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The Fog/Driving lights? where did you get them
Yes those, and I got them on Amazon click the amazon link below:D
[ame]http://smile.amazon.com/H8-DRL-Fog-Light-Projection/dp/B00N5BAWYK/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1451768675&sr=8-3&keywords=H8+LED[/ame]
 

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They look quite a bit brighter than the stock fog lights.
Not sure if they are brighter, or if the fact they are white, not off white, makes them look brighter. The stocks were 35w these are 30w. The package is labeled as fogs
 

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I wish I had seen this first, but better late than never, and now that I've read it, I'll be REMOVING the LED fogs I installed on the car, and putting back the OEM bulbs.
Even though I don't like how they look, they are safe for the car.
PLEASE read if you plan on changing your bulbs:
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/20...ersing-world-led-retrofit-bulbs/#more-1014818
well i wouldnt say they're unsafe for the car... I think it's less of an issue with fogs. The article in question seemed to be geared towards head and tail lights
 

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well i wouldnt say they're unsafe for the car... I think it's less of an issue with fogs. The article in question seemed to be geared towards head and tail lights
But it does say about dissipating heat properly. Driving/fog lights can be on just as long as the headlights are if you choose. So they could possibly cause heat build up is my fear?
 

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So after reading a lot of information today, all of it conflicting
I'm consulting with my Dad, a retired electrician before I make any changes back to the OEM fog/driving lights.
Will let you know what I decided in a couple days after talking to my Dad more about this.
I'm also going to consult with the Honda service department that installed them for me.
 

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Thats why I bought Samsung's with the alloy heatsinks and lower wattage. They are temperature stable and produce less heat than the OEM's.
Just so it's clear: the problem with LEDs is not that they run anywhere near as hot as halogen/incandescent. The problem is that they are way, way, less tolerant of running hot. And that hot is hundreds of degrees cooler than the normal operating temperature of the halogens or incandescents.
 

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Just so it's clear: the problem with LEDs is not that they run anywhere near as hot as halogen/incandescent. The problem is that they are way, way, less tolerant of running hot. And that hot is hundreds of degrees cooler than the normal operating temperature of the halogens or incandescents.
Isn't there also a concern about the beam pattern of LEDs vs Halogens in a housing that's designed for halogens? Those LEDs look like they're projecting pretty high for a foglight...

I'm hoping you say it's not a concern -- I very much want to get some LED fogs...
 

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Just so it's clear: the problem with LEDs is not that they run anywhere near as hot as halogen/incandescent. The problem is that they are way, way, less tolerant of running hot. And that hot is hundreds of degrees cooler than the normal operating temperature of the halogens or incandescents.
Yes, but instead of buying 60 Watt or 30 watts, I bought 15W bulbs made by Samsung and have lots of heat dissipation. I think you get in trouble when you try to buy super bright bulbs. Those are definitely going to be less heat tolerant because they produce a ton of heat on their own.
 
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