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Do you prefer yellow of color matched fogs?

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Just wanted to see what people prefer. Yellow or color matched fog lights :)

I often prefer having yellow fog lights if I have HID's so there's some contrast to it. Now, after seeing the newer cars with LED fog lights matching their HID/LED headlights, I'm starting to like that look too.
 

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Color matched. I kinda want my front end to say "move out of my way" and not "haaayyy" which is what the yellow fogs do in my opinion. I have a lot of bright lights on my front end, all with the relatively same color. I think it looks better and having equal colors makes it seem like it's brighter (just makes it look that way). My car has been affectionately nicknamed "The Sun God"....
 

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Color matched. I kinda want my front end to say "move out of my way" and not "haaayyy" which is what the yellow fogs do in my opinion. I have a lot of bright lights on my front end, all with the relatively same color. I think it looks better and having equal colors makes it seem like it's brighter (just makes it look that way). My car has been affectionately nicknamed "The Sun God"....
LOL "haaayyy" really cracked me up there lol

But yeah, I feel like doing color matched to see how I like it. Love yellow look a lot tho, functional and looks good.
 

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Yellow. On my old cars I preferred color matched with the HID's, but on my 3, I LOVE my yellow fogs.
 

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If you ever get the chance to go down a completely dark road and you have the yellow's you will see the difference. I currently use HELLA yellow 9005's in my high beams and they are brighter than PIAA's and you see much better. The yellow light gives way better outline of objects on the roads and on the sides of the roads.
 

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Still trying to decide before I replace my fogs. Initial feeling is color match. I might be convinced to go yellow if they are a different enough hue and brightness to contrast with the DRLs and Bi Xenons to actually see the light from the drivers seat. Lord knows the Stock Halogens don't even cut into the light pattern from the DRLs or Bi Xenons....
 

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Still trying to decide before I replace my fogs. Initial feeling is color match. I might be convinced to go yellow if they are a different enough hue and brightness to contrast with the DRLs and Bi Xenons to actually see the light from the drivers seat. Lord knows the Stock Halogens don't even cut into the light pattern from the DRLs or Bi Xenons....
You can aim the fog lights up a bit and you can then definitely tell if they're on or not.

You'll need to take the fog lights out and on the bottom you should see there's two plastic thingy that makes a hole for the screw. I used an exacto knife and cut those notches off and that lets me move the fog lights up/down. You'll then be able to just loosen the bottom screw and aim the lights up a little bit then tighten it again. You don't want to move it all the way up then you'll have no light on the foreground.
 

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Color match.
 

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I initially got 55w 4500k HIDs for both the headlights and fogs but a few months later decided to go yellow for the dogs. That's what I have on my 2011 Avalon and that's what I had on my 07 Civic Si, so after trying the color matching bulbs, I went back to JDM, Yo!

It all comes down to personal preference.

I got 55w 3k in the fogs. There's definitely lots of light output on the ground after adjusting the fogs a bit (I made a thread about it back in the day)
 

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I love my halogen yellows. I am thinking about getting the Nokya lime yellow LEDs. This pic was before my LED fog light DRLs.
 

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