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Aligning 2014 Overland Fogs

Hi Guys,
I've searched everywhere and seen a few different answers but nothing that has helped me. I wanted to see if anyone could help me on an issue that's driving me crazy.

I ordered LED fog replacement bulbs - I know they're not going to throw a crazy amount of light, but I moved around infront of the projector lens and I'm convinced they just aren't aimed correctly because it's no longer a halogen bulb giving off 360 degree light (I can post a picture of the bulbs I have but they're H11 CREEs).

I've been jerking around in the wheel well and I cannot for the life of me, figure out the adjustment screw. Mine seems to have some type of a plastic cap on it. I can't get a Phillips head or a torx 15 bit inserted in it. Even tried cutting the plastic piece off and it just won't budge. Does anyone have any tips or know what's going on? I'm willing to remove the entire fog light housing if it makes adjusting that darn screw easier. I already have the bezel off the front, I just can't get anything else to budge. Any help would be really appreciated. Thanks!

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Re: Aligning 2014 Overland Fogs

There are several threads. I know one of the most recent ones went into detail, so start with the most recent, I saw them just the other day.
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Or give it a couple of days. One of the fog light aficionados might show up and tell you right what to do. I haven't done them myself so wasn't paying full attention. Best of luck.
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Re: Aligning 2014 Overland Fogs

I actually used my head and remembered I have air suspension.... I raised it up to off-road 2 and got up under there for a way better look. Still really hard to tell what the actual bit is supposed to be, but I got a Torx 10 to bite enough to move the screw. The screw head is actually inside of the plastic piece. If anyone is curious, I can post a picture but I'd have to compress it on my computer before I can post it.

I've realized that the LED H11s just don't throw enough usable light. I'm going to either go the H9 route and mod it, or I'm going to put HIDs in. Still curious as to how to remove the assembly, because in the meantime I want to see if I can put some commercial construction grade aluminum coating inside of that housing to reflect the light more until I get around to putting a different bulb in there. Any help is appreciated. I'll check around the forum but I haven't come across the removal process yet.
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Hi Guys,
I've searched everywhere and seen a few different answers but nothing that has helped me. I wanted to see if anyone could help me on an issue that's driving me crazy.

I ordered LED fog replacement bulbs - I know they're not going to throw a crazy amount of light, but I moved around infront of the projector lens and I'm convinced they just aren't aimed correctly because it's no longer a halogen bulb giving off 360 degree light (I can post a picture of the bulbs I have but they're H11 CREEs).

I've been jerking around in the wheel well and I cannot for the life of me, figure out the adjustment screw. Mine seems to have some type of a plastic cap on it. I can't get a Phillips head or a torx 15 bit inserted in it. Even tried cutting the plastic piece off and it just won't budge. Does anyone have any tips or know what's going on? I'm willing to remove the entire fog light housing if it makes adjusting that darn screw easier. I already have the bezel off the front, I just can't get anything else to budge. Any help would be really appreciated. Thanks!

This thread has some good pictures on what it looks like back there with the tabs. They are pretty easy to take off an put on once you understand its more being able to see it can be a little hard. there is a single screw to turn to pivot it up and down.

New OEM 2015 SRT LED fog lights installed in High Altitude. Pictures and install!

also I have tried many LED H11 for the fogs and they were all crap never enough usable light. The SRT OEM LED fogs are by far the best option for an LED fog. plenty of light and for a MY 14 they are plug and play no modules, resistors, relays or any of that crap just plug em in. only draw back is they are a little pricey at around $305 for the set. but if you factor in how many H11s you will probably buy looking for a usable LED the $300 bucks doesn't look so bad, buyem put em in and never think about it again instead of always looking for and buying a better one lol good luck

Also if you want to match the HID headlights a little better with those SRT LEDs the the OSRAM 5000k CBIs bring the HIDs closer without any loss of light or gaudy blueness.
http://www.xenondepot.com/d3s-cbi-66...p/66340cbi.htm

I have had the OEM SRT fogs and the 5000k CBIs for a few months now in my summit and very happy with them
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Re: Aligning 2014 Overland Fogs

@silvermax04 - I'm glad to hear that you're happy with the D3S CBI HID bulbs

Did you need any pwm modules when changing out the fogs?
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@silvermax04 - I'm glad to hear that you're happy with the D3S CBI HID bulbs

Did you need any pwm modules when changing out the fogs?
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Steve, I have a 2014 GC Summit and there are no additional modules needed on the 2014 to use the OEM SRT LED Fog lights. They are a true plug and play just plug the H11 connector right into them and they work great. But from what I hear that changed in 2015 and the 2015s do need some type of module to prevent the flickering.

The 5000k CBIs I got from you are great also they have gotten whiter over the last few months and they have moved closer to the LED fog color. they are not an exact match but they have moved close enough that you really are not going to notice the difference much unless you are looking for it. Definitely better than the stock 4300k hid bulbs. I wish I would have kept one of the 4300k so I could put one in each side to compare color at this point but I sold the original 4300k hid bulbs and sold the halogen fog housings (got $80 for both) which helped diffuse the cost of the new.
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Re: Aligning 2014 Overland Fogs

@silvermax04 - Thanks for the feedback! I appreciate it.

Yes, there was a chance in the Grand-Cherokee in 2015, which is why we developed our HID kit PWM module.

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