Factory halogen fog lights vs 20" LED light bar.

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So I am looking to replace my plastic bumper with a metal bumper. At first I was looking for a bumper that will keep my factory halogen fog lights (I use them all the time at night) but like some of the designs that use a 20" light bar (go rhino for example). If I make the change over to a light bar, is that something I can run at night all the time like I do my factories? Do they flood too much and cause oncoming traffic to be blinded? Is there a company that makes a light bar the same color as the factory halogen headlights so I don't have 2 different color lights up front? I tried to search for this and came up blank.
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Every light bar I've seen throws way too much light to be used on the road. I've never seen one that has a distinct cutoff. (I've only seen cheap bars, mind you. Maybe some of the high dollar stuff is different.) They're great in the boonies and off road, though.
 

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I put a Rigid 20" on my hood a few weeks ago. While I do run it on paved roads, I immediately turn it off if I see the lights from approaching traffic.

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While a 20" LED bar would be much brighter than the stock headlights, it would be too much for street use. And illegal in every state. If you live in a very rural area or dont see others on the road too often you should be fine, but running it whilst other drivers are around is asking for trouble.
 

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Why not just get new fog lights that are compatible with your bumper and road legal?
 
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