So it's been 3 months and I'm here to report back that I have no problems with the fog lights!!So I went ahead and ordered the "SiriusLED MX 8000 Lumen ZES Chip Extremely Bright LED Headlight Fog Lamp Conversion Kit Pure White 6500K Size H11 (H8 H9) Set of 2". I have to agree with BeyondToyota - its super bright and the side throw is solid. Went out during wet dark weather and the lights really helped my drive! I will say that the comments on the amazone page do mention a flicker or the light being dead eventually so I am going to use the fog lights for every drive and in a month I will post back here on the status of the lights! Thanks mate!
A suggestion...Look at post # 243 in this thread. Maybe PM that poster as it shows having installed H11s.Finally installed the LED fog light bulbs I ordered a while back and was putting the old bulbs in the new package and noticed that they sent me H11 instead of H8 bulbs. Checked my order and yep, I ordered H8 but got H11 bulbs. Has anyone installed H11 bulbs in their fog lights and had any problems with them? Particularly, have you had any problems with them being too bright for oncoming traffic or with too much heat generated from the H11 bulb (55 watts) as opposed to an H8 bulb (35 watts). I'm concerned about traffic and the H11 melting or warping my fog light housings or lenses. Any thoughts?
Has anyone tried the BeamTech’s for low beam and fogs yet? https://www.amazon.com/BEAMTECH-Hea...s=beamtech&dpPl=1&dpID=51n6T98H0vL&ref=plSrchI also installed the Sirius H8 LED fog lamps. After an initial drive, they appear to be exactly what I wanted. They fill in the fall-off right in front of the car, which was irritatingly dim before. As bape7u and 273034 say, they are BRIGHT, however. I didn't see anyone flashing their lights at me, but they are very bright. What I didn't expect was how much it filled in around the car. You see it most when you drive down a more wooded street - it illuminates whatever is on the sides and above so I can see my surroundings much more. Frankly, I bought the Touring for the LED headlights. I was not happy driving down dark roads on rainy nights, and want the brightest at this price point of vehicles (not willing to pay the extra $15 K for the Acura). I have not driven much with the new foglights but am very pleased so far.
I actually swapped the lights because I had the misfortune of catching my front bumper on a parking lot curb and it pulled the bumper off slightly (actually more than slightly) on one side and actually broke a piece on the fog light assembly. I was able to glue it back and took the liberty of seeing how things were put together.
There is a triangular piece of plastic on the bottom of the car that - by removing two push rivets, pulls back. You can get your hand in there to remove the lamps (see the college hills PDF - bottom view) There is a clip on the wire that pulls out (you can reattach it) that will allow the lamp to be pulled further away from the housing for replacement. Drivers side turns clockwise (to 7 o'clock) to remove, passenger side is the opposite - counter-clockwise to 2 o'clock) for removal. There is a rubber gasket so it's a snug fit - but it does turn. Warning - it's snug, and it will turn, but the housing seems a bit flimsy so you probably could crack the housing if you horse it to much. Just exercise care. You can actually pull the front sport bumper away without much difficulty at all. Start at the wheel well; there is a vertical tab that slips out. I was actually pretty shocked at how easy it was. Not going to say flimsy, but... good for not destroying the bumper in a mishap I guess. Another warning. The fog lamp assembly has two screws attaching to the bottom sport bumper and one at the top that attaches to the upper (colored) bumper. Don't pull the bumpers apart too much or you'll crack it - but there is considerable room for error. You do not need to pull the bumpers apart much. Just start at the wheel well, ease it from the black trim,and it pops out. Thanks to all in this thread - there is a lot of information and feedback.
Here is my parts list, and some instructional material
Lights: SiriusLED H8 Size DRL Fog Light LED 30W 6000k Super Bright White Projection Bulb
Video on how to remove push rivets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fm9gsMx--VY
Push rivets - I had lost some when the bumper was pulled off: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000NC0SA2/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
PDFs providing a good view of the front bumper assembly - note the bottom view: https://www.collegehillshonda.com/product/08P98-TLA.html
Trim removal tool: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00XL5NQIE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
does your crv have oem projectors?, they seem to put the light down the road very well, I can only imagine if you had Hids on those, it would be very awesome.I used these for the fogs . They look great and provide good yellow light to the ground.
Calais Extremely Bright LED H8 COB Chips 30W Fog Light Bulbs Plug-n-Play(pack of 2) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01CTMT2LY/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_c_api_9Af0ybTW7CBPW
For headlights I used these:
SiriusLED Extremely Bright COB LED Chip 8000 Lumens Headlights Fog Lights Bulb Conversion Kit H11 H8 6000K Xenon White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01J6YGGZ8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apip_8Xbzid2WzBDpk
For high beams I used these:
NIGHTEYE 9005 HB3 LED Headlight Conversion Driving lamp 6500K Cool White 72W 9000LM - 3 Year Warranty https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KLWDJAE/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apip_Ha9LA2yT7ZpPx
I am very satisfied with the results.
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