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Old 01-12-2012, 09:54 PM
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Default Very Noob question on aux lighting

ok bear with me here. From what I have read, you can get driving lights(hooked to brights and can only be on with brights...right?) or fog lights(can be hooked to factory fogs as well?). What I have found is I agree with the common opinion on here of the OEM lighting sucking big time. Do they make lights I could hook up on a light bar that would be legal to use with my low beams and fog lights on(ie not driving lights or fog lights?) Am I better off just replacing the stock headlights? I am looking for the most cost effective way to handle this, and also have it be about as easy as possible. HEEELLLLLLPPPP!!!!!
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I tried to make sense of your post (no offense). Are you looking to gain better night lighting, or install more lighting along with your fogs for cosmetic purposes? you can harness auxiliary through your fogs, and use your low beam position, I hope this helps.
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Old 01-12-2012, 11:38 PM
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If your looking for better lighting and save on expenses. replace your bulbs with sylvania silver star ultras, and adjust your lights one full turn, start at 12 o clock and stop and 12 o clock (clock wise)
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Carlos hit it. Replace the bulbs with Sylvania Silverstar Ultras or the new xZe's. Another more costly option is the PIAA bulbs, great improvement over the stocks.
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That sounds good, but just out of curiosity, what does rotating the lights one full turn actually do?
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That sounds good, but just out of curiosity, what does rotating the lights one full turn actually do?
He was referring to adjusting the headlights up. I had to adjust mine up and that made a difference.
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Thanks, that makes perfect sense. One of the first things I thought when I first drove my Ram at night was that the lights seemed to aim low.

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from what i have heard you can not have more then four lights on at a time any more on the road is illegal, I dont know how true this is.
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from what i have heard you can not have more then four lights on at a time any more on the road is illegal, I dont know how true this is.
That's correct in most states.
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Hey I am bumping this because I am wondering the same thing as ramrod1. So it is not legal to have more than four lights on. Is it legal to have your low beams on along with two Hella driving lights? Or are driving lights only legal with high beams? I'm looking to install a couple Hella driving lights to increase my high beams but it would be awesome if I could drive with them always on. Interested to know if this is legal.
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