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#3281934 - 02/14/14 12:36 PM Please reccommend an H11 bulb.
redhat Offline


Registered: 12/07/12
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Loc: Western New York
Soon I will be adding fog lights to my 2009 LX. I am ordering a kit off of FleaBay that comes with the housings, lens, wiring harness and bulbs. Since I have an 8th Generation LX Accord, my car is not pre wired for fog lights.

The wiring harness that comes with the kit, IMO is cheesy, so I already have purchased a high quality harness that I will very neatly and professionally install. I can only imagine that the bulbs they supply are cheesy as well. Can anyone recommend a decent H11 bulb for fog lights? I see a lot of choices but don't know if there's a difference between a fog H11 or a high/low H11?

Thanks.


Edited by redhat (02/14/14 12:37 PM)
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#3281958 - 02/14/14 12:56 PM Re: Please reccommend an H11 bulb. [Re: redhat]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: NE,Ohio
the fog lights take h11??

thats unusual..

not much is available in h11


my low beams are h11


Edited by Rand (02/14/14 12:56 PM)
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#3281966 - 02/14/14 01:04 PM Re: Please reccommend an H11 bulb. [Re: Rand]
Ramblejam Offline


Registered: 11/05/13
Posts: 2474
Loc: Kentucky
Originally Posted By: Rand
not much is available in h11


The GE H1155NHP Nighthawk Platinum is available on RockAuto for $13.79.

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#3281985 - 02/14/14 01:20 PM Re: Please reccommend an H11 bulb. [Re: redhat]
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Or modify H9 to fit H11 connector, there are more choices in H9.
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#3281999 - 02/14/14 01:34 PM Re: Please reccommend an H11 bulb. [Re: redhat]
Rand Offline


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h9 in a foglight would have me fixin to throw rocks at you.

h9's are only acceptable in a fixture with a bulb covering reflector, or as high beams.
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#3282003 - 02/14/14 01:35 PM Re: Please reccommend an H11 bulb. [Re: redhat]
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#3282004 - 02/14/14 01:35 PM Re: Please reccommend an H11 bulb. [Re: redhat]
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Super Bright LED's dot com has lots of LED H11's...

http://www.superbrightleds.com/search/led-products/H11/
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#3282022 - 02/14/14 01:52 PM Re: Please reccommend an H11 bulb. [Re: redhat]
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Yeah I don't want to blind anyone. I guess I'm a noob at lighting. I did put HIR Phillips bulbs in about two years ago for , there was a noticeable difference in light.

I have also read about how people put HID bulbs in reflector housings without retrofitting with projectors and they completely blind people. I don't want to do that.

Are H11's normally less powerful? I just want a reliable bulb that performs well.
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#3282043 - 02/14/14 02:05 PM Re: Please reccommend an H11 bulb. [Re: Rand]
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Registered: 08/28/13
Posts: 659
Loc: MEMPHIS, TN
Originally Posted By: Rand
h9 in a foglight would have me fixin to throw rocks at you.

h9's are only acceptable in a fixture with a bulb covering reflector, or as high beams.




Lol
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#3282060 - 02/14/14 02:22 PM Re: Please reccommend an H11 bulb. [Re: redhat]
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I've had some friends order fog light kits of fleabay and they've had trouble with durability issues, mainly the fog light lens being quite weak with many cracking/pitting easily. I was going to get an OEM set from my dealer but got sticker shock when they told me it was $700 for the kit and an additional $200 for install plus tax....
If your set is good quality and works out, post back with the results.....
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#3288424 - 02/20/14 01:09 PM Re: Please reccommend an H11 bulb. [Re: redhat]
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Loc: Winchester, VA
H11's are pathetic. Might be ok in a fog light but terrible for low beam headlights.
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