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post #1 of 11 Old 02-14-2012, 10:47 AM Thread Starter
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Cheap/easy way to put fog lights in a Laredo?

Could I do it with out getting the whole kit, like getting not stock fog lights and just making them fit in the spots and run some wires?

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post #2 of 11 Old 02-14-2012, 11:19 AM
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I'm having a bumper that has holes for the fog lights put in this week, I'm looking to upgrade as well. But to be hones i don't think you can put in fog lights without a kit. If anyone knows let us know =) I'll be glad to save some $$$$$ doing it =)
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post #3 of 11 Old 02-14-2012, 11:26 AM
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If you have the rectangular fogs 99-03 then you cant get the kit from Mopar anymore. I know, I tried. But for the 04 guys they can still order the newer fog light kit. I ended up getting my factory setup out of the junk yard from a rear ended WJ.

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If you have the rectangular fogs 99-03 then you cant get the kit from Mopar anymore. I know, I tried. But for the 04 guys they can still order the newer fog light kit. I ended up getting my factory setup out of the junk yard from a rear ended WJ.
http://www.factorychryslerparts.com/.../82207798.html

here's the original kit.. made by Chrysler.. you can still buy it
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post #5 of 11 Old 02-14-2012, 11:43 AM
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Yes. There are a couple of write ups on it on here and JU. I got my fog lights from WJ in a junkyard for $10, put them in with trim adhesive, and ran wires back up to a switch in my center console.

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Do you have different than stock bulbs in the fogs and headlights since they're tinted?
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i have the factory foglights for sale if you are looking to get them.
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post #8 of 11 Old 02-14-2012, 04:05 PM
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I did this. Took the idea front another guy. Mine are 100w high beam lights, but fogs could be used too like a ZJ or XJ.

http://www.jeepsunlimited.com/forums...d.php?t=529433

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McClouds what did you black out your rims and grill with it looks great
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McClouds what did you black out your rims and grill with it looks great
Thanks. The rims and grill were painted with Plastidip from an Aerosol can. The mesh behind the grill was painted to match the body with some stuff from www.automotivetouchup.com that I had leftover from repairing a dent. I also put a piece of red colored vinyl trim adhesive stuff around the edge of the wheel to match the red calipers.

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Do you have different than stock bulbs in the fogs and headlights since they're tinted?
No I don't. The tint I used is called VHT Nightshade. It's a spray on tint that comes out really really nice if you do it right, and doesn't detract from your headlight's brightness. I got a set of made-in-China head lights off of ebay for like $40 and used it on them. I put the Silverstar 9006 bulbs (which I think is what was in it from the factory?) in the headlights. They're about 2X as bright as the old foggy OEM ones that I'd had on there before.

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