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replacement foglight bulbs

Has anyone tried anything different than the regular hallogen 12V 55W H3 Bulbs? Hella also makes halogen 12V bulbs in 100 and 130W, as well as xenon bulbs in 55, 100, and 130 watt. Would xenon be brighter?

Just curious if anyone has recommendations.

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to use a higher wattage bulb would mean you'd have to change the wiring i think...
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That makes sense.

But would xenon be brighter than halogen?
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Xenon bulbs aren't brighter, they're just a different color. They're what you see in all the ricey hondas with the blue headlights that are trying to look like HID lamps.
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^^ yep, what he said.. they're just coloured..
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after seeing all my front harness wiring taken out/apart, i would say stay at stock with the foglights. i have not seen such under rated wiring since i owned my triumph vitesse!
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100w foglight bulbs will either melt the wiring or melt the foglight housing (its made of plastic). Stick with 55w.
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thanks guys

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