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Old 07-31-2013, 06:19 PM
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Fog light recommendations?

Just purchased a 2000 Jeep Wrangler which my high school kid will mainly be driving to school, sports, etc.. Jeep probably will not see much if any off road time.

I live in the Central Valley of CA - and in the winter months we can see some very serious FOG. I want to put a good set of fog lights on the TJ.


White lights best? Yellow?

If we go with a white light - can these also be run at night as additional road lighting (since they tend to point downward but light to the sides well).

I started looking into this and everyone seems to claim their lights are best - very confusing.

My TJ does have a switch on the dash panel indicating a fog lamp (next to the rear window defrost and rear window wiper) - but the Jeep does not have fog lamps on it. I am assuming we can wire right into that switch?

Thanks for any input.
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Old 08-02-2013, 07:30 PM   #2
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If you are really going to use them only for foul weather and not troll around with them, 3000K HIDs are still the best.

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If you look behind the fenders there should be a harness tucked/hanging around there for the factory fog lights. My stockers were alright in the pretty heavy fog we just had last night, then again not much to compare to and mine are a bit off center from rouge branches
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Go with yellow and not too bright for fog & snowing conditions, otherwise the light will reflect back at you. Make sure the light pattern is low to the ground and wide spread.

HIDs would be to bright.
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I see the kind of fog you're probably talking about very frequently. I'm in the mountains and the hours before dawn often start with low level clouds laying down on the road and they are crazy thick. For fog/snow that thick, the best i've used are colored lenses since they bounce back less. They need to be mounted as close to the ground as possible, and the reflector should be a proper fog lens/reflector that creates the wide flat bar of light, not just a diffused wide angle, circular beam. The best fog lens setups make a wide bar beam pattern with diffused light below it and almost no light above the bar. .
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Old 09-03-2013, 01:39 AM   #6
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I use rigids defused duallys. Worked okay for me, street legal too. But I was only visiting in snow so I may not be the expert. But I saw things great, through fog, with little to no bounce back (glare). Than again my glasses are polarized as well. Blackboxlogistics has light bars that are single and dual bars. They may help ya

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