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#1 User is offline   Swift17 

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:55 PM

Im looking into installing foglights into my front bumper. Ive noticed that many people have done this. I need tips on how to do this. And where and how to hook them up. And how to mount them. I'm wanting I remove the black plastic pieces in the portholes and mount them behind the bumper to give it a custom but factory look. I don't want to just mount them in front of the bumper holes. It looks too tacky. Need tips and opinions :)
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:10 PM

Check Ebay for LT1 SLP fog lights. Your also gonna need to run a switch to below the head light cobtrols area. There should be a spot for it.
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Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:24 PM

 brarei200, on 07 December 2012 - 09:10 PM, said:

Check Ebay for LT1 SLP fog lights. Your also gonna need to run a switch to below the head light cobtrols area. There should be a spot for it.


Nothing came up when I searched that. And my car isn't a trans am. Just has base model bumper. And thanks
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Posted 08 December 2012 - 05:30 AM

I could be wrong about this, but after viewing the parts manual, I am thinking the fog lamps are the same for all models of that year and only the "cover" lens is different. The parts manual only shows one assembly for the lamp but different covers.
Also, I would suspect that the wiring is already present, but you could confirm that yourself. Now, buying the complete fog lamp kit and cover from GM would be expensive (~$400 total??), but you might find them used somewhere for a lot less.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 06:59 AM

There was a factory option for fog lights on the Firebidr/Formula models - it might have been a dealer installed option, can't remember. And when I went to hook up my AutoMeter gauge lights, I found the connector for the fog light switch in the harness, under the headlight switch. You just need to get the switch and cover piece from a junk yard.

The hole in the bumper is not fully open. It has tabs that stick out on the sides, and the studs from the black blanking insert pass through them. The crash pad leaves very little room right behind the bumper cover. I pulled the blanking inserts out and put some black mesh over the holes, hoping it would reduce wind resistance at high speeds. I have also removed the crash pad (it's a "track" car), so there is an unobstructed path for air flow.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:57 AM

 Swift17, on 07 December 2012 - 09:24 PM, said:

Nothing came up when I searched that. And my car isn't a trans am. Just has base model bumper. And thanks


C'mon man, you didn't even look.

http://www.ebay.com/...610e099&vxp=mtr

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Firebird-Formula-SLP-Fog-Light-Kit-New-/00/s/MTA2NlgxNjAw/$(KGrHqMOKp!E6Ww7)rDlBOvUb6EwSQ~~60_35.JPG

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Firebird-Formula-SLP-Fog-Light-Kit-New-/00/s/NDUwWDYwMA==/$(KGrHqEOKkEE6PK+OTUlBOvUb80tyg~~60_35.JPG
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Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:40 AM

 brarei200, on 08 December 2012 - 07:57 AM, said:

C'mon man, you didn't even look.

http://www.ebay.com/...610e099&vxp=mtr

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Firebird-Formula-SLP-Fog-Light-Kit-New-/00/s/MTA2NlgxNjAw/$(KGrHqMOKp!E6Ww7)rDlBOvUb6EwSQ~~60_35.JPG

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Firebird-Formula-SLP-Fog-Light-Kit-New-/00/s/NDUwWDYwMA==/$(KGrHqEOKkEE6PK+OTUlBOvUb80tyg~~60_35.JPG


Ya I typed in lt1 slp fog lights and nothing came up. And thanks

 Injuneer, on 08 December 2012 - 06:59 AM, said:

There was a factory option for fog lights on the Firebidr/Formula models - it might have been a dealer installed option, can't remember. And when I went to hook up my AutoMeter gauge lights, I found the connector for the fog light switch in the harness, under the headlight switch. You just need to get the switch and cover piece from a junk yard.

The hole in the bumper is not fully open. It has tabs that stick out on the sides, and the studs from the black blanking insert pass through them. The crash pad leaves very little room right behind the bumper cover. I pulled the blanking inserts out and put some black mesh over the holes, hoping it would reduce wind resistance at high speeds. I have also removed the crash pad (it's a "track" car), so there is an unobstructed path for air flow.


I like the way that looks. And thanks
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Posted 01 April 2013 - 09:46 AM

Did you get this kit figured out?

How did you install them?
Does every car have the fog light wiring installed? How do you find the connectors in the front bumper?
What bulbs does the SLP kit take?
How bright are the fog lights?

Sorry for all the questions, but I am ready to pull the trigger on this kit if it works out!

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