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im a little mad that i didnt realize till after i bought my truck that there was no fog lights and i just dont have the money to drop on getting a factory chrome bumper with fogs. so i want to get some kind of fog/driving lights and mount them in that black plastic area where the tow hooks would be at. anyone know of a good set to mount there or if there are anyways to get a bumper cheap. i would be willing to trade out my chrome one for just a silver one. thanks -kevin-
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-btw its a 4th gen 2011 slt
 

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Thats a bummer that it came without fogs. I would highly suggest taking some measurements of the openings and heading out to an Auto-parts store. Or you could order some online and maybe save a couple bucks. I see vehicles all the time with aftermarket fogs installed in factory fog holes. There are numerous makes and models of lights to choose from. Pretty much depends on size, shape and how much you want to spend. Your size and shape are already decided, you just have to decide which ones you like and how much you are willing to spend.
 

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Return the truck ...

No but try the kits they sell at Autozone, Walmart, etc
 

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thanks guys, as i signed the papers i sat there going "hmmm it has fog lights right?" sure enought got the keys and said oh crap!
 

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bump bump bump bump
 

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I just ordered these yesterday and should be in today. The programming will have to wait until Friday.

Going over the instructions they seem really easy to install and the fact that I end up with all of the factory wiring and switch means I will probably add the correct chrome bumper and lights some day in the future but for now these will work.
 

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let me know how u like them and if u can post pics of the output
 

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I installed the Mopar fog light kit today. The light output of these lights is excellent. Well worth it for the increased visiblility.

I will post pictures of the installed lights tomorrow.
 

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I took the picutre today of the installed lights and realized that the opening in the bumper did not look right to me without the trim.
Well, after a bit of cutting and a little bleeding:doh:I managed to cut holes in the trim to fit with the lights installed. I just took the truck out for a spin and the light output is still great.

I have attached pictures of the install and also one of the correct plug that the wiring needed to be added to for my 2011.

The instructions show the wrong plug for a 2011 and it confused me when I found wires in that plug that were already installed where they stated to add wires to. I called the dealer and they gave me the information I needed to find the correct plug and where the wires go in that plug. I also found wires in the correct plug in the #11 and #16 positions I suspected at that point that my truck might be pre wired for fog lights, sure enough it is. I removed the wires from the plug and added the new ones. At least I know in the future if I change out the bumper for the fog light bumper the wiring is already there and I will just have to reinsert the factory wires.

In the picture I am pointing at the #11 position and the #16 position is in the same row all the way to the left.


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trim installed.jpg
 

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thanks for the pics and info
 

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I took the picutre today of the installed lights and realized that the opening in the bumper did not look right to me without the trim.
Well, after a bit of cutting and a little bleeding:doh:I managed to cut holes in the trim to fit with the lights installed. I just took the truck out for a spin and the light output is still great.

I have attached pictures of the install and also one of the correct plug that the wiring needed to be added to for my 2011.

The instructions show the wrong plug for a 2011 and it confused me when I found wires in that plug that were already installed where they stated to add wires to. I called the dealer and they gave me the information I needed to find the correct plug and where the wires go in that plug. I also found wires in the correct plug in the #11 and #16 positions I suspected at that point that my truck might be pre wired for fog lights, sure enough it is. I removed the wires from the plug and added the new ones. At least I know in the future if I change out the bumper for the fog light bumper the wiring is already there and I will just have to reinsert the factory wires.

In the picture I am pointing at the #11 position and the #16 position is in the same row all the way to the left.
nice clean install. i too have no factory fogs and am contemplating getting the mopar lights and upgrading to the PIAA bulbs instead of the HID route...

were there actual cutouts to follow on the plastic bumper insert? i really like the clean you you have.
 

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The inserts are not marked as to where to cut for the lights, bascally I put the plastic insert up to the lights and marked where to cut. I did not want to go too deep so I cut the depth in small increments until they fit.

The replacement plastic inserts are cheap enough if you make a mistake but going slow I was able to do it without any problems.

The light brackets mounts to the existing holes in the bumper where the plastic clips go into to hold up the inserts but since the bracket for the lights are on the other side of the bumper you can still install the insert and instead of using the plastic clips you use the bolts supplied with the lights.
 

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You could also check out your local off road/dune buggy shop and see about LED light bars they might have?
 
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