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Old 01-27-2015, 03:23 PM   #1
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Replacement LED fog light bulbs..ok?

I see lots of light threads about replacing the whole assembly (apparently) with an LED one..but what about the LED replacement bulbs? Are they plug n' play? Will they burn something up?

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http://www.autoanything.com/lights/p...asma-led-bulbs

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Old 01-27-2015, 05:20 PM   #2
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those wont work in fog lights need the h11 style like these http://www.autoanything.com/lights/p...conversion-kit or these http://www.autoanything.com/lights/p...fog-lamp-bulbs
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Old 01-27-2015, 05:25 PM   #3
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^^^I understand that, was just asking in general...are the replacement LED bulbs safe/will they work?
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^^^I understand that, was just asking in general...are the replacement LED bulbs safe/will they work?
They are safe. They typically draw less current and a good quality bulb may be as bright as an incandescent. In my experience LED bulbs look bright, but just don't put out the light incandescent bulbs do.


That said, I do plan on installing a set of Phillips LED daytime running lights later on.
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Old 01-27-2015, 10:40 PM   #5
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super bright LEDs has some H11 bulbs on clearance for $5.88. I just ordered some for my fogs. They are not very bright bulbs but I only want them for aesthetic purposes. I ordered orange bulbs, hopefully it looks cool.

https://www.superbrightleds.com/more...ing-light/821/
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http://www.kbcarstuff.com/H11-h8-h16...4unix2-h11.htm

These are supposed to have similar beam pattern and are almost as bright as H11s. I'm going to give these a shot soon - the bonus is I can even stick them in the low beams for curiosity sake
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So basically what I am hearing is that the LEDs aren't as bright as my standard halogens...then why use them?
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There are TONS of cheap H11 LED bulbs on eBay that will drop right in to factory headlights. I don't know which ones to get exactly, but I'm sure the more lumens and higher price ones would be best for headlight replacement... but I also know that you don't need a conversion kit either, you just need to use a $9 OBD-II cable and FoCCCus software to change your headlight option to "alternative HID".

EDIT: Sorry, didn't see FOG light part... if you have the factory fog lights then I'm not sure if it will throw an error if you use the much lower wattage LED's or not... Since I have an aftermarket fog lights bypassing the factory wiring I should be able to use LED's no problem.. I'll shut up now... :)
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http://www.kbcarstuff.com/H11-h8-h16...4unix2-h11.htm

These are supposed to have similar beam pattern and are almost as bright as H11s. I'm going to give these a shot soon - the bonus is I can even stick them in the low beams for curiosity sake
I ordered these and should have them this week. I'm putting them in the low beams first :)
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Will those pull enough watts so they don't need a computer change or resistors as low beams?
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