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Got led fog lights after installing led headlights on 04 . Driving foglight are not a good beam . Clocked in socket wrong or reflector not compatible? Tired of blinding people
 

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If you just dropped in LED bulbs to the housing then it is definitely a compatibility issue. Same goes for HID “retrofits” that use the stock housing. From a technical standpoint, the flame pattern is different between different types of bulbs; the bulb housing is designed specifically for the specific type of bulb as to throw the maximum amount of light IN THE CORRECT PLACE ON THE ROAD, while avoiding as much stray light as possible. When you put a different bulb in the housing, it often reflects the wrong light in the wrong place on the road, which effectively blinds other drivers and distracts the vehicle driver by putting extra light where it shouldn’t be. People say that swapping bulbs can make your headlights brighter or put out tons more light; the latter is often true for stray light and is more detrimental to all drivers including the vehicle operator.

So, in short, it’s a bad idea. The right way to upgrade your headlights is with the exact same OE bulb of high quality; cleaning/polishing the housings; or replacing them entirely with a well engineered, high quality set of housings designed specifically for the type of bulb you want to use. New, non-OE housing are generally very expensive.
 
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