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Old 05-30-2005, 01:07 PM   #1
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Default Convert Hella 500 driving to fogs?

I just bought a set of Hella 500s off eBay, but forgot to confirm that they were fogs rather than driving lights. If I wanted to convert them to a fog pattern, do I need to change the reflector? The lens? Both? Is it even worth switching them to fogs? I already have driving lights, so I'd prefer to have fogs as well.
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Old 05-31-2005, 11:55 AM   #2
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with not enough lights...


Well, you'd have to buy a replacement lens/reflector. If you look, the lens is bonded to the reflector making it a complete unit.

Cheapest route, buy a new foglamp kit from rallylights.com. You can buy the lens/reflector assemblys separately, but it actually ends up being more expensive than picking up the entire kit.

[then find a way to mount both sets of lamps on your car]
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Old 05-31-2005, 01:03 PM   #3
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Old 06-01-2005, 05:55 AM   #4
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If you bought them from a trader, can you return them?
If the seller is private it's probably easier to re-sell them and get the lights you want elsewhere.
Changing them is not really an option worth considering.

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Old 06-01-2005, 10:09 AM   #5
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what they said
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