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Old 01-19-2014, 08:49 PM   #1
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Ok so I have IPF968 lights in the stock bumper locations on my 97..

I don't use them often because people are on the road and I do not want to blind them...

While in Glos-tah and Rockport for my one year anniversary this weekend, there was rain and snow.... I was envious of all the Jeeps I saw, especially the ones with just fogs on.. I feel like they don't necessarily do much for the driver but they look great and they really are helpful for oncoming drivers in the inclement conditions...

Do you think putting my IPF's on a bull bar and adding some regular fogs would be a good idea? What standard fogs would you recommend? I want something that I can keep on without being flashed..pictures are also welcome!


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Old 01-19-2014, 11:27 PM   #2
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Dont know if this helps. But I have KC 100w daylighter pencil beams and some cheap autozone $20 lights under them. The Autozone lights are on all the time when the headlights are on. They don't really do much. But you can tell a difference when their off and as you said oncoming traffic can see them.

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Old 01-19-2014, 11:33 PM   #3
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I have the kc's designed to plug and play and direct replace factory. They are much the same with a cool looking grill. Bought them because my glass cracked on factory one after they were really old.
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Old 01-19-2014, 11:40 PM   #4
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I just put a set of Rigid Industries Dually LED's on the bumper where the factory fogs were mounted this afternoon. They are much brighter. I need to adjust them but I'm happy with the purchase. I now need to change the factory head lights. Any suggestions?
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Old 01-19-2014, 11:44 PM   #5
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I just put a set of Rigid Industries Dually LED's on the bumper where the factory fogs were mounted this afternoon. They are much brighter. I need to adjust them but I'm happy with the purchase. I now need to change the factory head lights. Any suggestions?
OP said they wanted something that wont blind oncoming traffic. Rigids will defiantly blind oncoming traffic.
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My 04 Wrangler X did not come from the factory with any fog lights or wiring. I wanted lights on my bumper so I bought KC Daylighters. They were so bright I rarely used them. I replaced them with KC slimlite fogs. They definitely will not blind people. Worked good in the fog, but pretty worthless for anything else. I sold those too and now have a small led light bar.

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Old 01-20-2014, 02:13 AM   #7
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I've got hella 550f's. Had them for over 7 years they have been a great set of fog lights. Super bright but not blinding to other drivers!
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Old 01-20-2014, 09:36 AM   #8
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Aren't those 500's?

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I've got hella 550f's. Had them for over 7 years they have been a great set of fog lights. Super bright but not blinding to other drivers!

I thought 550's were rectangular?

Also do you have a yellowish cover on them?

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Old 01-20-2014, 09:38 AM   #9
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nice looking Jeep man...

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Dont know if this helps. But I have KC 100w daylighter pencil beams and some cheap autozone $20 lights under them. The Autozone lights are on all the time when the headlights are on. They don't really do much. But you can tell a difference when their off and as you said oncoming traffic can see them.

Looks subtle.. people tend to over do the yellow ones...
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I replaced my factory hella fogs with rigid industried floods and wired the foglight harness off the light onto the the rigids so it would plug into my harness like a factory light and its absolutly awesome. Ill never buy another light that isnt LED. I installed truck lites as well. And you can buy covers to change the light color
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Old 01-20-2014, 09:04 PM   #11
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OP said they wanted something that wont blind oncoming traffic. Rigids will defiantly blind oncoming traffic.
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I wanted to make sure they didn't blind anyone so I asked a couple of neighbors drive past. All of them said they were fine. Now I really can't stand my headlights. They look very yellow with the LED fogs.
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However it looks like a big white A$$ in front of my Jeep.
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However it looks like a big white A$$ in front of my Jeep.

or "hooters" if you get what im saying lol
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Old 01-20-2014, 10:27 PM   #14
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I'm very happy with the KC Slimlight 100W fogs. Easy install, definitely improves visibility. I use mine more often than I don't. Plan on window mounting KC driving lights next. I think comes with a 23 year warranty. they've also expanded manufacture in the U.S. a big +
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I thought 550's were rectangular?

Also do you have a yellowish cover on them?

Thanks!
I guess there the 500's. And yes I put a yellow self adhesive film on them. I used to live in upstate new York and it helped in heavy snow storms...
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Old 01-21-2014, 12:15 PM   #16
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I don't think any light would really be too bright if you aim them correctly.. They are fogs so they are supposed to point relatively down and out of people's eyes.

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