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Old 12-13-2009, 11:40 AM   #1
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How do you get to the 05 GXP foglights? Remove the wheel and fender well?
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I never worked on a GXP but I would think pull the headlight and you should have some room to get down there
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Ah ha!! Just found GXP Venom'* 5-2009 thread in GXP maint/electrical. Sounds as if best route will be fender well. Thanks V!
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There should also be a sheet of black plastic on the underside that connects to the fender and the bumper. If you take that down, I think you could also that way get to the fog lamps from under the car as well as through the fender well.
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My first time i did it both ways (headlight removal and pull the 3 tabs and pull on the wheel well)... Now i think im a pro b/c i can get it done without removing the headlights!!! Hope you plan to install 100watt H3 blubs b/c if not you will be replacing them again within 2-3 weeks. I think i replaced BOTH blubs 4 times in less than 2 months with ( 55watt ) blubs.... Till someone on this site mentioned about 100watt blubs which i got on ebay for $5-$6 shipped for 2............
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I thought I'd also give the 100watt H3 Bulbs a try - any problems with them getting too hot & melting the fog lens assembly?
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one would think a 100 watt halogen would cook the plastic. When i replaced my 98 with new fogs they were 60 and cooked a perfect circle in the plastic lense within a week.
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An HID retrofit solved all of my problems...
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Tell me more about the HID retro fit. Fog lights only or headlights as well? I'm searching for the right kits to transform conventional halogen to 5,000 or 7,000 kelvin z...
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Tell me more about the HID retro fit. Fog lights only or headlights as well? I'm searching for the right kits to transform conventional halogen to 5,000 or 7,000 kelvin z...
I did both fog lights and low beam headlights, so these days I drive down the road with two sets of HID'*.

The fog lights were a simple retrofit. I've always used ebay seller "mydepots" for the HID kits I've bought. Going on 2 years now with the kit that'* in the low beams.

They're essentially a direct swap with the original bulbs. Nothing different about it. The only thing different about the fog lights is that you'll have to find a way to seal the back of the lens as the H3 HID bulbs stick out farther than the standard H3 halogen bulbs so you can't use the same rear cap. Worked out for me just fine.

What exactly do you need information for?
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