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After several searches, I was unable to find a thread about upgrading my 2005 MDX stock fog lights to Morimoto fog lights. Ideally, I am after HID fog lights with the yellow laminate covering the lens. Until my PayPal payment has been processed, I guess I am not allowed to post links or images. So, I will ask your understanding and patience to reference the Morimoto site, fog lights and the ACURA (ROUND): XB LED FOGS at $205.00.

I realize the stock light is not the same as the round ones referenced above. Any advice?

Can they be made to work simply by removing the stock bulb and drilling a larger hole to mount the Morimotos? Has anyone done so?
 

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There isn´t a link in your Post?
Could you elaborate what is the issue?
 

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As I stated, I am waiting for the admin to process my $15 membership so I may add links and images.

I want to know if anyone has replaced the stock fog light bulb with the Morimoto projector fog light I specified.
 

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All I did was use a lamin-x yellow covering, I like the look of it with the blueish lights. I'm thinking of replacing the fog lights with some brighter lights to make up for the reduced output from the covering.
 

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I've thought about doing the same thing (installing projector fog/driving lights) but don't want to make it TOO much of a hack job. I think it would look "odd" to install these in the original housings, and having an extra (old, scratched) layer of plastic lens in front of the projectors isn't going to help anything, either.

My thought was to fabricate a flat black panel that replaces the original fog lights, that projectors could be bolted to. It's just waaaaay too far down on the to-do list for me to think it's ever going to happen. I've made do by installing brighter (halogen) low-beam bulbs, which made a big difference in the light output. I don't think much about the fog lights, because it's pretty much impossible to tell if they're on or not... ;-)
 

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Because I cannot find a bezel to alter (like the pics below), I will remove the factory fog light light bulb followed by drilling out a hole big enough (66 mm) to mount the Morimoto projector lens. I will post pics when done.




 

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Oh, and thanks to the Admin for fixing my inability to post url links, images and set my avatar.
 

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I purchased the BI-XENON: MORIMOTO MINI H1 STAGE III projectors with 50 watt ballasts in H1: XB 4500K bulbs. I though 4500K would produce a white color, but I was in error. Retrofit claims 5500K is closer to white. I did not know the extra watts (50 vs 35) makes the light output about 1000 lumens less (more yellow). So, if you want a specific lumens color range, be cautious the effect higher watt ballasts impart.

I will probably end up having to return the whole kit, pay an exchange fee and order the correct H1: 6500K bulbs (pic 2 below). Even was was the expedited shipping charge I paid for nothing. When you are in a hurry, mistakes increase.




 
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