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Old 10-17-2012, 02:17 PM   #1
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Xenon fog light conversion - what you should order, answered!

Bought this fog light xenon conversion kit from a seller on ebay. Couldn't be happier. Your original fog light wire harness plugs right into it, no wire splicing needed. I got the 8000k bulb which is a blindingly bright white with a hint of blue. You can choose which ever K bulb you want. 6000k and 8000k are most common and normal for xenon lights. 30$, free shipping that came in less then 48 hours from CA to NY. When purchasing make sure you get the 9006 bulb which is a perfect fitment for an e46. This seller even offers a two year warranty. This was probably the best 30$ I've spent. Couldn't be happier. Here's the link:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/230501413744...84.m1497.l2649


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Old 10-17-2012, 02:22 PM   #2
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Shame on you.

Btw, lets see how long before that kit fries your LCM.
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Old 10-17-2012, 03:59 PM   #4
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wait... Dont you have to still change the bulb housing since it was orignally for halogen and the light will just blind people?

I know you have to do this for Headlights not sure with Fogs but i would think the same principle holds true......

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For fog lights yes.

You need a projector any time xenon bulbs are used.
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No you dont HAVE to change anything. Projector housing helps make it brighter but you dont need to change anything else. And whoever made a comment on frying something, thats false cause xenons use less power than normal lights

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No you dont HAVE to change anything. Projector housing helps make it brighter but you dont need to change anything else. And whoever made a comment on frying something, thats false cause xenons use less power than normal lights

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Projectors are used to focus the light output. It will work without them, but the light pattern will be everywhere and blind other people on the road.

Again, have fun blinding people.

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No you dont HAVE to change anything. Projector housing helps make it brighter but you dont need to change anything else. And whoever made a comment on frying something, thats false cause xenons use less power than normal lights

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Completely WRONG.


Projectors are a must because they focus xenon light and have a cutoff to prevent the lights from BLINDING other drivers. Not to mention that if you put xenons in halogen lights the light output diffusion is garbage and blinding.


Yes, ballasts use less power when they are on but at START UP they have a surge of electricity.

Also, LCMs are not made to handle that shock by ballasts.



So yea, ignore what I said if you want and keep running your lights illegally too. www.ebay.com has used LCMs for sale when you need it.
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The foglight housing directs the xenon light fine so they are not in peoples eyes.

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Theres a lot of knowledge on these forums however so many people on here are just looking to put others down. - always trying to make it look they know more about something than somebody else

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Really halogen housings direct xenon lights properly? .....
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Well i have an m tech II bumper and those fogs direct the light great

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For fog lights yes.

You need a projector any time xenon bulbs are used.
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I know people with xenon fogs with no projectors, they arent in drivers faces on the road, they just arent as directed as with projectors. Installing xenon conversion kits are never "legal" unless they are DOT approved which is only usually done at the car manufacturer. No cop will pull you over asking if your fogs are "DOT" approved. They dont give a crap what kind of lights you are using unless your high beams are blinding people

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