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Old 04-24-2011, 05:16 PM   #5126
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Old 04-24-2011, 09:21 PM   #5127
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When you replace the stock fog lights with hella 500 fog lights is it as simple as pulling off the stock one, unplugging it, and plugging in the new hella 500 fog light? or is there more wring needed?
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Old 04-24-2011, 09:25 PM   #5128
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damn that suby is sick!!
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Old 04-24-2011, 10:07 PM   #5129
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you should insert a relay in place of the factory light, then wire the relay and a positive feed from the battery as well as a frame (ground) to the 500s... they pull more power than the factory lighting.

technically it will "work" with just plug and play, but you'll get more light from the above method.
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Old 04-25-2011, 12:20 PM   #5130
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This is probably the best thread on Nasioc! Time for me to chime in.
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Old 04-25-2011, 12:26 PM   #5131
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Old 04-25-2011, 01:55 PM   #5132
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you should insert a relay in place of the factory light, then wire the relay and a positive feed from the battery as well as a frame (ground) to the 500s... they pull more power than the factory lighting.

technically it will "work" with just plug and play, but you'll get more light from the above method.
I thought they both used the same H3 55w bulbs
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Old 04-25-2011, 02:11 PM   #5133
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How do you guys mount lights on top of the rally innovations light bar?

(was planning on putting Hella 500FF driving light on it) [got them for $39 on clearance at good old walmart]
Anyone?
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Old 04-25-2011, 04:11 PM   #5134
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Anyone?
I don't have the link available right now, but there is a pair of clamp like mounts that you can buy from a vendor. IIRC, it is like $50 for the pair. Otherwise, you can add lib by drilling holes or devising your own c clamp style mount.

The link is in this thread but I don't have the time to sift through 200 pages.
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Old 04-25-2011, 04:36 PM   #5135
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I thought they both used the same H3 55w bulbs
it's always better to use a relay and a direct connection to the battery because after market lights usually draw more amps than ****ty factory lights

plus it looks cleaner, and no worry of blowing the factory fog light fuse

AND you can then use 110w bulbs, or more lights, without needing to rewire it over again
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Old 04-25-2011, 07:26 PM   #5136
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I don't have the link available right now, but there is a pair of clamp like mounts that you can buy from a vendor. IIRC, it is like $50 for the pair. Otherwise, you can add lib by drilling holes or devising your own c clamp style mount.

The link is in this thread but I don't have the time to sift through 200 pages.
Damn. I'm on an iPod touch, so going thru all the pages is impossible. And I don't like the idea of drilling thru the bar. Maybe I'll have a speed shop fab up something, or possibly make me a new light bar and skid plate.
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Old 04-25-2011, 10:02 PM   #5137
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Damn. I'm on an iPod touch, so going thru all the pages is impossible. And I don't like the idea of drilling thru the bar. Maybe I'll have a speed shop fab up something, or possibly make me a new light bar and skid plate.
Google piaa light mount. You'll see what I am talkin' about.
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Old 04-25-2011, 10:10 PM   #5138
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Google piaa light mount. You'll see what I am talkin' about.
Awesome!! Thanks. I'll be ordering those.
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Old 04-29-2011, 12:52 AM   #5139
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can i play ?



two Hella 450īs driving beam, bolted trough the bumper beam and the grill cut to fit around them.
wired to come on with the high beams.
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:44 PM   #5140
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it would appear the guy i dropped my lights off to get retrofitted has disappeared.. no answer to calls or mssgs=/
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Old 05-12-2011, 12:57 AM   #5141
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Who did you drop them off to?
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Old 05-12-2011, 01:05 AM   #5142
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Who did you drop them off to?
a local who did my last set.. he did 'em pretty well and that was about 5yrs ago so i thought he'd like to make some more cash.. been almost 2 weeks since i dropped 'em off

that set is, i'm fairly sure, the only set in the states or anywhere else as they're prototypes and not even being sold til a few months from now
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Old 05-12-2011, 11:23 AM   #5143
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a local who did my last set.. he did 'em pretty well and that was about 5yrs ago so i thought he'd like to make some more cash.. been almost 2 weeks since i dropped 'em off

that set is, i'm fairly sure, the only set in the states or anywhere else as they're prototypes and not even being sold til a few months from now
Did you drop them off at his house?
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Old 05-12-2011, 02:26 PM   #5144
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Did you drop them off at his house?
yup.. i'll be paying a visit this weekend to see what's going on though
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Old 05-12-2011, 09:46 PM   #5145
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yup.. i'll be paying a visit this weekend to see what's going on though
Better bring big Mike with you
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Old 05-13-2011, 03:26 PM   #5146
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Old 05-16-2011, 01:17 PM   #5147
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There is so much win here I don't know how I'm not going to blow my whole tax refund trying to catch up!
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Old 05-19-2011, 03:01 PM   #5148
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My turn!

I didn't want the slightly heavier/ more expensive Rally Innovations light bar. But I did want the Oswald performance bumper beam. Why not combine the two?


Added extra "tow hook" bosses



Simple barstock bracket.



Had the hella's wire to come on with the fog light switch which was silly



Wired to come on with the high beams, MUCH better.

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Old 05-19-2011, 03:23 PM   #5149
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^what lights did you end up going with?

Side question, does anyone have any pics of 500ff driving lights throwing light down the road? All of my searches have yet to turn up some good pics of how well the 500ffs actually perform.
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Old 05-19-2011, 03:37 PM   #5150
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My turn!

I didn't want the slightly heavier/ more expensive Rally Innovations light bar. But I did want the Oswald performance bumper beam. Why not combine the two?


Added extra "tow hook" bosses
^^^ THIS !! was an exceptional idea Dave. Hope you don't mind my possibly copying/stealing it. I predict Mickey @ Oswald might get a few requests for the "extra" tow hook bosses...
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