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Old 11-29-2000, 03:18 PM   #1
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Yes- I believe so. Just don't use your brights!

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Old 11-30-2000, 01:49 AM   #2
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Post Fog lights in heavy snow

Would fog light provide any benefit over low beams in a heavy snow fall? The reason I ask is because last monday I was driving home in snow and visablity was really low.

PS I know I can't spell
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Old 11-30-2000, 02:03 PM   #3
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Well, they are going to product less glare because of their mounting position and because of their beam pattern.

However, I can't turn my stock fogs on independantly from the low beams, can you?
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Old 11-30-2000, 03:30 PM   #4
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Nope, mine are wired to work only with the low beams. I kind of assumed (hee-hee) that he didn't even have fog lights, otherwise he would've tried them out for himself. So my comment about the high beams was just a generic announcement.

Although, most people that install aftermarket foglights go ahead and connect them to work with the parking lights, so they will work with both low and high beams.

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Old 11-30-2000, 03:42 PM   #5
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I think Hella Yellowstars www.rallylights.com

might be better if you're driving in inclement weather. less glare.
they run 80 Watts I believe, but that's pushing it for the stock wiring.
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Old 12-09-2000, 08:52 AM   #6
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I regularly run with just my fogs (Hella FF300's) in heavy snow with my '92 Turbo. Vision is improved (even with clear lenses/bulbs) because of the better beam pattern, less 'snow-flake' illumination

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