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Old 01-02-2007, 09:04 AM   #41
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Amps are drawn through the wire by the lights, not fed by the source. This is why an high powered item will blow a fuse in line, from drawing too high of an amperage.

If you calculate the needs and review the stock wiring, it might be adequate.
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Amps are drawn through the wire by the lights, not fed by the source. This is why an high powered item will blow a fuse in line, from drawing too high of an amperage.

If you calculate the needs and review the stock wiring, it might be adequate.
I'm with bill, it will be adequate, the bulbs that come with the projectors are the same wattage as the stock fog light bulbs.
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Bandit, one more question. Obviousy mounting can be moved somewhat, but i'm looking at housing these things slightly.

What about a sheet of plexi, or some sort of hard and transperant plastic on the bumper cover. I'm thinking of putting a piece in on the backside of the bumper on the for hole, to protect them, and give a more finished look.
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Bandit, one more question. Obviousy mounting can be moved somewhat, but i'm looking at housing these things slightly.

What about a sheet of plexi, or some sort of hard and transperant plastic on the bumper cover. I'm thinking of putting a piece in on the backside of the bumper on the for hole, to protect them, and give a more finished look.
yeah you could do something along those lines to make it look like a larger fog light.
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I was planning to do just that when I get to doing this. I had thought about retrofitting into the existing lamps, but instead I was thinking of cutting a flat sheet of plexi to fill the hole around the projectors and then paint the back side of the plexi silver or something to fill things out.

So was the consensus that 55w bulbs are ok to run through the stock wiring or is 37.5 the max?
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So was the consensus that 55w bulbs are ok to run through the stock wiring or is 37.5 the max?
I wouldn't run 55watts through the stock wiring, I would have no problem running the 37.5 watts through it though. But some people run 55wats right off the stock wiring so that one is up to the individual user
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You can get the 885 50watts, but like rob said and i said, do not run that thru the stock wiring. They dont make 55watt 8xx style bulbs.

Far as Mounting / Something to go around them. i Just found something last night at work that fits 100% PERFECT

2000+ Toyota Tacoma blank fog light bezel

a Friend at work has a 2006 model and he doesn;t have Fog lights in it. SO the Bezel just pops out and we where looking at it to see if my Projectors would fit.
Well in doing so, i saw that its shape is 99% the same size and shape as the Bonnie'* fog like opening (SE'*)

I think im going to try to find one in the Yard and use those

Part #: 52127-04010





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I found it online, but i know i can find it cheaper...

Item Number MSRP Core Price Price
5212704010 $36.55 $0.00 $29.24
Front bumper - Bumper and components - Hole cover - W/o fog lamps
W/o fog lamps Right 2005 - 2006
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Heres what im talking about. I took a Pic of it also


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Ya know, I wouldn't run standard headlights on stock wiring also...

I've put upgraded wiring harnesses in both Jeeps (WJ and ZJ), and my Bronco. Having 14 gauge wire feed power right from the battery is definately better than the long runs of smaller-than-14-gauge wire that just about every vehicles comes stock with.
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Ya know, I wouldn't run standard headlights on stock wiring also...

I've put upgraded wiring harnesses in both Jeeps (WJ and ZJ), and my Bronco. Having 14 gauge wire feed power right from the battery is definately better than the long runs of smaller-than-14-gauge wire that just about every vehicles comes stock with.
it wouldn't come with wire that small if the wire couldn't handle the load.
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