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Old 05-03-2013, 06:00 AM   #1
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Replacement bulb for fogger?

I am that guy who likes to use his foggers for DRLs. Any suggestions for a bulb? One of mine just went out.

Also, there seems to be burnt plastic around the opening to the bulb like it had a lense in front of it. Thoughts?
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Whatever bulb was in it was too high an output, causing the damage. Common occurrence.

Be aware that many states require (read ticket bait) that DRL's not be any of the existing lights, such as the parking lights or fog lights.
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Be aware that many states require (read ticket bait) that DRL's not be any of the existing lights, such as the parking lights or fog lights.
Huh? How can that be when many OEM DRLs are just that? Most Toyotas (until recently) use the hi-beam at 1/2 power as DRLs or others (i.e some Chryslers) which use turn signals. Would seem to me it's a bigger issue (in the name of safety which they like to decry) when aftermkt are being used as DRLs b/c of non-focus, etc. i.e. HID add on kits you see many people installing in fog lights and blinding opposing drivers...
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Huh? How can that be when many OEM DRLs are just that? Most Toyotas (until recently) use the hi-beam at 1/2 power as DRLs or others (i.e some Chryslers) which use turn signals. Would seem to me it's a bigger issue (in the name of safety which they like to decry) when aftermkt are being used as DRLs b/c of non-focus, etc. i.e. HID add on kits you see many people installing in fog lights and blinding opposing drivers...
Seems to have more to do with "the dog doesn't need the license, but the state needs the money" than anything else. The OEM's use one standard for what is acceptable, but the retrofit market rules are controlled by the state, and they set the rules for what will or will not pass muster, particularly at inspection time.
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