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The fog housings aren't that large and the wiring isn't that thick; I would be concerned about the extra heat causing issues. I have not run 80w fog lights though so I can't give first hand experience.
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A standard 9006 halogen bulb is only 55W, so if you are going to put an 80W replacement of any kind in there I would expect you to run into heat-related issues in the long-term (if not the Short-term).

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Thanks for the answers. I pretty much figured that they would be too hot for the housings, and or the electrical system. Came across them in my stock of bulbs and was just curious. I must have used them in something at one time.


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Not sure the look you're going for, but I went with yellow LED bulbs and added a Lamin-x film. Much better in coastal foggy conditions and not blinding to oncoming drivers.

 

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Can I use a 80w 9006 halogen bulbs in the fog lights with out causing any issues ?


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I'd strongly advise against it. The wiring might be okt I haven't confirmed the wire gauge on the fog lights.

The housings would most definitely yellow/melt/deform/catch fire.
 

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I think I new the answer before even asking. I think I used these bulbs in some CIBIE lights years ago. I agree that the wiring is too light for these on the current trucks, and like others have, most likely melt the lens.

Thanks for all the replies.
 
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