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Old 05-24-2010, 10:58 AM   #1
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2005 Wrangler Fog Light Replacement

off roading a while back a tow strap got wrapped around my factory fog light and ripped it off. im looking to replace it but i dont know what kind of light to get (fog lamp, driving light, long range) i would like to get a light that would mount to the factory bumper and wiring harness if possible. ill post a some pics of it later. right now im just looking for some advice for the best kind of lamp to get

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Old 05-24-2010, 11:04 AM   #2
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I just bought a pair of Hella's from Autozone. 55w Fog Light. They don't come with a Jeep factory plug, but I just spliced them into my existing fog light wiring. I'm happy with them so far, and they fit into my stock bumper.

Total install time: 20 minutes

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Old 05-25-2010, 10:38 AM   #3
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Ive been looking at the KC Apollo series of lights (specificaly the 6" Long Range), they are a reasonable price but i cant seem to find any customer reviews. anybody have any advice about them?
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If you are going to use your factory wiring, don't go above 55w.
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the apollos are 55w. thanks for the info i didnt know that
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Old 05-25-2010, 11:11 AM   #6
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I only found out last week when I did my foglights, happy to help!
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If you are going to use your factory wiring, don't go above 55w.
If you want to go over 55w it's simple to wire in a relay. I have 100watt Hella's and 130w H4 headlights running through relays.
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Old 05-25-2010, 01:15 PM   #8
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Chuck the stock lights. If you live in a foggy area get some fogs. But I agree with the others.....get some Hella 500 FF's (they come either driving or fog) I got 4 of the driving lights. Two go down the road, the other two go out 10 degrees to each side.....I get a nice full sweep of light(s) straight ahead and to each side, plenty of light coverage. I'm thinking of adding some 100 or 130 watts lights on the cowl but it's not necessary at this point.
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Old 05-25-2010, 01:39 PM   #9
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KC makes fog lites that plug right into the stock connectors - KC Hilights #97047.1201 from Quadratec.
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I am also missing one of the fog lights on a 2006 I just purchased. I got the Hella 500s Black Magic. Still waiting for them to be delivered. I am hoping the existing wires plug in. I'll give you an update later.
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TurkA77: If those lites are more than 55W it's highly suggested that you use a relay as verses the stock wiring without a relay.
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TurkA77: If those lites are more than 55W it's highly suggested that you use a relay as verses the stock wiring without a relay.
They are 55W


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how do you wire the relay planning on getting the 100w hella h3 bulbs for the fogs and hav h4 somting headlights comin in this friday
sry not an expert in wiring :P
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how do you wire the relay planning on getting the 100w hella h3 bulbs for the fogs and hav h4 somting headlights comin in this friday
sry not an expert in wiring :P
Follow this diagram, but instead of using the switch, splice into the lead that goes into your existing fog lights and wire it to relay terminal #86 instead of the green switch wire. Make sure you use 14 gauge minimum wire where it shows the red and yellow wire.
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Follow this diagram, but instead of using the switch, splice into the lead that goes into your existing fog lights and wire it to relay terminal #86 instead of the green switch wire. Make sure you use 14 gauge minimum wire where it shows the red and yellow wire.

thanks water dog. ill pm you if i have anymore questions since you know how confidently do jeep wiring.
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Anyone know of any cheaper options? The Quadratec ones are $90 each!
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There's not much choice if you don't want to do any wiring mods. I purchased a set of replacement MOPAR units from ebay that were NOS and supposedly a straight up swap.

Well... the ones I got had bayonet style connectors and the OEM's on my 2002 had plug style connectors AND a smaller diameter mounting stud. I ended up reusing the original wiring harness from the originals. Had to disassemble them both to swap out the wiring but it wasn't difficult just a little tedious. I also had to hit the hardware store and get some small mounting bolts. I wrote up a brief how-to and I will post that in a hot second.

I paid about a hundred bucks for the pair.

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