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Clear vs Amber bulbs in Fog Lights Housings?

Discussion in 'Performance Lighting' started by Eltee, June 27, 2017.

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    1. Eltee

      Eltee Elite Explorer

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      My 13 XLT has the factory fogs with clear bulbs.

      Piaa makes an amber bulb that fits. I live in a coastal town that is prone to fog so I'm trying to decide whether or not to replace the factory bulbs with ambers. For REALLY foggy nights out here I have a set of Unity rectangular fog lights mounted on a bull bar.
       
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      I've always rocked amber foggies.

      As a general rule, you should keep all your lighting the same color temperature. It makes it easier to see, when all of your lights are the same color / color temperature.

      I've always gone with a modified version of that rule. All my down low & close in lighting is amber, all my long range lighting (including my headlights) is white.

      This scheme has always served me pretty well.

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      from what I understand while in fog white or amber work the same but in a blizzard the amber's work best but only when you turn off the main headlights but in most states that is not legal while driving in inclement weather
       
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      I have clear SliverStars.
       
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      Sorry for the late reply. I changed my white fog bulbs for some Osram Fog Breaker bulbs (2600K Amber) I had to order them on Ebay. Very good light output and the color is perfect. These bulbs are considered among the "Best" over in Europe.
       
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      Check local laws... I put ambers aux lights in my bike, which is basically same as doing them for the truck, and was told they were illegal here in Jersey.
      Honestly though... I can see SO MUCH better and if it helps me see better I will roll the dice!
       

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