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Old 03-29-2013, 02:24 AM   #1
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Orange Fog Lights?

So I just finished installing my Orion V4's and now all I can look at are the ugly yellow fog lights.

Any way to get them to match the orange/amber corner lights? I know you can go to LED's but they won't do anything but sit there and look pretty. I know they are 9006 halogen bulbs, and still can't find any.

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Old 03-29-2013, 09:01 AM   #2
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Yellow bulb + Thin layer of red on fog light lens (not on the actual bulb) = Orange.

I'd stick with yellow, personally.
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:47 AM   #3
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Yellow bulb + Thin layer of red on fog light lens (not on the actual bulb) = Orange.

I'd stick with yellow, personally.
If I use that paint, how close will they get to matching the corner light's color?
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:37 PM   #4
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Someone did it on their car, looked bad to be honest with you. Light output will diminish a lot.
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Old 03-29-2013, 06:00 PM   #5
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Someone did it on their car, looked bad to be honest with you. Light output will diminish a lot.
So I guess that's out of the picture... Anyone have any preferences on white fog lights then to match my Xenon's?

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Old 03-29-2013, 06:18 PM   #6
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Check my bulb guide thread. You will need something over 5000k in temp
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:55 PM   #7
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Check my bulb guide thread. You will need something over 5000k in temp
So it looks like either the Nokya Artic Stage White 1 or the Philips Diamond Vision would suit me best, right? I'm not really that involved with lights so this is all new to me.

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Old 03-30-2013, 03:36 AM   #8
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Yea, try the Nokya bulbs first. They should be about $20 shipped on ebay.
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Yea, try the Nokya bulbs first. They should be about $20 shipped on ebay.
Thanks man, you rock. I'll post back with my results in a few days.

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Just ordered the lights, but my only question is since the OEM fog lights are 35w and the new Nokya's are 55w, do I need to worry about heat or any of the wires melting since it's a 30% increase?
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I'm Interested in seeing the end results.
I will post once I get them. The weekend has killed the shipping. I ordered them Friday and they didn't ship until Monday. At least they are only 150 miles away!
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Yea, try the Nokya bulbs first. They should be about $20 shipped on ebay.
So just got the bulbs and ready to install, however the bulbs are way bigger than my OEM once. They don't even fit in the housing. Did I order the wrong pair? Or...

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If you don't have a sport package than you need H11 bulbs for the fogs.
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FAK FAK FAK. I thought 9006 were stock.

Time to return, order new ones and wait again...
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FAK FAK FAK. I thought 9006 were stock.

Time to return, order new ones and wait again...
You're not the only one to make that mistake.
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Those look like H4 or 9003 bulbs you got in pic one. Where did you get that idea from?

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So now I'm even more confused... I'm pretty sure I have the sport package, but I'm not sure. I did a VIN look-up and it spit me out this.



The bulb is a 9006 however. It said so right on the package. I got it from here.
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