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Old 03-27-2017, 02:52 AM   #1
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fog lights to drl's to 6000k canbus?

local law states i need DRL's so i did the fog light mod but the yellow incandescent bulbs look like ****************.
now i am not looking for street illumination (i have headlights for that) i just want i nice white 6500k'ish bulb as a DRL .
do i need a canbus compliant LED for this or will a regular one do?
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Old 03-27-2017, 03:32 AM   #2
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I think most LED H7's are canbus compliant. They are all over eBay. They will suit it fine. And most are 6000k too

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Old 03-27-2017, 05:06 AM   #3
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Try these.

http://rover.ebay.ca/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?campid=5336391335&toolid=10001&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.ca%2Fitm%2F2-X-H7-80W-LED-Fog-DRL-Driving-Car-Head-Light-Lamp-Bulbs-White-Super-Bright-%2F141883916487%3Fhash%3Ditem2108f0c0c7%3Ag%3Asa8A AOSwGotWodCi%26vxp%3Dmtr
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I agree with the above; go with an H7 LED from China. Very cheap and they DON'T last. I have gone thought several sets. I look at it as a maintenance item now. I buy four at a time. Still, they work and are pretty cheap.

Be very careful using the stock H7 HID fog light as a DRL. After driving for some time get out and feel the lens over the lamp. It will be hot. Hot enough that in time you'll ruin your headlight's by causing a brown spot on the lens.
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