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My '07 does not have fog light housing installed. But my bumper has black plastic slats in the location of where they belong.

Is it possible to remove that black plastic piece on both sides and just insert the fog light housing in its place? Or will I need to get an entire new bumper that has the fog light locations already removed (or the housing already installed)?

Ideally, I'm hoping that I can simply "unsnap" or somehow otherwise remove these sections that appear to be separate from the body of the bumper already. It seems to be a whole different texture and is a different color.
 

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As far as I know it can be removed and then install the fogs. I am not sure about the wiring though. Maybe another member can chime in about that...
 

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I installed black headlamp housings and completely forgot to check if I had the fog light wiring harness already installed. not a big deal to take everything back out and check, just wish that I had remembered in the first place and that I didn't need to take the headlamp housings back out! haha
 

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VillageAndy can help you with the foglight kit too.
 

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Looking at the location where the fogs would go, I can move those two black pieces separately from the bumper. The slightly shift left and right in their seats, but unsure if I can pull them out without needing to take the bumper off.

Do I need to take the bumper off to take those pieces out? And if so, how hard is it to take the front bumper off? I'm guessing that the headlamps and grill will need to come out and I know that there are hex bolts underneath holding the bumper to the bottom of the car.

Just throwing these questions to anyone out there who installed fogs on a bumper like mine.

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As long as it isn't an SAP bumper like mine then you shouldn't have a hard time taking the bumper off.
Mine on the other hand had those screws all over the place up underneath above the dust shield .

So when I got my HID's installed I had a professional body shop do mine that way I could hold them accountable for messing anything up . :)
 

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SAP bumper? What's that?
 

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Street Appearance Package(SAP)was an option on Mk1.5(2005-2007)Foci.
 

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This is what the SAP package looks like and the front surround by the grill and bumper are all 1 piece.

 

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Ok. I've looked into it further and it appears that the fog light bezels are the most expensive part of this assembly?!?!

I can get a pair of lamp housings for about $42. The bezels are $115!!! That's ridiculous. If I could modify the fog lamp caps in there now I would.

I also have to check to see if I even have the wiring harnesses for the fogs. When I get a chance to rip out a headlight housing I'll give it a check.
 

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The junkyard is your friend.
 

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If your 07 Focus is like my 06 ZXW then the wiring for the fog lights may be there. When I first got my car back on July 2nd I went to check things out on it and when looking under the front end I noticed that there were 2 wiring connectors just hanging down and I realized they were for the fog lights. I went to the parts yard found a car with good fog lights and bezels for them and a headlight switch with the fog light control, hooked everything up, didn't even need to jack the car up. It was the first mod I did to the car, barely 24 hours after getting it, took another month before I got around upgrading the stereo :) .

The bezels themselves have 2 nuts that hold them on from behind the bumper and the fog lights are held in by three 7mm (or 8mm I forget) headed screws. To get to the headlight switch have to remove the lower dash panel via 4 screws and then 3 screws that hold the headlight switch in. Was a fairly quick install, however my car is missing the dust/splash shield piece so I didn't have to remove and replace that.
 

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Thanks for your reply. I plan on checking to see if the proper wiring is there. I'd love to go to a salvage yards but there are none around me. I'll go under the car and look. My luck, no wiring harness will be found. Lol
 

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Ok. I just removed my drivers side headlamp housing and grill to see if I could find the cables for my fog lamps. I took a couple of pictures to help identify what I am seeing and what I'm not (which I believe I'm not seeing the wiring harness for the fogs). I hope that someone here can help point me in a more specific direction from what I've seen.

Below is a picture of the main harness. The only small harness that comes off of it first go down to the side marker.


Below is main harness with a yellow circle around it. This is where it splits and drops down into the front of the car. One part drops to a plug (I'm guessing to the air intake?) and the other I can't follow by hand really. I can only follow it to a general direction.


Here is a pic of the general direction on the passenger side that I've followed it to. I tried to get a better picture but can't. It provides power to the passenger side headlamp, side marker, etc. It drops down again but can't follow it with my hand. I'm unsure if there is anything that requires voltage below the passenger side headlamp. But if I wiggle it slightly (not to hard to damage it obviously) it appears to be going towards the front bumper, directly underneath the passenger headlamp.


This is all that I could do at work without removing the splash guard and jacking it up to get a better visual of it. Can anyone point me in a direction, based off of these pics, that I can go to look? I'd really appreciate it! Thank you
 

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OK trying to install the fog lights and have a question. The only way i can install these is by screwing in from the back. Otherwise, the surround won't go on. Is this correct?

If it then, then the surround does not butt up with the lense. I get this


What am i doing wrong? All help and suggestions is greatly appreciated.

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I found it easier to put the surround on first then to screw the fog light assemblies in place, as to get access to the bezel nuts it is easier without the fog light in place. I believe there should be a little bit of a gap between the fog light and the bezel, at least that is how it is on mine, perhaps to prevent melting of the bezel from direct contact with the lens?
 

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I found it easier to put the surround on first then to screw the fog light assemblies in place, as to get access to the bezel nuts it is easier without the fog light in place. I believe there should be a little bit of a gap between the fog light and the bezel, at least that is how it is on mine, perhaps to prevent melting of the bezel from direct contact with the lens?
Thanks for the reply pcordes. I was going nuts wondering what i could have been possibly doing wrong. Glad it wasn't me doing something stupid. It makes sense about the heat to.

Thanks again
 
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