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wags7121 05-24-2010 10:58 AM

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

AfterMath 05-24-2010 11:04 AM

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

wags7121 05-25-2010 10:38 AM

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?

AfterMath 05-25-2010 10:44 AM

If you are going to use your factory wiring, don't go above 55w.

wags7121 05-25-2010 11:08 AM

the apollos are 55w. thanks for the info i didnt know that

AfterMath 05-25-2010 11:11 AM

I only found out last week when I did my foglights, happy to help!

Atthehop 05-25-2010 12:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by gminton (Post 633838)
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.

Bobthegod 05-25-2010 01:15 PM

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.

03 RUBI 05-25-2010 01:39 PM

KC makes fog lites that plug right into the stock connectors - KC Hilights #97047.1201 from Quadratec.

TurkA77 05-25-2010 04:40 PM

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.

03 RUBI 05-25-2010 09:14 PM

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.

TurkA77 05-26-2010 10:32 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 03 RUBI (Post 634476)
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


Hella Lighting 005750991 - Hella 500 Black Magic Driving Lamp Kit - Quadratec


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