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Anyone run LEDs for their fog lights?

As some of you know, I have like my LEDs :P
Unfortunately, my usually supplier doesn't have any power H3 LED options.

 

If anyone could recommend any, I'm all ears/eyes.
Otherwise I'll look at some WhiteVision Philips or something.

 

Cheers

 

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I've got some led fogs sitting on my desk. Haven't got around to installing them yet. Currently have some Phillips bulbs which are ok but not blue enough 

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9 minutes ago, B4 I was 250T said:

Love how blue yours look Randomkiwi!!! Need to do the same to mine!!! Have you tried Superbrightleds.com?


Cheers man. I'm really happy with these LEDs. Makes the car look way more modern.

 

I'll take a look :D Cheers

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2 hours ago, Andy_Mac said:

Loving mine. Don't pass WOF though as the beam pattern is pretty much non existant.

Looks mint.
Does the facelift use the H3 or the H3B bulbs?

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The beam spread is annoying.
I had a look at forward firing LED units (like below) but a lot wont fit through the small hole in the fog light housing on the pfl BL/BP and BE/BH Legacys.
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Basically, a LED bulb cannot utilize halogen reflector, so if you're gonna swap be ready to lose the majority of practical output from the fogs. Depending on what colour temperature (4300k vs 6000k etc) you get, it'll match the headlights and/or parkers. But yeah, you lose "fog lights" really.

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6 hours ago, Nachoooo said:

Basically, a LED bulb cannot utilize halogen reflector, so if you're gonna swap be ready to lose the majority of practical output from the fogs. Depending on what colour temperature (4300k vs 6000k etc) you get, it'll match the headlights and/or parkers. But yeah, you lose "fog lights" really.

 

Thanks for the detailed explanation :)
I'll probably start looking at some 4300-5000k halogens then.

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I've been looking for something decent too. Ended up getting a BL/BP rev D-E  HID conversion kit from K2Gear, 6000K lamps will be a perfect match for 6000k HID headlights. Will see how that goes.

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Got the K2Gear HID conversion installed (easy plug and play). Freaking love it, the spots are the same colour temperature as the headlights, good usable brightness too.

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9 hours ago, sobanoodle said:

Got the K2Gear HID conversion installed (easy plug and play). Freaking love it, the spots are the same colour temperature as the headlights, good usable brightness too.

Is that legal?
Last I heard HID conversions in non-HID housings were a big no no?

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1 hour ago, 1randomkiwi said:

Is that legal?
Last I heard HID conversions in non-HID housings were a big no no?

Most likely not, are LEDs in spots legal?

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Sorta not. Don't pass WOF's for the non existant beam pattern with the standard housings. They are legal though if you fiddle with the wiring and run them as DRL's

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Yeah as @Andy_Mac said. LEDs don't have a great beam pattern so don't work well in some lenses.

 

Was just curious as to if the law had changed regarding HID conversions cause its been ages since I looked into it and think it would look mint for fogs.

 

I'll probably just stick to my GT3 yellow bulbs :P

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