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Old 05-19-2010, 02:27 PM   #1
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Question 9011 HIR bulb for foglights?

I just finished reading a bunch of stuff about bulbs and what's available (stickies included).

Would HIR bulbs be a bad idea for fog lights? I know they generally scatter light low and wide, but i wasn't sure if replacing 9006 bulbs with trimmed 9011 bulbs would throw up too much glare. If there would be glare would putting a yellow film over the lens help?

thanks for the help!

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Old 05-20-2010, 10:42 AM   #2
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everything is still stock. I was just wondering for future replacement.
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Could you please explain why they are a bad idea? Road Glare? extra watts? it'll open up a black hole?

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PS- the 9006 bulbs are the stock spec'd bulbs.

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MikePiper1 - were they 9012 HIR or 9011 HIR? I ask because the 9012 bulb has maybe 50% more light output than the 9006 where as the 9011 bulb have something like 110%.
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