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Xenon Fog Lamps

are these really that good at illuminating and will they look dumb with the yellow hue that my head lights have
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what is the brand?
how many lumens or wattage are they?
what is the beam pattern like?
we need more details to really answer properly...
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theyre called ExtraSlim H-3 xenon halogen fog lamps

i think they are 100watts it doesnt say but some others i was loooking at were 100watts and they look very simular
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Well I really don't think they can be xeon and halogen as they are two totally seperate gas types
Usually xeon bulbs will be rated in lumens or by temperature
With fog lamps it is really the reflector that makes all the difference
You want a flat beam that is focused downward so as not to reflect back at you
This is not so much a factor of aiming the lamp downward (although that is important also) but that the beam is cut off and does not cast light upward
The light cast down the road should have a wide pattern and a definative cut off line on top
Almost like drawing a capital D but rotated 1/4 turn to the right
The old style of amber lenses or bulbs is outdated and modern fog lights now are mainly clear, built with reflectors that give the proper beam pattern
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they are on ebay so they may have added halogen to it so that it gets more search hits

thanks for the info on the beams and stuff but will it look weird with the old style headlights and then xenon fogs? i may buy some xenon bulbs for the headlights but i dont know yet
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just get some silverstars - they are much whiter than the OEM bulbs
unless the fogs are really top quality they won't be any whiter than the silverstars and they are a direct fit and no problem bulb for the headlights
you can get them from eBay dealers for less than $30 + plus shipping
how about looking for an accessory light set from someone selling silverstars cheap and combine the shipping... :D
unless the fogs provide detailed specifications as xeon lamps they are probably not that great
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o i always thought silver stars where super expensive thats why i was gunna get the new bulbs. well thanks now i just need to browse ebay
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