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Old 03-07-2013, 05:26 PM   #1
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Hey all just had to replace my stock fog light bulb on my 2013 wrx. I replaced it with the proper 9006 bulb only difference I noticed is the stock is a 51w and the new bulb is a 55w will this minor increase cause any issues or am I okay.

Also I know the purpose of fogs but would it be worth my time to adjust the beam level at all?
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:01 PM   #2
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no & no.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:10 PM   #3
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55w 9006 bulb is correct. never heard of a 51w bulb. It's always been 55w for the subies.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:38 PM   #4
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Okay thanks. Just wanted to make sure bi checked the bulb it says 9006/H4 12V 51W so just wanted to make sure.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:52 PM   #5
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www.danielsternlighting.com is the only thing you should ever need to know. Email Daniel, buy exactly what he says, and realize that any auto parts store should ONLY be used for OEM replacement bulbs AKA the cheapies.
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:56 PM   #6
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Hey all just had to replace my stock fog light bulb on my 2013 wrx. I replaced it with the proper 9006 bulb only difference I noticed is the stock is a 51w and the new bulb is a 55w will this minor increase cause any issues or am I okay.

Also I know the purpose of fogs but would it be worth my time to adjust the beam level at all?
Yes, it is worth your time to adjust your fog beams. There are some websites that show beam measurements for a nice improvement. Many people say the 08+ wrx low beams and fogs suck, but when adjusted properly they are actually great. Just a Phillips screwdriver from the bottom is needed to adjust your fog lights.
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:00 PM   #7
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Yes, it is worth your time to adjust your fog beams. There are some websites that show beam measurements for a nice improvement. Many people say the 08+ wrx low beams and fogs suck, but when adjusted properly they are actually great. Just a Phillips screwdriver from the bottom is needed to adjust your fog lights.
I know how to adjust it but how many turns and to te left or to the right?
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:01 PM   #8
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www.danielsternlighting.com is the only thing you should ever need to know. Email Daniel, buy exactly what he says, and realize that any auto parts store should ONLY be used for OEM replacement bulbs AKA the cheapies.
I know I have read many replies from you in other members' threads recommending him. I actually emailed him one and he responded with a question and never replied afterwards. I know he's probably busy. I will give him another call. Thanks Ron.
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:24 PM   #9
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I know how to adjust it but how many turns and to te left or to the right?
You normally set up targeting on a wall or garage door, then use the screws to hit the target with the beam. It might be worth checking to see it they are correct. I thought you meant adjust them to not be fogs.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:31 PM   #10
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You normally set up targeting on a wall or garage door, then use the screws to hit the target with the beam. It might be worth checking to see it they are correct. I thought you meant adjust them to not be fogs.
Nah I know they're not really valuable as is with the stock set and more for looks just trying to keep them somewhat with their purpose.
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