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Has anyone changed there factory fog light bulbs on the 2016 or 2017 rav?
I have bought several bulbs but they don't work. Need something bright to go with the LED head lights. Hopefully someone has bought bulbs somewhere and they can lead down the right path. Thank You
 

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Has anyone changed there factory fog light bulbs on the 2016 or 2017 rav?
I have bought several bulbs but they don't work. Need something bright to go with the LED head lights. Hopefully someone has bought bulbs somewhere and they can lead down the right path. Thank You


Have been wanting to do the same thing. The LED headlights look great, but when you turn the fogs on there is much left to be desired when it comes to brightness and colour temperature.

Any halogen replacement I have looked at doesn't do it for me.
Have been considering a 35w HID conversion kit for them.
 

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Hey all, n00b poster here so please don't shoot the messenger :)...I just read about this in another thread and someone said it's actually better to have the yellow lights in fog - that's why they're there. I also thought it looked weird and love the way the brighter ones look, but apparently the yellow ones actually have a function and purpose...I'll post the thread if I find it! Can anyone verify?
 
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Thanks - I figured I wasn't just imagining it! I agree with yall though, the brighter lights look MUCH better.
 

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If you want to go bright, you should consider just going HIDs for your fogs. Even if you invest a lot of money into the bright LEDs, it wouldn't be a match to 35w, 55w HIDs. However, since the wattage is really low on our stock bulb and the fog housing itself is really small if you were to put higher wattage like the 35w the heat might create a problem for the housing itself and the wire.
 

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If you want to go bright, you should consider just going HIDs for your fogs. Even if you invest a lot of money into the bright LEDs, it wouldn't be a match to 35w, 55w HIDs. However, since the wattage is really low on our stock bulb and the fog housing itself is really small if you were to put higher wattage like the 35w the heat might create a problem for the housing itself and the wire.
The Lasfits are the way to go, especially for avoiding issues like you pointed out like heat and damage to wires. My headlights and fogs are both Lasfit LEDs and it more than enough light for me at night very happy with that setup:smile
 

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Question, our fogs is only 19 watts and if we put the lasfit (35watts) there is no problem with wiring messing up and the fuse?
 

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HID's on the fog lights are not an issue. I had them installed previously on a venza for four years and later on a camry for three years never had any issues only other people complaining of blinding them.
I'm very happy with the lasfit kit on the fogs that ordered a matching set for the Dlr's/lo/hi beam.


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If you anticipate driving through fog keep the halogens. LEDs are too narrow spectrum and at the wrong wavelength to "cut" through fog. The light will readily scatter and you will end up with a bright spot right in front of your windshield.

If you don't plan on seeing any fog and just want them to look nice do the LEDs. Drop in wiring and they will last forever... almost.

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Yup! Second that too.
I did want to go LEDs on my fog lights, but there are times that fog gets thick around here, and besides, I hardly use the fog lights in normal weather conditions.
So I decided to keep the halogen bulbs for foggy days or crazy rainy days. And we do get a lot of crazy rainy days!

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Having a hard time getting a matching pair of headlights and fog lights in LED of the same color temp. The link posted on page 1 looks good and actually very cheap. Have any idea if they will work for a 2014?

I call one place they say the leds will not work for the DRLs that I would have to use them as a high beam only which I was not thrilled with. So hopefully the ones in the link will work for my year. Didn't realize that it was this difficult to get bulbs, I thought lowering mine was going to be the hard part but that was easier! Unless I am over thinking this and the people I have talked to on the phone don't know what they are talking about!

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Hey all, n00b poster here so please don't shoot the messenger :)...I just read about this in another thread and someone said it's actually better to have the yellow lights in fog - that's why they're there. I also thought it looked weird and love the way the brighter ones look, but apparently the yellow ones actually have a function and purpose...I'll post the thread if I find it! Can anyone verify?
The yellow or amber provides a really nice contrast with fog/rain. The whiteness of the LED (5000K-6000K) will give a lot of glare back to the driver in foggy conditions. If you are unsure about this, then I'd recommend getting the bulbs (LED), try them. Then, if you don't like the results, or want to try the yellow, then get a couple of pieces of Lamin-X protection film and put it over your lenses. I have yet to do it on my car, but will soon. I have done this before on other cars and it works great. Not only does it provide the color, but the film actually protects the lens of the fog light.
 

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The yellow or amber provides a really nice contrast with fog/rain. The whiteness of the LED (5000K-6000K) will give a lot of glare back to the driver in foggy conditions. If you are unsure about this, then I'd recommend getting the bulbs (LED), try them. Then, if you don't like the results, or want to try the yellow, then get a couple of pieces of Lamin-X protection film and put it over your lenses. I have yet to do it on my car, but will soon. I have done this before on other cars and it works great. Not only does it provide the color, but the film actually protects the lens of the fog light.
Thanks for posting this! I have driven through some dense fog, but I am not having the issues others have mentioned so far. I have not driven in any fog at night yet, but at least I know I have an alternative in case it becomes bothersome.

Having the headlights and fogs LED helps me a lot driving at night. I see everything much more clearly and so far it has helped me avoid deer mishaps several times already which happens a lot out here.

Obviously, I do not drive in fog as much or in fog at night but I would have to see how and when that happens, but the fog I have driven in so far was not an issue. I'll report any findings and thanks again for the film link:smile
 

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I need to put fogs on my LE as they didn't come with any, but I think I will go with the stock bulbs first before I decide or find a good hid sealed kit.
 

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My friend bought this for his fogs, it's not like the switchback led where the color changes when it blinks. Once you turn the fog on, it turns on Yellow (3000k) and then once you turn it off and on again it turns on white (5-6000k). And we tested it, and while you have the fogs on white, and then turn on your high beam and when the fog turns off and back on again it turns on yellow. And there are other LED products that also has dual color LED for low/high-beam but this one is different.

Like the other non-expensive LEDs out there, it's not as bright as the HIDs BUT, if you want it for the look, this is a good product. Also in the fogs, it does help you see better with the yellow.

I've also seen APP enabled color changing LEDs which goes for like $90 and up but haven't seen it in person so I can't say anything about it.

This is the product that my friend got, AMAZON LINK
I wish I knew this earlier before I bought the JDM ASTAR one, if my current LED fog dies or something I'm thinking of switching it to this one for the two color look.
 
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