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Old 03-16-03, 12:00 PM   #16
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Old 03-16-03, 12:25 PM   #17
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i currently have HID projector fog lights and i find they don't light up the road too well due to being soo low to the ground. but they do light up the imidiate area great. but you can't even see that area within the car so its pointless
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I have no idea why Jason was talking about the H3 bulbs. I specfically explained to him I wanted to replace the fogs on a 99 GS400 - I assumed he knew what bulbs are in this car.

Henry, you said I have to take the bumper off and make a "bit trip for the red wire"? What is that?
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question, why do you need h3 for your fogs? the fogs on gs is also 9006, same as non-hid headlight. yes it's harder to wire coz you need to take off bumper and you need to make a bit trip for the red wire
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I have no idea why Jason was talking about the H3 bulbs. I specfically explained to him I wanted to replace the fogs on a 99 GS400 - I assumed he knew what bulbs are in this car.

Henry, you said I have to take the bumper off and make a "bit trip for the red wire"? What is that?
yeah you need 9006, not h3 well first you need to take off the bumper to find a good place to mount the ballast so it's secured from falling and water. second, with the bumper off, you can route the tie all the wires probably in a cleaner way
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Thanks Henry!

I will probably do this sometime in the summer this year.

Saving up for some cool 19 inch rims and tires now...............

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yeah you need 9006, not h3 well first you need to take off the bumper to find a good place to mount the ballast so it's secured from falling and water. second, with the bumper off, you can route the tie all the wires probably in a cleaner way
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Old 03-17-03, 10:40 AM   #21
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So the Lexus takes 9006 bulbs? Pretty much all fog light I know use H3s...When you think of H3 you usually think of fog lights because the bulb is so much shorter than other types because it's designed for fog lamp use.
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So the Lexus takes 9006 bulbs? Pretty much all fog light I know use H3s...When you think of H3 you usually think of fog lights because the bulb is so much shorter than other types because it's designed for fog lamp use.
Yes, pretty much all Lexus fogs use 9006.
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So the Lexus takes 9006 bulbs? Pretty much all fog light I know use H3s...When you think of H3 you usually think of fog lights because the bulb is so much shorter than other types because it's designed for fog lamp use.
don't some honda civics use H3 in there low beams. lol
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Yeah, those cheap APC aftermarket headlamps use projectors from fog lights, which is why they use H3s. The manufacturer is too cheap to design a projector for low beam use so they go with whats cheap and available and use a fog projector for low beams. I've seen cars with them and it's like their lights are not even on...the H3 bulb is weak and the beam pattern only lights up whats immediately in front of the car.
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Yeah, those cheap APC aftermarket headlamps use projectors from fog lights, which is why they use H3s. The manufacturer is too cheap to design a projector for low beam use so they go with whats cheap and available and use a fog projector for low beams. I've seen cars with them and it's like their lights are not even on...the H3 bulb is weak and the beam pattern only lights up whats immediately in front of the car.

tell me about, i had the 3 beam projector lights for my honda acord and couldn't c anything at all, had to put the high beams all the time.i put hid's in the high beam which was not projector and swithed the high with low beam so when i turned my lights my highs with hid's would lights up. sorry 4 the honda talk
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Thanks Henry!

I will probably do this sometime in the summer this year.

Saving up for some cool 19 inch rims and tires now...............

The mod bug is incurable
my GS is now in LA and i am up north, but hopefully some time soon i will be able to go down and put in the 6000k hid in my yellow fogs and see what it will do. i don't care about the 6000k or 4100k (it's an extra kit i got from my prev car anyway) but i want the bright yellow. that would be kiiling
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Yes, pretty much all Lexus fogs use 9006.
yes, most lexus use 9006, which is good coz' that's the trend.
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