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Really Cheap Mod.....

Never much liked the look of those blank fog light holes, :-( but neither have I ever really been obsessed with the need for fog lights, even driving around Cape Cod and eastern Mass for 45 years. :rolleyes: And I'm long past the point of spending $200-300 on testosterone toys. :razz: So browsing around Harbor Freight today, I remedied the deficiency.

Harbor Freight, 3" amber self-stick reflectors. Looks somewhat better than blank. Total cost: 55c +tax. Total install time: 95 sec, incl pre-install cleaning. Sorry, I was alone, so I have no pics of the install process. :lol:
 

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Never much liked the look of those blank fog light holes, :-( but neither have I ever really been obsessed with the need for fog lights, even driving around Cape Cod and eastern Mass for 45 years. :rolleyes: And I'm long past the point of spending $200-300 on testosterone toys. :razz: So browsing around Harbor Freight today, I remedied the deficiency.

Harbor Freight, 3" amber self-stick reflectors. Looks somewhat better than blank. Total cost: 55c +tax. Total install time: 95 sec, incl pre-install cleaning. Sorry, I was alone, so I have no pics of the install process. :lol:
You must be happy now, cause I am for you....:lol:
Now, I would just drop your Element, install a system, plus, 15" pull down LCD, along with Limo tint.
Dadda be'a dope man''''......
 

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Yours are certainly cheaper, but I went with the stick on convex mirror faux foglights. Looks more like lights than the reflectors do.
 

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I never would of thought of that. It does look a lot better than a blank hole. Just a thought, Advance Auto parts has two kinds of inexpensive blue tint driving lights for $20-$40, if you don't want to spring for the pricey OEM.
 

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I used the convex mirrors until I got my Hella angeleyes too. :)
 

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Not bad John! Now, let's talk about a time when you want me to come up and help you get that HD Grill on!!! :D
 

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... Advance Auto parts has two kinds of inexpensive blue tint driving lights.....
Thanks for the tip, but no thanks. :) I just don't see the need. High beams on the E are very good-- cover well over a hundred yards-- and you don't begin to outrun them til about 75-80 -- and that's with no other ambient light. If you need/want to go faster than that on a pitch dark road, then you're addressing issues that driving lights won't help!! :lol:
 

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Not bad John! Now, let's talk about a time when you want me to come up and help you get that HD Grill on!!! :D
Damn, I knew someone would call me on that!! :oops: I've got the two HD grill pieces, a bunch of ties, spare nose mount clips, and some gloss black fusion paint sitting on a shelf in the garage since last -- December? Plan to do the nose trim pieces black while the nose is off. Just need to force myself to get up some Sat and DO IT!! :rolleyes:
 

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Thanks for the tip, but no thanks. :) I just don't see the need. High beams on the E are very good-- cover well over a hundred yards-- and you don't begin to outrun them til about 75-80 -- and that's with no other ambient light. If you need/want to go faster than that on a pitch dark road, then you're addressing issues that driving lights won't help!! :lol:
I didn't think it would make much difference either with the factory lights. There is a back road into town that we enjoy taking. It's curvy, hilly country with horse farms along the route. There, also, is a lot of deer. We have noticed it really widens the side light range, enough to see the woods right next to you. A great deer notifier. ;-)
 
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