LED Fogs + Auxiliary Fogs Excessive?

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I have the factory LED headlight package on my 2019 JLUR and have been very pleased with the brightness of the low beams/fog light combination. However, it is a Jeep and everyone is on this website because they are always interested in tweaking something for one reason or another.

Is anyone running a factory low beam/fog light/auxiliary fog light setup? I am interested in getting some amber auxiliary lights and wonder what it would be like running all three at once? (Amber is of interest given its reputation for being better in fog/rain/snow). Anyone that can comment on overlap/incremental light pattern?

I have not settled on what lights I would get, but below are two examples of what I am considering:

https://www.diodedynamics.com/stage-series-3-sae-dot-yellow-sport-standard-led-pod-pair.html
https://www.bajadesigns.com/products/squadron-r-sport-pair-wide-cornering-amber.asp

One other thing of interest is that I could essentially run my high beams and auxiliary fogs at the same time, which would be nice when way out in the sticks. (As far as I can tell, turning on the high beams flips off the factory fogs).

Interested in anyone's experiences or advice. Thanks!

EDIT: May end up running a Halogen setup instead (KC Apollo Pro, for example) to help mitigate the issue of LEDs not melting snow in winter driving conditions. I don't see any amber/yellow pod fog lights available. Would I just need to purchase replacement bulbs?
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The @Baja Designs image below does a GREAT job of explaining how different lights work together. You can't go wrong with either of your choices. I'm a bit biased towards your Baja Designs option, as I've replaced my stock LED fogs with the Fog Pocket Squadron Pro's and they're extremely bright/helpful, but not DOT approved for road use. The ones you're looking appear to be DOT approved.

I didn't find that the stock LED fogs did too much, which is why I replaced them. It kept my future options open for filling a missing area of need (see chart below) and didn't require extra wiring, or a precious AUX switch spot.

Regarding your question about keeping the fogs on with the headlights on high-beam, it can be done, though you'll need something like @ZAutomotive's TazerJL product to override the programmed "fog's off" issue.

Good luck with your decision!

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I have the factory LED headlight package on my 2019 JLUR and have been very pleased with the brightness of the low beams/fog light combination. However, it is a Jeep and everyone is on this website because they are always interested in tweaking something for one reason or another.

Is anyone running a factory low beam/fog light/auxiliary fog light setup? I am interested in getting some amber auxiliary lights and wonder what it would be like running all three at once? (Amber is of interest given its reputation for being better in fog/rain/snow). Anyone that can comment on overlap/incremental light pattern?

I have not settled on what lights I would get, but below are two examples of what I am considering:

https://www.diodedynamics.com/stage-series-3-sae-dot-yellow-sport-standard-led-pod-pair.html
https://www.bajadesigns.com/products/squadron-r-sport-pair-wide-cornering-amber.asp

One other thing of interest is that I could essentially run my high beams and auxiliary fogs at the same time, which would be nice when way out in the sticks. (As far as I can tell, turning on the high beams flips off the factory fogs).

Interested in anyone's experiences or advice. Thanks!

EDIT: May end up running a Halogen setup instead (KC Apollo Pro, for example) to help mitigate the issue of LEDs not melting snow in winter driving conditions. I don't see any amber/yellow pod fog lights available. Would I just need to purchase replacement bulbs?
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My daily issue is my headlights are pissing people off....i'm getting the flashing high beams from on coming traffic..they all think i have my highs beams on...when they are not....

I have never adjusted them, so they are from the factory like that....they look fine to me, but maybe i'll need to re point them?

Anyone else have this issue?
 

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Yeah, used to. Angled my lights down a few degrees, and it's made a huge difference. Now if they flash me, they get a quick blast from full LED Brights AND 9,800 Baja Design lumens from my fog pockets. I'm only so tolerant... ;)
 

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I get flashed 4 or 5 times every time hour I drive. I added an LOD rear bumper and it increased from there!

I have lights on my wishlist, but they are at the bottom.

I do have Rigids in the LOD Bumper facing rear, and on a switch, (the Stock LED reverse lights are useless) and I'd like lights around the bottom as "snake lights" or whatever to see at night.

I can't justify forward lights, with as good as these LEDs are, until I'm lifted and have a winch...among other things.
 

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My daily issue is my headlights are pissing people off....i'm getting the flashing high beams from on coming traffic..they all think i have my highs beams on...when they are not....

I have never adjusted them, so they are from the factory like that....they look fine to me, but maybe i'll need to re point them?

Anyone else have this issue?
The headlights are easy to adjust, there is a white plastic adjuster for each that a Allen key or torx can be used to turn. Clockwise is down.
The first 2 pics are the left side, the bottom pic is the right (in front of the air box opening).

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Hey @Jeepjunkie , thanks a million for posting that up! Now I don't have to research anything. You're da man! :handsinair:
 

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Excessive? I’m to the point where I’d like to run another full set of low/high headlights, but I have halogen lamps and no fogs.
 

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The headlights are easy to adjust, there is a white plastic adjuster for each that a Allen key or torx can be used to turn. Clockwise is down.
The first 2 pics are the left side, the bottom pic is the right (in front of the air box opening).

F196E97E-9389-4DF8-8285-5990C1A87237.jpeg


1148A2A5-438E-436B-8A1B-E54A1C31393A.jpeg


EF4E5CE4-7B47-44EE-BA51-E76840D9A859.jpeg
Thanks Eric...ya I already did adjust them...just was thinking I shouldn't have had to,..but sounds like Im not the only one who did...
 
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