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I finally started some sort of modding w/my car. Took delivery March 16th.

Anyway...I changed out my fogs for 4000k Sylvania SilverStars. The look really good after they warm up. I think they match the stock HIDs closely.

I guess this will have to do until I decide to go with 6000k HIDs in both locations.
 

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here's the difference before I changed them.
 

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here's the difference after I changed one
 

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and with both changed.

fun, fun, fun
 

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blingbling_girl said:
How difficult was it???
it's less than easy. you just need to loosen one screw below the fog, then use a flat head screw driver and pry it out (i think it's from the inside, read the manual it has clear instrutions). then just change the bulb and you are done

looks nice baggsTLS, i didn't know the stock ones are soooo yellow :)
 

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Thx!!
The bulbs are kinda pricey @$25 each. But for $50, it was worth it to help make them match.
It was really easy to do, like rominl said,
1. 10mm socket on a 8" extention to remove bolt from underneath
2. I used my fingers to pop the fog out. (didn't want to scratch anything) there is a plastic clip you need to push on to unhook the light from the bumper
3. unscrew (phillips) the three retaining screws holding the bulb in place.
4. it's all cake from there.

if you're not careful, you may have to re-aim your fogs, but highly unlikely. (you'd have to drop the lens or something crazy like that)
 

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Definitely worth the 50 bucks, nice color light :bigok:
 

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baggsTLS said:
Thx!!
The bulbs are kinda pricey @$25 each. But for $50, it was worth it to help make them match.
It was really easy to do, like rominl said,
1. 10mm socket on a 8" extention to remove bolt from underneath
2. I used my fingers to pop the fog out. (didn't want to scratch anything) there is a plastic clip you need to push on to unhook the light from the bumper
3. unscrew (phillips) the three retaining screws holding the bulb in place.
4. it's all cake from there.

if you're not careful, you may have to re-aim your fogs, but highly unlikely. (you'd have to drop the lens or something crazy like that)
Step #3 is unnecessary. If you look closely you should of untwisted the bulb counter clockwise. You have to remove the harness first before it will let you, no phillis screw required. Next time, just reach in from underneath, unplug the harness, and twist off the bulb. You dont have to unscrew anything!
 

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:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Looks great!! Well worth $50.
 

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edgalang said:


Step #3 is unnecessary. If you look closely you should of untwisted the bulb counter clockwise. You have to remove the harness first before it will let you, no phillis screw required. Next time, just reach in from underneath, unplug the harness, and twist off the bulb. You dont have to unscrew anything!
So, the 3 screws are only covering the tabs on the base of the bulb??? It sure didn't look that way to me. I'll look again.

The '03 fog setup is like a quarter, with 3 dimes placed on top. Each dime half-on and half-off. After removing the screws (dimes) I still had to remove the harness and twist. Unless you're Copperfield, I think the screws need to come out. Like I said, I'll check again.

I've changed many headlight bulbs in my day, so I'm not an amature, or a young kid, as you may have assumed. I too thought it was strange I had to remove screws to get the bulb out. (Maybe I'm older than I thought :D ) Plus, my hands are a little too big to monkey around in there with the underbody plastic cover on.

Oh well...it's done now. No big deal. Thanks for the input.
Enjoy the pix.
 

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i am with edgalang here. i don't think the 03 fogs are anyway different from 02 and i didn't have to remove those three screws to remove my bulbs. just twist the bulb and it's off the hook
 

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Yup, you boys got me on that one. Took a look at my shiney new Helms manual and Voila, no need to remove screws.

guess, I just wanted to practice my screwdriver techniques.:sqnteek:
 

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yea i only had to take off 2 plastic snap on screw on each side to swap out the bulb. oh btw i use the CATZ on my fog and it looks really close to the HID headlight.
 

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baggsTLS said:
Yup, you boys got me on that one. Took a look at my shiney new Helms manual and Voila, no need to remove screws.

guess, I just wanted to practice my screwdriver techniques.:sqnteek:
well at least you got the screws off :) in case you don't know, i always have tough luck on screws :)
 

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ahhhhh, SCREW ME!

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