Blue HIDs???

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    Anyone know how to check if the headlamp control leveler sensor at rear of car is working properly?
     
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    Hmmm. It's a ride height sensor. On my Range Rover there are 4 of them for each air spring. I used to measure the resistance with a meter. and test with a 6volt battery to see it move. I'm not sure if the Toyota unit is the same.
     
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    The short projectors are sane prices now you can project a gen 2 for about 165 and a few hours of time . At current pricing. I don’t spend enough time on night driving anymore
     
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    That is pretty much what I figured out decades ago: factory fog lights were just pretty decorations, meant to be 50-state legal. "Real" functional fog lights were just 48-state legal, so couldn't be factory installed on 50-state cars. Proper functional fog lights had to be added aftermarket.

    I haven't followed the issue enough to know if the legal situation has changed, as factory headlights have since improved enough since that era to mostly fill my needs.
     
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    The '04 RAV 4 I had that I put factory fog lights on, they made a huge difference in light output.
     
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    I hate my 2013 Avalon fog lights. Might as well as not be there as they accomplish nothing. I would like a good aftermarket alternative but have no idea where to start.
     
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    Morimoto has a couple of LED assemblies. If you HID headlights, they would match the color better. Headlight Revolution's and Morimoto's website would be good to check out.
     
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    It wasn't total light output that mattered to me, but the pattern. Was the pattern of the fog lights also useful and good?
     
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    Z beams he he killer pattern
     
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    Yes, they had a great beam pattern.
     
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