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Unread 12-03-2005, 12:05 PM   #1
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100w bulbs in stock fog lights?

I have 05 rubi and was wondering if I could put 100w bulbs in stock fog lights. Has anyone done it and/or have had any problems?

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Unread 12-03-2005, 12:25 PM   #2
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That's nearly double the wattage of the 55 watt bulbs that were there, that'd be pushing it and I don't think I'd try it myself. Moving this to the electrical/electronic forum...
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Unread 12-03-2005, 12:37 PM   #3
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I've done it in an '04 Rubi. Installed them about a year ago and have not had any issues at all.

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I did it by grabbing the wrong packs at the store. No problems but no gains either. I'll probably swap them back for 55s soon.
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Unread 12-03-2005, 11:43 PM   #5
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100w Bulbs

I've got Street Glow brand 100 watt bulbs in my '05. Had the same bulbs in my 99 for several years... No problems!
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Unread 12-04-2005, 08:43 AM   #6
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I would at least upgrade the wiring and add a relay. The OEM foglight wiring can barely handle the 55W foglights.
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