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    Default Adding fog lights to RT

    Any reasonable way ($$) to add fog lights to a standard 2018 RT? I suppose trade it in but mucho dinero.

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    Several offered on here for about 100 bucks. Or, try cheap versions. Put it in prospective: price a set of Clearwater Darla’s.
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    Does yours have the reflectors and bulb sockets and switch and wiring? If not those parts can be bought from BRP or other places. If you can do the work yourself the cost might not be bad, but if you have a stealership do it you'll have a heart attack when you get the bill. I am very happy with the dealership parts and service departments here in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They seem to be the exception from what I've read here on this forum.
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    Not sure about the wiring, maybe buried within the RT.....no switch on dash.

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    In my 50+ years of driving cars, trucks and motorcycles.......probably several hundred different models because I worked for a rental car company for a while.......
    I have never seen "fog lights" that really did any good in fog.
    Might be somewhat useful under normal conditions though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Easy Rider View Post
    In my 50+ years of driving cars, trucks and motorcycles.......probably several hundred different models because I worked for a rental car company for a while.......
    I have never seen "fog lights" that really did any good in fog.
    Might be somewhat useful under normal conditions though.
    Oh, they do exist, yungun', lol.

    Quick examples - there are others.

    https://www.hidplanet.com/forums/for...ector-showdown

    However - unless you do the work to retrofit effective units onto yer trike, none of the current 'kit' offerings are worth a damn as dedicated, effective fogs. But - as a Frontal visibility aid, sure. To me, though, that is simply a waste of a lighting position just begging fer improvement.

    FWIW - I went with the X5 as they were a steal @ $10 in a TRS Closeout sale, and they were just sitting in my shop waiting for an application.

    FWIW #2 - any of those would work fine as DRL's and if you need to venture out in fog you need to drive very slowly anyway or you'll overdrive any of them.

    FWIW #3 - you can apply Laminix film to render the fog-preferred ~3000K color temperature if ye wished.

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    I am interested in the fog lights for visibility (me being seen) and aesthetic reasons not so much for seeing in the fog.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thopper View Post
    I am interested in the fog lights for visibility (me being seen) and aesthetic reasons not so much for seeing in the fog.
    Howdy;

    Then yer in luck - as just aboot anything that fits will do.

    Nothing wrong with aesthetics - the problems arise when folks have unrealistic expectations from poorly-engineered / misrepresented products.

    Everyone is different; I respect that. I'm just a function-over-form kinda feller, is all. I abhor squandering a genuine opportunity for improvement over 'bling'.

    Best o' luck. As others have stated - with some homework and due-diligence research on the various parts sites, ye can gather the requisite OEM part numbers to add what components are missing, and get a ballpark feel fer the total cost and effort involved. Then you can decide if it's worth it - to you.

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