- Sep 2, 2001
- Stillwater, America
He's a 4th Dan in Google Foo, but searches take time.Back to the drawing board since Daniel was unable / unwilling to supply one single installed picture of the Weldex (none existed in Google), and I am reluctant to be the guinea pig for these $600 lights.
You might also ask if any of us has experience with lighting small piles of cash on fire. Avoid the Morimoto junk, and remember that online reviews are mostly junk, made by people who don't understand automotive lighting, and in some case are shills for the vendor.Does anyone have personal experience with Morimoto Super7 Bi LED? Supposedly the lights come in a kit that’s fully customizable (i.e I can add Halos to them)? Online reviews seemed to speak very highly of their beam pattern & lumen (low beam is a priority to me as I hardly use high beam)
If you're going to replace your headlamps with aftermarket parts, look to J.W. Speaker, who make a wide range of 7" round headlamps.
Why do you hardly use high beam? Are you never on an empty road at night going more than 45mph?
Fog lamps aren't extremely useful; Morimoto ones will be even less so. Also, fog lamps aren't DRLs. If you want DRLs, you can use a module like the DRL-1 to move the DRL function to the turn signals.The reason being Morimotos also make 4.7”/120mm Type T2 XB (for Tacoma) fog lights that should fit nicely as replacement for the H2’s large DRL (my stock ones have foggy reflector, and OEM replacement is $389 which doesn’t seem like a good buy).
The word "toy" is right in the name!A Hummer forum I read also recommended the IJDMTOY Tacoma/Tundra 120mm fog lights — with Halos! Alas reviews on Amazon is quite bad, and I’m hesitant to ask for any Tacoma/Tundra 4.7” Halo-fogs recommendations here, given how useless they are viewed as in this fine forum lol.
The halos can pretend to be DRLs but unless they meet the DRL photometric requirements, they won't be DRLs. Again, fog lamps are not DRLs either.(FYI I plan to wire both halos ON to act as DRL during daytime. Both will be OFF during nightime. Actual drl/fog LEDs would be wired on to high beam — or manually switched as actual fogs).
Stop. It still seems you are treating your vehicle lighting as a fashion accessory first and safety... never. This is not the right attitude to have, both for yourself and other road users. I mean, look at the Hummer in that above pic: The owner has tinted the turn signals and other lighting. Maybe you don't want to emulate these people.Matching brand bulb temperature for both my headlights & DRLs would be nice!
Don't worry about color temperatures matching between different lamp functions. A quality halogen bulb is a quality halogen bulb. It's one thing to make sure that your left and right headlamps match (since you replace those bulbs in pairs that should be easy) but matching fog lamps to your headlamps and DRLs and front position lights is really not necessary and can be counterproductive. You don't want to have the coolest-looking vehicle in the junkyard because you got in a collision that smart lighting choices would have prevented.