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Old 01-21-2013, 12:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Silly question, my car currently looks like this Fog lights and housing-imageuploadedbyag-free1358789186.105362.jpg and I want to add some xenon HID fog lights to my 07 Mazda 6. But I'm pretty sure the housing isn't included in a standard fog light kit, am I wrong for thinking that? Thanks in advance


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just cut the hole out yourself man....u'll prob pay big $$$$ for one that comes with housing compared to a universal ones....
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@justsomeguy if I cut it out, is there anything else I'll need to hold up the lights?


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Thats were you get creative man...Some kits my offer some sort of bracket other's ull just have to cut tight and fasten it from the back....a good silicon would prob work.....just goop the shit out it lol
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One advantage to getting an OEM kit over modding your existing mesh is adjustability. OEM fog housings can be adjusted and aimed. If you want them just for looks modding your mesh is good but for functionality OEM is better. IIRC OEM fogs can be kind of expensive but for the 06-08 they come pre wired which will save you some time and money. Then you can get a HID kit from your choice HID dealer.
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One advantage to getting an OEM kit over modding your existing mesh is adjustability. OEM fog housings can be adjusted and aimed. If you want them just for looks modding your mesh is good but for functionality OEM is better. IIRC OEM fogs can be kind of expensive but for the 06-08 they come pre wired which will save you some time and money. Then you can get a HID kit from your choice HID dealer.
That's a great point, this might sound like a bit funny but bare with me, if I get a HID kit for Xenon that doesn't include the housing do you think I could take the kit to the dealership and say "hey you guys don't have the part I've been asking for (because I've been asking them about HIDs fog light kits and they never have them) can you guys install these with your OEM housing?


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That's a great point, this might sound like a bit funny but bare with me, if I get a HID kit for Xenon that doesn't include the housing do you think I could take the kit to the dealership and say "hey you guys don't have the part I've been asking for (because I've been asking them about HIDs fog light kits and they never have them) can you guys install these with your OEM housing?


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You can do that but an HID retro fit for fogs shouldn't be too hard. I'm not sure how comfortable you are around a car/ electrical but since it says your in Boston you can come by to a mod meet if you need some help. Or just message either @DisplacedMainah @legacy4life as they are comfortable with mods/ electrial and in your area.
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shelz if you wanted to meet up and go over the list im down. I want to make some nice bright yellows on my lowers

feb 2nd out in Marlborough we are having a nem6 meet. You should consider this.
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shelz if you wanted to meet up and go over the list im down. I want to make some nice bright yellows on my lowers

feb 2nd out in Marlborough we are having a nem6 meet. You should consider this.
Thanks a lot I might actually come out for that, it's only about an hour out and it sounds like a good chance to learn a bit from some ppl who are familiar with mazdas.


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Lol an hour? Do you drive 40? Max of 45 on a weekend


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