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#1 (permalink) Old 06-01-2004, 11:31 PM
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Hey guys. I was just wondering on what the best setup is for fog lights. I was looking to get the umnitza angel eye setup with the color a bright white and i just got some nice bright white bulbs for my clear corners.... im worried my stock foglights will throw off the nice bright white look and screw everything up lol.

Has anyone upgraded their foglights for a better look....? or am i just getting too worked up?

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upgraded how...

You can add silverstars or real HID, it all depends on how much you want to spend.

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Do you know a site with silverstars.....? i dont think the angel eyes from umnitza are HID im just looking for fogs possibly that would be a bright white.... rather than the dull stock yellow. Basically im looking for an upgrade so the bright white color of the angel eyes will match the fogs.

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Silverstars can be purchased locally at any auto store and walmart, k mart, and target.

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Are they ..... like an upgraded light..... visually? something nice that would go well with angel eyes? or are they the same as stock fogs?

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Sylvania Silverstars would complement your Angel Eyes! I think they would look great together!
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They are whiter bulbs. Better than Cool Blues.


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Excellent.... so are there any websites i can check out with silverstars or El Pres said a local auto department would have them? even kmart? are they replacement fogs or bulbs? sorry this is the first ive heard of them.

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just bulbs. They average around $20/set.

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Frieking awesome whats installing them like?

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use a screwdriver (flathead) to pop out your foglight... there is a metal clip holding the whole thing in... impossible to see but i got to it through my front grill...
then take the bulb out (duno how)
put the new one in and snap the foglight in there

so simple... kinda

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if you want a real project check this out... should give you the effect you want

http://www.apexcone.com/JimPowellHomepage/...ogs/H7Fogs.html

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Be careful when you unclip the foglight housing, I ended up breaking the tabs on both of mine when I replaced a burnt out foglight bulb. In turn, I needed to order new bumper housings to put the lights into...$47 bucks a piece from the dealer...guess I gotta be more careful now. Check out Ebay for crystal clear foglights...they look pretty badass. They are still glass, but you can actually see through them as opposed to the stock ones...check the link

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I went out and bought the silvania silverstars..... very very nice beautiful white/blueish tint and nice white glow. They go good with my PIAA clear corner lights... One thing i noticed is the previous owner had replaced one foglight so i had the original fog with a newer one too. The new one looked just fine and i really liked it so i ordered another just like it to match. Although the crystal ones look cool im just sticking with the stock ones /shrug. Once i get DDE from umnitza ill have a nice, clean, and bright white look that will just look simply amazing with my maroon car.

Thx for input

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