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Old 05-21-2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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To remove fogs or not to remove fogs

That is the questions.

Really like the CDC grille but there is no going back. Other than personal preference are there any pros/cons to this setup? The install looks easy.
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That is the questions.

Really like the CDC grille but there is no going back. Other than personal preference are there any pros/cons to this setup? The install looks easy.
I love the clean no fog look Salerno style
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Lol, you mean Saleen?

I actually googled Salerno.
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Lol, you mean Saleen?

I actually googled Salerno.
Lol....

Loose the fogs in the grill. The mustangs always look meaner without them.
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Lol....

Loose the fogs in the grill. The mustangs always look meaner without them.
Yeah, I know. And once I go FI that intercooler will look sweet!!!!
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Lol, you mean Saleen?

I actually googled Salerno.
Lol apple autocorrect
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Nice. Damn I have to drop my car. It's running 4x4 right now.
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Grille fogs are awful, mine looks 100% better now after getting rid of them
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Grille fogs are awful, mine looks 100% better now after getting rid of them
Done, CDC grill.
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Done, CDC grill.
Just realized u have a 13, the 10-12 fogs are what's ugly... The 13-14 have the LED which aren't that bad, but I was never a fan of having grille fogs while they're bright and more functional... So yea the 13-14s have a nice selection of fog deletes
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I know its an 11 and she has changed some since I took this, but this is what mean is haha.

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Just realized u have a 13, the 10-12 fogs are what's ugly... The 13-14 have the LED which aren't that bad, but I was never a fan of having grille fogs while they're bright and more functional... So yea the 13-14s have a nice selection of fog deletes
Thanks man. That's where I'm on the fence.
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Thanks man. That's where I'm on the fence.
Well if I had a 13-14 this would be my preferred setup, with lower fogs of course.... This is the Roush upper and lower grille
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Well if I had a 13-14 this would be my preferred setup, with lower fogs of course.... This is the Roush upper and lower grille
Where are the lower fogs located? So it's just a relocation of the existing fogs?
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Where are the lower fogs located? So it's just a relocation of the existing fogs?
No you will have to delete the stock grille fogs and replace them with these or a similar kit
http://www.americanmuscle.com/raxoim...-kit-13gt.html
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Where are the lower fogs located? So it's just a relocation of the existing fogs?
I just wish I could do a Shelby upper and lower. I know it would be a complete front bumper but I really like it.
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I did the California special facia with fog lights. It's a Ford part from American Muscle. Bout $360.

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Upper and lower roush with ford California special fog lights cleans up the front and looks better i think

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Upper and lower roush with ford California special fog lights cleans up the front and looks better i think
It looks very clean that way!! Man if u do the Roush spoiler, and side splitters, your car would look FIERCE!!
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Upper and lower roush with ford California special fog lights cleans up the front and looks better i think
Nice!!!! Can you use your existing fog lights?
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Upper and lower roush with ford California special fog lights cleans up the front and looks better i think
Ah, I just looked up that fog lamp kit. Gotcha now. How are they in color compared to the HID headlights?
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Ah, I just looked up that fog lamp kit. Gotcha now. How are they in color compared to the HID headlights?
From what ive heard they are nowhere near as white. They are halogen bulbs and not hid. Which is why i decided to get the modern billet grille, which will allow me to hide the stock fogs, but still retain them. You can always put an HID kit into the CS fogs, but i have never had good luck with aftermarket HID kits.
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From what ive heard they are nowhere near as white. They are halogen bulbs and not hid. Which is why i decided to get the modern billet grille, which will allow me to hide the stock fogs, but still retain them. You can always put an HID kit into the CS fogs, but i have never had good luck with aftermarket HID kits.
I'm surprised there isn't an aftermarket relocation kit where you can use your HID fogs. Bummer.
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From what ive heard they are nowhere near as white. They are halogen bulbs and not hid. Which is why i decided to get the modern billet grille, which will allow me to hide the stock fogs, but still retain them. You can always put an HID kit into the CS fogs, but i have never had good luck with aftermarket HID kits.
I installed the DDM tuning HID kit into my raxioms and the kit was flawless. Going to be ordering the same kit with the H11 bulbs for my fogs here shortly.
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I installed the DDM tuning HID kit into my raxioms and the kit was flawless. Going to be ordering the same kit with the H11 bulbs for my fogs here shortly.
Thanks!!! I will check into that.
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For the lower fog lights look no further than Levitown Ford, everyone else is raping for the same kit from Ford:
Ford Mustang GT Fog Lamp Kit 2013-2014: Levittown Ford Super Center

at 115. for the complete kit, no one else can compete, here is what mine looks like with the foglight kit and CDC grill:


I switched bulbs to Sylvania Zxe, which are a tad whiter
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Thanks!!! I will check into that.
Yup! Gonna cost you like$50 said and done. That is still beyond cheap compared to a good set of halogen bulbs.

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For the lower fog lights look no further than Levitown Ford, everyone else is raping for the same kit from Ford:
Ford Mustang GT Fog Lamp Kit 2013-2014: Levittown Ford Super Center

at 115. for the complete kit, no one else can compete, here is what mine looks like with the foglight kit and CDC grill:


I switched bulbs to Sylvania Zxe, which are a tad whiter
You would have spent less on a HID kit than those bulbs.
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Yup! Gonna cost you like$50 said and done. That is still beyond cheap compared to a good set of halogen bulbs.

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You would have spent less on a HID kit than those bulbs.
I considered the HID kit, and might do it down the line later, not looking to blind people, and these provide plenty of light already, I even drive without headlights sometimes and just use the fogs and daytime lights.
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if the headlights alone produce enough light output then id delete the fogs. it gives it a much more stealthy look & from the front fools other drivers that it may be a sixxer lol
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I have never been a fan of the grill foglights, and I hated how Ford put to plastic blackouts in the lower bumper, showing that there should be something in there, so I filled the void with the factory foglights. Im waiting for warmer weather to put some kind of mesh behind the CDC grill, to avoid the bug filled condenser.
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Grille fogs are awful, mine looks 100% better now after getting rid of them
What and where exactly did you buy to make your car look so sweet? How much lighting do you loose not having the fog lights?
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if the headlights alone produce enough light output then id delete the fogs. it gives it a much more stealthy look & from the front fools other drivers that it may be a sixxer lol
Well what I found was this. Keep in mind this is with the raxiom headlights and HIDs. They shoot very far forward. Further forward they shoot the wide they get. Now that being said, directly in front of the car they don't light to the sides very well. The fogs seem to fill in that gap really well.

So I guess it depends on what you want. I can tell you fogs would never blind anybody with the HID bulbs. They sit too low. I can't wait to switch the fogs out too. They are the sylvania Gold whatever they are called right now. They are supposed to be 4200K, extremely yellow. I have 5000K headlights and they are very white.
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For the lower fog lights look no further than Levitown Ford, everyone else is raping for the same kit from Ford:
Ford Mustang GT Fog Lamp Kit 2013-2014: Levittown Ford Super Center

at 115. for the complete kit, no one else can compete, here is what mine looks like with the foglight kit and CDC grill:


I switched bulbs to Sylvania Zxe, which are a tad whiter
Love that CDC grill. Wish they made a lower. I've only found that Ford sells a complete Shelby bumper.
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What and where exactly did you buy to make your car look so sweet? How much lighting do you loose not having the fog lights?
Thanks!! Well the grille fogs I used to have from factory were much more functional, I changed the whole lower valence to the Cali Special with lower fogs which is really more for looks cuz I can barely see a difference when I turn them on... I just added 4500k 35W HIDs for the lower fogs and now they're more functional
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