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Saw my first Amber fog lights on a JK. Did a "little" research on this and some make the claim that amber is better than the OEM fog lights. Anyone have experience with this?


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post #2 of 6 Old 03-04-2016, 09:59 PM
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Google Cebie lights they have a good write up,they use to be law in the European countries.

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Saw my first Amber fog lights on a JK. Did a "little" research on this and some make the claim that amber is better than the OEM fog lights. Anyone have experience with this?
It depends on your usage... If you plan on using them as auxiliary lights in dry conditions, white (or any color for that matter) will be fine since they will not give you any improvements. If you plan to use them as intended, meaning using them them in heavy rain/fog/snow, yellow lenses are clearly superior by reducing glare and allowing you to see the edges of the road, road markings, and immediate foreground. For them to have maximum impact, they need to be mounted as low as possible to reduce glareback from the fog, falling rain, or snow.

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Google Cebie lights they have a good write up,they use to be law in the European countries.
While yellow headlights were permitted in most european countries, France was the only country that made them mandatory.
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post #4 of 6 Old 03-07-2016, 12:08 PM
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France has gone away from mandatory amber headlights as it was determined that white is the best solution. Amber really works as others have mentioned, mounted low and used in inclement weather.
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post #5 of 6 Old 03-07-2016, 12:34 PM
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I am interested in this too.

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post #6 of 6 Old 03-07-2016, 06:27 PM
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I replaced my fog lights with amber bulbs. Honestly, I didn't really notice a difference. If anything it just makes it easier for people to recognize you at night.

As I type, I actually have one Amber and one regular one in. One of my ambers burned out and I had an old bulb in garage.

If you want to try them, look on eBay for a cheap pair. Mine were actually H16 bulbs that I fit into the socket. (Clip one tab - easy)

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