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      08-31-2012, 04:21 PM   #1
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How to replace the foglight bulb?

Anyone know how to access the foglight bulb? I want to switch the bulb to yellow. Thanks!
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      09-07-2012, 09:54 PM   #2
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I was wondering the same thing.
Found these on ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/230819102183...84.m1423.l2649
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I was wondering the same thing.
Found these on ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/230819102183...84.m1423.l2649
Turn your wheel
Unscrew the wheel well lining.
Reach in there twist and pull
Simple. Just like any other car.
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      09-08-2012, 06:04 PM   #4
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Turn your wheel
Unscrew the wheel well lining.
Reach in there twist and pull
Simple. Just like any other car.
Thanks, so basicly same as changing out the reflectors.

What bulbs did you use?
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Thanks, so basicly same as changing out the reflectors.

What bulbs did you use?
Same area as the reflectors but those you need to pry off since they have an adhesive on them. I have yellow fog lights from bimian. Try piaa bulbs they may be brighter yellow.
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      09-09-2012, 07:17 PM   #6
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We have yellow hid kit if you spawns something brighter
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      09-14-2012, 01:05 AM   #7
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Bought these on ebay.
Ill post pics once I install.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/230819102183...84.m1423.l2649
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Did you guys search at all or look in the DIY section?
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Once my car arrives I'm putting in Nokya 2500k fog light bulbs.
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      10-25-2012, 07:11 PM   #10
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The ones I bought from Ebay match perfectly if anyone is interested.
I ended up buying a set for the X5 as well.
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so what's the bulb size for the fog light? H7R, H11 or H8?? i tried google awhile but i got all different answers.
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so what's the bulb size for the fog light? H7R, H11 or H8?? i tried google awhile but i got all different answers.
H8
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The ones I bought from Ebay match perfectly if anyone is interested.
I ended up buying a set for the X5 as well.
would you mind posting a picture of the fog lights that you ordered with your xenons on! thanks so much!

i want to make sure they match well before i order..
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would you mind posting a picture of the fog lights that you ordered with your xenons on! thanks so much!

i want to make sure they match well before i order..
Sure, I will take one within the next couple days when Im off work.
(work 12 hour night shift)
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Sure, I will take one within the next couple days when Im off work.
(work 12 hour night shift)
i appreciate it!.. bummer the ebay link is all out however im guessing a H8 5100K xenon bulb should work the same color right....?
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would you mind posting a picture of the fog lights that you ordered with your xenons on! thanks so much!

i want to make sure they match well before i order..
I took these as I got to work tonight. I will take some in daylight when I get home in the morning.
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I took these as I got to work tonight. I will take some in daylight when I get home in the morning.
They look great thanks for taking the time!
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Perhaps this is a dumb question but did people replace the H8 bulb with a 35W or a 55W? I ordered some but the 55W arrived and I am concerned that i will have some unintended "plastic melting" fiasco if I install them?

Appreciate any and all input on this

Thanks
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Perhaps this is a dumb question but did people replace the H8 bulb with a 35W or a 55W? I ordered some but the 55W arrived and I am concerned that i will have some unintended "plastic melting" fiasco if I install them?

Appreciate any and all input on this

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i believe the fogs are H8 35W
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Perhaps this is a dumb question but did people replace the H8 bulb with a 35W or a 55W? I ordered some but the 55W arrived and I am concerned that i will have some unintended "plastic melting" fiasco if I install them?

Appreciate any and all input on this

Thanks
i believe the fogs are H8 35W
Correct H8 35w
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