality.
     
  15. Sep 30, 2009 at 1:07 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    blue sucks dick in snow. My 6K hids were garbage in it last winter. I had to turn on my hellas to get any good driving light
     
  16. Oct 7, 2009 at 10:03 PM
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    T-rev

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    I think the blue looks alot better but they really dont have any function besides looks. I don't like the yellow ones though, never really have.
     
  17. Oct 7, 2009 at 10:57 PM
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    iroc409

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    No color will "penetrate" fog further than another. It may give the illusion it is doing so because less light is being reflected to your eye--but that is because less light is being put out. Yellow light may be marginally better because of the way our eyes operate. The red-orange of our gauges from Toyota will have the least impact on our night vision as we drive. Blue is the hardest color for humans to process, and would probably be a bad idea from a functional standpoint. There is a TON of info about this on the web, just Google the issue! :)
     
  18. Oct 8, 2009 at 4:22 AM
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    t-com09

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    i think the blue looks better, but yellow would definiately be more functional
     
  19. Oct 8, 2009 at 8:35 AM
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    hahahahahahahaha :D
     
  20. Oct 8, 2009 at 8:47 AM
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    I vote for change to 3000K HID's, you can find some cheapie ones on ebay. And if they burn out or break it's only the fogs, you still have your headlights working hopefully.
     
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