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Re: Ion Crystal or Xtreme White PIAA Fogs?

JOKING... ha ha

I will say, I was behind a guy in the fast lane pacing cars in the middle lane doing about the speed limit. I am a 10 over guy so with my hid low and fogs on I just started driving down the line on the left side so as to make sure he got the picture... in his mirror... about 2 miles down the freeway he pinched into the middle lane in a row of cars. Thank you HID's!
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Old 09-21-2011, 06:08 AM
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Re: Ion Crystal or Xtreme White PIAA Fogs?

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i already have HIDs, one of my balasts went bad so i've been sorting through alternative options...

hey 2for3 - where did you get your connectors that you used to make your piaa's plug and play? do you have a link by chance?
I just googled 9145 male plug. You can find them on eBay. And I soldered the wires together and used heat shrink wraps, the wire insulator that came with the PIAA's and electrical tape.
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Old 09-21-2011, 09:52 AM
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Re: Ion Crystal or Xtreme White PIAA Fogs?

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I just googled 9145 male plug. You can find them on eBay. And I soldered the wires together and used heat shrink wraps, the wire insulator that came with the PIAA's and electrical tape.
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Old 09-21-2011, 10:04 AM
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Rob HIDs are the shizzle for fogs. Do it. Do it lol
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Old 09-21-2011, 03:30 PM
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Re: Ion Crystal or Xtreme White PIAA Fogs?

haha you guys and hid's! I ALREADY HAVE 6K HID FOGS!!!!!!! lol. but seriously i think im going to stick with my original plan from many years ago...piaa crystal ions...i love the look of the grille covers and i also have a $100 gift card for amazon.com so its making sense for me right now.
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Re: Ion Crystal or Xtreme White PIAA Fogs?

Just for advice....when you drill the holes in the bumper for the PIAA's, make it a side to side slot instead of a perfectly round hole. That way you can loosen the nut and push the bolt side to side for level the PIAA logo perfectly and retighten the nut.


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Re: Ion Crystal or Xtreme White PIAA Fogs?

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Just for advice....when you drill the holes in the bumper for the PIAA's, make it a side to side slot instead of a perfectly round hole. That way you can loosen the nut and push the bolt side to side for level the PIAA logo perfectly and retighten the nut.


Am I making any sense?
yes that makes sense. thanks for the heads up.
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Re: Ion Crystal or Xtreme White PIAA Fogs?

The slot needs to go left to right (side to side) and use the smallest drill bit possible unless you use a bigger washer.
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Re: Ion Crystal or Xtreme White PIAA Fogs?

alright i have more annoying questions for everyone!

what is the difference between the plasma ions and the crystal ions? other than price difference.

is anyone using the xtreme white ones? if so what is the difference bewteen the xtreme white driving lights and the extreme white fogs? are the driving lights just for offroad use only? or can they be used as fogs legally?

which ones are most of you running? i like the xtreme white driving ones because it seems like they have the best light output but i dont want to get them if they arent going to work well in fog and are legally just for offroad use.
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Honestly Rob the best lights for fogs have been my 3000k HIDs. They blast through that sh!t like a hot knife through butter. Most of those differences in lights are spread pattern I believe. The PIAAs can't and shouldn't be used as every day on all night fogs. They're not legal for that use
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Re: Ion Crystal or Xtreme White PIAA Fogs?

you win coop! i ordered new hid's for my fogs...got 3k bulbs since i have a bunch of 6k bulbs already...so im gonna give that a go, i figured if i end up not liking 3k then i can just swap back to 6k's! im thinking they should have been delivered today so hopefully i can rip out my old ballasts and get the new ones in this weekend!
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Re: Ion Crystal or Xtreme White PIAA Fogs?

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The PIAAs can't and shouldn't be used as every day on all night fogs. They're not legal for that use
Neither are HID's in halogen housings.
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