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Fog light shroud question

so i was looking around on r/f and i came across a forum were someone was taking about how someone had did a mod were they took their round factory fog lights, opened them up and removed the "shroud" that surrounds the bulb, making it a "flood" light.

i am still trying to find out what the "shroud" looks like i have a idea i just want to make sure i understand what it is before i start talking the fog lights apart

so , if anyone has pics or a link to pics were theirs more detail on how to do this mod or if someone has done this mod that can put some more light on it i would appreciate it


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go outside... look at the fog light into the clear part.. look for the piece of metal encasing the bulb.. yep thats the thing..
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Any after pics of this? Like of the light spread?
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Swoop had some a long long long time ago...
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HAHA...I did this a few months back to my truck. The result: near the same output and gave more spread of light from the driver's point of view. But....makes the fog light significantly brighter to oncoming traffic. Something I like. And I've got HID's.
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go outside... look at the fog light into the clear part.. look for the piece of metal encasing the bulb.. yep thats the thing..
thats what i thought it was i just had to make sure
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I don't have factory fogs, so i can't look, but how does the metal piece come out?
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01-03's is a simple phillips head screw. 04-07 I believe is 'clipped' in. 08+ no clue. STX no clue.
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01-03's is a simple phillips head screw. 04-07 I believe is 'clipped' in. 08+ no clue. STX no clue.

with this mod does your fog light project out more in front of the truck ?????????????
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with this mod does your fog light project out more in front of the truck ?????????????
it just spreads the light. it makes the light a less focused beam.
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Here's where I found out about the mod...

Generation-Edge.info Forum - bad day , but new mod !

04-07 you've gotta bake the lamps I believe...alot light headlight mod. At least according to the link. 01-03 just unclip apart.

Here's mine...

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MKAY...just went out and did one side. Only one side because I can't seem to find my silocone to stick on the inside seal between the two pieces. Darnit. Anyway...pulled that thingy around the bulb. And well...I dont know exactly why, but the one side I did do is significantly brighter than the side that was left stock. I'm running 6000k HID's in my fogs, but I normally run 3000k's. I left the up/down adjustment screw in the same position, I didn't touch that other than to take the housing apart.

Guess which side I did the mod to?









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it just spreads the light. it makes the light a less focused beam.
can you still point them ?????
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can you still point them ?????
yes, but the beam will be less focused.
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Here's where I found out about the mod...

Generation-Edge.info Forum - bad day , but new mod !

04-07 you've gotta bake the lamps I believe...alot light headlight mod. At least according to the link. 01-03 just unclip apart.

Here's mine...
haha im going to go with your left side
sweet lights though man those are bright ...blind on coming rice cars? muhahaha
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