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98 Fog lamps

Besides ebay, are there any recommendations out there for the fog/driving lights or a fog light kit that works with the factory switch in the bezel? I would like to get a nice kit. Where to purchase? I will be using a Ford factory valance that fits my year.
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why not use Ford factory lights
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cause the 98-00 SUCK!!!! i hate them! and i have looked everywhere and no one makes a aftermarket foglight like a diamond cut one or anything.

the stock ones have the crappy lenzes and they make every light turn yellow u put in it.
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actually I found the '98-00 foglights VERY durable compared to the '01+.. and as long as they're clean on the inside they shouldnt put out yellow light from a white bulb like a Silverstar or such.. mine were white like my headlights were. Good luck man
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cause the 98-00 SUCK!!!! i hate them! and i have looked everywhere and no one makes a aftermarket foglight like a diamond cut one or anything.

the stock ones have the crappy lenzes and they make every light turn yellow u put in it.
do you always answer questions that are for other people?
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So get the fog lamps directly from Ford?
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do you always answer questions that are for other people?
O i'm sry i didnt see in the original post "Monsterguy plz dont post this is for other ppl only"

lets all see how much Edgeaholic helped everyone out here O he didnt, he just added another pointless post about nothing in the topic but thanx for trying to help the matter out :) (******* X2 NOW ****** post under this one) maybe he is just board?

Grizzlybear34 if u get from ford i checked the $ on them when i got my 2nd ones they wanted a lot of $ for them and they were going to take about 3-4weeks to get in cause of the older style none in stock, got mine from ebay and they were stock ford ones and were a lot cheeper, u cna hook the light up to the stock switch just splice the wires on instead of the original 9145 bulb connector.

u can always do what IKE34 did and get 2 sets of 3" round lights and put them in i think it looks 100x better and they are brighter.
ike34 hope u dont mind using ur pic to show him

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O i'm sry i didnt see in the original post "Monsterguy plz dont post this is for other ppl only"

lets all see how much Edgeaholic helped everyone out here O he didnt, he just added another pointless post about nothing in the topic but thanx for trying to help the matter out :)

Grizzlybear34 if u get from ford i checked the $ on them when i got my 2nd ones they wanted a lot of $ for them and they were going to take about 3-4weeks to get in cause of the older style none in stock, got mine from ebay and they were stock ford ones and were a lot cheeper, u cna hook the light up to the stock switch just splice the wires on instead of the original 9145 bulb connector.

u can always do what IKE34 did and get 2 sets of 3" round lights and put them in i think it looks 100x better and they are brighter.
ike34 hope u dont mind using ur pic to show him
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I don't think I like the 3" rounds, but damn, that truck looks nice!
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just throwing out the idea, i have been waiting for the euro style to come out for our trucks but they never make them
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I just mounted some 4inch rounds inside the existing light. I thought it was going to work better than it did so I ended up butchering the fog light housing. I did leave the stock lenses in place however in hopes of passing inspection. Not to mention it looks a little odd without them in place. Looks alright with them in place.
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Just mod the harness into an aftermarket set of foglights and your good to go.

Im guessin by your rant Monster Guy there plastic housings correct?

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Id say modify them to HIDs but if there plastic they may melt over time from the heat of the HIDs installed.
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I'm debating on what to do myself...

Mine is rounded on one side but angled on another.. :-/

It's the wiring the scares me.. wire wrong.. blow a fuse.. smoke.. yea.. lol
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Just mod the harness into an aftermarket set of foglights and your good to go.

Im guessin by your rant Monster Guy there plastic housings correct?

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Id say modify them to HIDs but if there plastic they may melt over time from the heat of the HIDs installed.

ya they are. there a funky shape that a aftermarket universal wont fit, i was going ot put HID's in mine so it will match my headlight HID's but i would want the diamond cut style that they dont make for the 98-00 the stock ones have the defuser ribs in the plastic that makes the light dimmer as dispursing the light evenly and makes the light a yellower color wile doing that.
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So, with my 98 I cant just thorw some silverstar bulbs in the fog light? Will that mess things up?
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So, with my 98 I cant just thorw some silverstar bulbs in the fog light? Will that mess things up?
nope just get the right ones. i think its a 9006 bulb u need, just take out the stock one and ger the # off of it and buy the silverstars will work just as good
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