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Old 02-27-2010, 12:17 AM   #11
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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.

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OK so the 100watt blubs is not doing the trick anymore!!! 2 sets of 100w bulbs and just replaced the driver side 2 days ago and now the pass side is out tonight after work.... So i just purchased a HID H3 kit for the fogs and tomorrow i'll get the ones for the low beam... but my question is what did you do to seal the H3 HID bulbs? or did you just leave the caps off?
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just curious about your fog light issue, my gxp is o4 and i bet i went thru 3 or 4 bulbs in a month or so, my friend mechanic ended up replacing the wiring harness, still have a problem, where did u find the 100w bulbs? thanks robb gwaltney
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They are common at at most auto parts. Just look thru the bulb section. Most say H3 replacement/100 watt.
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I tried the local shops but non had 100W H3 bulbs... So i ended up getting them on ebay around $6 shipped for 2 bulbs...
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??? Its standard stock at Advance and AutoZone. Links for others who may want. Both stores say must replace with 55 W, so if your harness flames on... don't blame us. LOL! I haven't had a problem, but I only actually use them when it'* cooler/ foggy or raining.

Links for others who want to play.

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_Fog-Light-Bulb-Sylvania_5080095-P_1258_R|GRPLAMPAMS_929695044___

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/cat...g+Light+-+Bulb

Even the 100 watter'* are barely visible. Fog lights on Bonnevilles are really cosmetic toys. The older models are only 32 watts.
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You know, there is another option since the fog lights are pretty much worthless for anything but looks.

Being new at this I just broke both of the retainers that the bulbs actualy clip into (When going from the headlight area, you can't see INTO the back. I didn't realize there was a clip that allowed the bulb to be removed from the bracket until after I had already broken it)

In an attempt to fix them, I took both assemblies out of the car last night to get them in the house where it'* warm and I can work on them.

While working in there, I noticed the fog light hole is a straight shot to the air intake. (no obstructions).

It would make an awfully nice point to get some cold air......
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??? Its standard stock at Advance and AutoZone. Links for others who may want. Both stores say must replace with 55 W, so if your harness flames on... don't blame us. LOL! I haven't had a problem, but I only actually use them when it'* cooler/ foggy or raining.

Links for others who want to play.

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_Fog-Light-Bulb-Sylvania_5080095-P_1258_R|GRPLAMPAMS_929695044___

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/cat...g+Light+-+Bulb

Even the 100 watter'* are barely visible. Fog lights on Bonnevilles are really cosmetic toys. The older models are only 32 watts.
Guess i should have looked online!! But the store ppl say that they didn't carry them at all!!! Oh well, HID goes in on sunday and the wires will be running 35watts
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