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Old 05-04-14, 10:21 AM   #1
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Default First mod for GX...

I was cheap and didn't want to pay $1500 for just the fog lights.
I went ahead and did this mod last night ...using H3 projectors with HID conversion .. I will update with the write up instruction later when I get to the laptop.

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Will be using clear bulbs for the turn signal to get the clean look up front

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Old 05-04-14, 10:30 AM   #2
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Very nice job can't wait to see some pictures with them on.
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Old 05-04-14, 11:25 AM   #3
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good work, thanks for sharing
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Old 05-04-14, 11:49 AM   #4
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Great job so far! Looks like you just gotta finish up the wiring?
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Old 05-04-14, 11:58 AM   #5
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Can you properly aim / adjust them?
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Old 05-04-14, 02:47 PM   #6
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very nice job.
i am going to put brighter LEDS in the fogs when i get my newer gx. i think the leds arent bright enough.

lexus should of put switchback leds in the DRLs, eliminating the ugly turn signal in front bumper.

I want to put an audi q7 style turn signal thats also a drl in bumper, but it will require cutting or moding it.
or i may just put switchback leds in turnsignal slot. That way, they are always on with main drls and switch to amber with turn signal

how does the turn signal, black piece come out. Does it pop out or are there screws in the back
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First you need to remove 10mm bult and push down 3 snap in taps to get the turn signal lamp out.


And remove one Philips screw and push in the snap in tap to get the bottom black piece out
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And yes to the question above the lights does aim/adjust .
I will finish it tonight and post some pics with lights on...

I started this project last night around 2am .... Lol
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So Lexus fogs are $1500 and they are not bright? Why the high cost?
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I have no ideal how bright the stock fogs LEDs are .. But $1500 is just stupid option.

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Old 05-04-14, 05:15 PM   #11
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The LED fog lights are pretty bright, I posted some pictures when I picked up my 2014. Great job on the install, I wouldn't have the guts to tear into my new vehicle.
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The LED fog lights are pretty bright, I posted some pictures when I picked up my 2014. Great job on the install, I wouldn't have the guts to tear into my new vehicle.
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i couldnt find the pics. can you post pics of led fogs?. i dont think they are as bright as the newer leds. I was going to swap them out with cree 1800 lumen leds if the assembly is easy to dismantle. dont know yet as i have no gx now
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great job so far! I was thinking of doing the same before but haven't had guts to do so... Can't wait to see the full write up! can you detail the wiring and switch option you decided to use? Is there a relay or plug option that is standard behind the bumper for the fog light (plug and play) option?

It looks really clean so far

also where did you get the projector fogs? brand? Cost?

Thanks in advance!

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there are some fogs on ebay. i think these kind he used...
http://www.ebay.com/itm/141156716991...84.m1423.l2649
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Here you go, a couple pictures I took when I first received my vehicle.
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