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      11-17-2015, 05:39 PM   #1
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Foglight Bulb Swap

Was just wondering if anyone here swapped the factory fog bulbs out and put aftermarket ones. Reason I'm asking is because I prefer the color of my foglights to match the color of my headlights. If so, which brand/bulb are you using and are they error-code free? Looking at these so far.

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I installed the nokya h11 on my fogs. They r a little more blue than the headlights. Led whites will be closer. You can get leds for 25.

I'll try to take pics of the nokya this week
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I installed the nokya h11 on my fogs. They r a little more blue than the headlights. Led whites will be closer. You can get leds for 25.

I'll try to take pics of the nokya this week
If its a bit more blue, I actually don't mind that, when you installed them, did you have any codes pop up?
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Oh no codes. That's why I went with halogen vs led. Although I have Carly to code it off. I'll try to take a pic tonight. It's more like the color 6k hid. Bluish white. The oem hid headlights are 5k or 4300 so a bit on the whitish yellow side.
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      11-18-2015, 07:24 PM   #5
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Installed OSRAM - Night Breaker Unlimited H11 and they are almost matching with my headlights.
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      11-19-2015, 11:39 AM   #6
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tried to take pics but it looks like crap. can't tell the actual colors in the phone cam. it's worth a try. buy them, if you dont' like it, easy to return
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tried to take pics but it looks like crap. can't tell the actual colors in the phone cam. it's worth a try. buy them, if you dont' like it, easy to return
All good man, looking at the Xenon ones but they're a bit too pricey.
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I've done xenons on fogs in other cars and it sucked. Too bright for fogs, the light was scattered and blinding to others. I haven't tried on the x5 but assuming it may be the same. Bulbs r worth the try. Plus our fogs come on softly when we turn the wheel, LEDs and xenons won't like that
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HID Xenon Fog Light upgrade

Here is what I did. Turned out great!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJF3SNRoE3Y
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