Foglight Question

Discussion in 'Electrical & Stereo' started by Leo 5.0, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. Leo 5.0

    Leo 5.0 Active Member

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    This is a two part question.

    I have a 248 package, so it doesn't have fogs.

    But Upon inspection of my light harness, I found the plugs.
    I also plan to repin the wires to allow Fogs with only parking lights.
    So, my question:
    What ALL do I need to wire them in?
    I know I will need the actual fog lights, bulbs and switch to replace one of the coin holders.
    Anything else? Fuses or relays?

    Second part:
    I want white LED foglights.
    Not good for seeing, but they are visually pleasing.

    So my question, anyone have them?
    Know a good place to order, and what size?
    Last question, do I need a resistor or anything?

    Thanks!!
     
  2. ttocs

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    Yes you need a relay under the hood. I am not sure if its specialized or not if you want I can pull it out of my parts car.
     
  3. the5.ohh

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    IIRC [MENTION=8293]OnyxCobra[/MENTION] has leds in his fogs but I could be wrong
     
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    I have 35w HIDs in my fogs, there were no good affordable LED options back when I got them. If you don't want a lot of light out of them LEDs should give you the look you want.
     
  5. Leo 5.0

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    Yeah, fogs aren't really for lighting up the road anyway. But LEDs do look good, early morning or early evening.
    You said a relay?
    I just saw LRS has the whole setup for $154. Minus bulbs.
    I may go with that.

    TTocs, is that a relay for the fuse box like the other relays or is it elsewhere, because I would have to look, but unless it controls other functions, I doubt I'd have it.
     
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    I've found fog lights helpful when It rains. Usually headlight beams are absorbed by the water on the road but the fogs sort of help over come that.
     
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    If you have a cobra bumper. TRS has a set of BMW LED fogs that fits perfectly in the bumper.