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Old 02-14-2009, 12:29 PM   #1
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hey i have a 2000 bonneville with hid'*. theyre 8000k and they look pretty nice. they were realtively easy to put in and i was thinking about putting some in for my fog lights. how do u get to the fog lights from under the hood and can u put hids where the fog lamps are? thanks
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you have to get to the fog lights from underneath the car
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ooo ok yea i guess that makes sense. ok thanks
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those are going to blind the ***t out of people in the fogs, headlights is one thing but you definately need projectors or housings designed for HIDs for fogs
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or he can just aim them down
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if the reflector was designed like the headlight that would work, with the fogs just being like a parabolic mirror its basically like a big spotlight, it doesn't really have a focused area the light is spread everywhere which makes them ideal for fog
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that would explain why no matter how many times i adjust my fogs i still see them all over the place
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yep just the way they are designed

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how do u get to the fog lights from under the hood and can u put hids where the fog lamps are? thanks
you can also get to them by removing the headlight and you will see where they are mounted, 2 10mm nuts hold them in, still the best thing to do would be to get a projector housing, there is one made for an 04-06 Jeep Grand Cheerokee that is basically the same size and fits with little modification, and they have angel eyes too
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i remember someone doing that here , i think maybe i'll try that.
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I've done it, about 3 hours from the time I took the stock housings off til I finished hooking the balasts up
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