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Old 11-22-2011, 10:38 AM
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Hey Gang,

So yesterday I got ambitiuos and took the plastic piece off the lower part off my SLT bumper (no OEM fogs). Motivated by a Sport owners post about adding aftermarket fogs (different bumper style), I wanted to see if I could stick some down there fairly easily. Well I think found a place to "easily" put some 2-1/2" round fogs but wanted to get some of your thoughts.

I popped off the black plastic trim piece at the bottom...


And found these holes in a vertical brace on each side of the bumper...


Then I went to Wal-Mart and picked up these $20 2-1/2" round fogs and test fit them...


The mounting location and bolt holes appear to be just right...



What I plan on doing is using a hole saw to cut out an opening in the plastic trim piece then popping it back in...


I haven't done a complete install yet...time isn't a friend right now and I wanted everyone's thoughts. To be honest I didn't even search the forum to see if someone had already done this, so if they have, please share pics. Also, I don't plan on adding tow hooks, so that shouldn't be an issue.


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Lookin good so far. Gonna look really nice once you get the plastic cut...
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I think that's a great idea!
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I think you have a winner there, should look awesome when finished up. What color are the lamps going to be ?
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What color are the lamps going to be ?

To be honest I'm not sure, heh. I think they're white, but we'll see when I get the install done. I just want some better visibility.


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you may want to look at the PIAA 2100 series, but they cost $250 a pair

http://www.piaa.com/Lamps/Lamp-pages/2100.html
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you may want to look at the PIAA 2100 series, but they cost $250 a pair

http://www.piaa.com/Lamps/Lamp-pages/2100.html
If your going to do it, do it right! You got the right idea going on though man, or for some more intense fogs. Get some behind your grill. Still looks low profile but damn do they work good

I second the PIAAs I have Dual 6" sets installed on my Nitro & Ram. That should tell you something right there.

They do cost a little penny, but you get what you pay for!
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I don't doubt how awesome the PIAA's are and price really isn't the issue. The issue is my grill. I have a tight mesh chrome grill insert that I'm near positive will not let a whole lot of light through. I like the way it looks so I don't want to lose that in favor of light....but I DO want more light. Mopar makes an aftermarket set that goes in my lower bumper, but I don't care for the placement.

I appreciate everyone's input, but I think I'm going to roll with the 2" set-up in the lower bumper and see where that goes. If it's lame I'll look more seriously at the behind the grill deal.


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Wait a tick... just came across these on the PIAA website...

http://www.piaa.com/Lamps/Lamp-pages/004xt.html


These are the size I'm looking for. Maybe there's hope yet!
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