what about fogs? Have you upgraded them? If so, did you buy a separate Morimoto Kit for it? Or did you buy something else? is there a way to run the fogs from the low beams? (I'm guessing not?) What about the stock running lights/ high beam? Is it even worth messing with them?
I have looked extensively into everything on your list.
1. Fog lights - I originally wanted hid's for my fogs.
The first issue I faced was which color to get. I was interested in matching my fogs to my 5K HID low beams. Obviously, I wanted to do this for looks. I spoke with others (from the Camry forum) who had performed this modification. I found that 3k is the best color for the fog lights, with the second best being 4300k. Anything higher may actually make it more difficult to see when it's foggy out, due to the light reflecting off of the water beads.
The second issue with installing HIDs in the fogs is the fact that they put out so much light, they actually decrease the length of visibility.
The third problem is unless you retrofit projectors into your fogs with cut offs, you will blind oncoming drivers. If you decide to go this route, buy Morimoto Mini's as your first choice. That advertise they they put out as much light as stock headlight HID's. If these don't fit get the Morimoto Matchboxes.
All things considered, if you want to do anything beneficial to your fogs, I'd throw in some 3k halogens. The stock automotive bulbs operate at around 3200k. EDIT: - If you're going for the "white look" and aren't concerned with output, I'd recommend H11 LED replacements.
The drl/high beam bulbs:
You have two options. The first is to put a 9005 or equivalent LED in. They will look great during the day, but your hi beams won't work.
Your other option is to swap out the stock halogens for something that is brighter/whiter. I've been eyeing up some sylvania silver star ZXE's. They are supposed to put out close to 4300k. This will provide nice white light, but their output is likely closer to stock. Also to achieve this white look they tint the bulbs blue. Because of this they tend to fail prematurely. (usually right around the 1 year mark. If its sooner some companies will replace them for free.)
You asked if there is a way to run the drls (from) the low beams. Of course there is. You can either tap into the low beam wires and run them to the fogs, or you could just turn the switch on
If you are looking to run you fogs independently of the low beams, I think it can be done, but I'm not sure how.
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