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10-21-2012 08:17 PM
Originally Posted by AParrette View Post
And I've used hid fogs in 3 diffrent vehicles. It works the same if not better than halogen.
The ONLY thing that would make this a true statement is if 3000k -5000k HIDs were used in a PROJECTOR fog light housing because the cutoff shield in the projector housing will limit the amount of beam scatter. Ask me how I know...

Originally Posted by AParrette View Post
3000K works the best <----- For fog light housings... TRUE!
And a good lens helps also <----- If by "lens" you mean "projector"... TRUE!
WARNING THE STATEMENT BELOW IS NOT AN ATTEMPT TO START SHIT. I do not want to start an argument, I do not want start a debate. You guys do whatever you want with your cars, they are yours, I'm fine with that. I am just trying to get the right information to the OP.

HIDs are not better in a reflector housing than halogen because they do not put the light where it supposed to go. Yes you have light on the road in front of you, but it is also scattered up in the air and off to the side, you just don't realize it because the road is the closest object to your headlights.

10-17-2012 10:59 AM
katiekay I would go with the fogs I recommended on the first page, they are 3000k yellow halogens

You can buy them here:
10-17-2012 10:18 AM
AParrette And I've used hid fogs in 3 diffrent vehicles. It works the same if not better than halogen.

3000K works the best
And a good lens helps also

But ive run tinted heads, tinted fogs, tinted tails for years
10-17-2012 10:12 AM
Originally Posted by calebstubstad View Post
What bulbs will give me the brightest possible light from a halogen?
Ge nighthawks

But you can go hid for half the price
10-17-2012 09:21 AM
calebstubstad What bulbs will give me the brightest possible light from a halogen?
10-17-2012 09:15 AM
Merrigan They look pretty good. It was already said. But I'll say it again. No HID's. The point of fog lights is to have a wide angle beam of light at a low angle.
10-15-2012 11:55 PM
calebstubstad i would love to have the cash to do that. i fear every day that my valve seat will drop. i love this car, and dont want that to happen. when my mom said my grandma bought a focus i was not very impressed, but now i'm in love. all thanks to you guys showing me how to spend my money :P
10-15-2012 11:51 PM
katiekay Sorry forgot to say that the photo I posted is ranger_mclaren's ride. He is currently undergoing an SPI to Zetec swap
10-15-2012 11:50 PM
calebstubstad man, that looks sick. im looking right now, even though i should be asleep since i have school at 7 tomorrow, and its like midnight. but this is more important. next paycheck I will hopefully find an svt grille, as that does look even better. and that wouldnt block the leds I have behind it at all, which is an even bigger plus to looking better. thumbs up on that lower grille too
10-15-2012 11:48 PM
ProSilverVT02 ^^^^

Now THAT is OEM+

Very nice work. It's not very often people try to match the lower SVT grille when they replace the upper grille.
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