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I keep looking at front end pictures of the IQ and think, wouldn't it be great if there was some fog lights in the front lower grill. What do you guys think? Would this be a tough mod to pull off?
 

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If you are comfortable with wiring it should be ok. Would need to drill a few holes for the mounts and put the fogs on. Just please don't throw massive dumb looking fog lights on.
 

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No I was just thinking smaller round or maybe oval fog lights. I really like the IS300 look with the yellow fog lights so I was thinking something like that.
 

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I like the style of the IS300, that would look really good Overhaul.

Its actually very easy, just give yourself about 3 hours one afternoon to install them and you should be ok. It will probably only take an hour but its good to give yourself extra time just in case :D
 

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Just make sure you have all the necessary tools - nothing sucks more than being in a middle of a project and not having the right tool and having to stop and go get it.
 

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fog lights are one of the easiest mods to do to a car as long as you're ok with wiring. only things you need wire, drill, screws, and a relay. you can even do without the relay if you want to wire a separate switch to it. its a lot easier to just tap into your headlights wire though.
 

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fog lights are one of the easiest mods to do to a car as long as you're ok with wiring. only things you need wire, drill, screws, and a relay. you can even do without the relay if you want to wire a separate switch to it. its a lot easier to just tap into your headlights wire though.
Bad idea to tap into the headlight wire. Run separate wires for sure and a switch. Wouldn't want to overload the circuit. When doing electrical work I run new circuits whenever possible. Especially for cosmetic type accessories.

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running a relay allows you to do it safely plus if they're not good at running wires through the firewall this way allows you to do away with a switch. optimally though you want to run a seperate fused wire with a switch inside the cabin.
 

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If you are comfortable with wiring it should be ok. Would need to drill a few holes for the mounts and put the fogs on. Just please don't throw massive dumb looking fog lights on.
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iQ Accessories in CANADA
Fog Lights
Installed Price: $392.50 OR $ 335.00 iQAccCAN.jpg


Designed to complement the lines of your vehicle, the fog light kit features high-performance halogen bulbs that help enhance your visibility while driving. They’re both corrosion- and shock-resistant and feature an approved beam pattern. The fog light kit helps complete a stylish and functional look for your ride.
 

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I shopped around and found the original Scion Factory Fog Light kit for $220.00.

There are Scion dealers that discount their Accessories, you just need to find them, don't go to you local dealer/stealer if they don't discount.
 

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The cool thing about installing the Scion factory fog light kit is that the switch mounts in the center shifter console and there is a small illuminated icon on the dash display that lights up to let you know they are on.
 

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The cool thing about installing the Scion factory fog light kit is that the switch mounts in the center shifter console and there is a small illuminated icon on the dash display that lights up to let you know they are on.
What size bulb comes in the factory fogs? The dealer had to order mine and when they install them, I want to give them different bulbs to put in.
 

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What size bulb comes in the factory fogs? The dealer had to order mine and when they install them, I want to give them different bulbs to put in.
The fog lamps are H11 bulbs. I just changed mine out to 3K HID fogs.



 

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Thanks. Your build looks really nice. I am just not a fan of most HID installs in housings that are not designed for them. I have seen so many cars driving down the road with the lights flickering and blinding everyone in their path. If I could be certain they looked as good as those that came in my VW and Mazda, I would try them.
 

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I had some questions concerning fogs.

1. Someone mentioned the factory kit having a dash light. I'm guessing that means there is already a fuse set aside for fog lights and when it's active this is how the led turns on? If that's the case, which fuse is this so that we can tap into it with any fog installation?

2. Since there is an after market kit, is the wiring already in place hanging off the light harness or does the kit introduce the additional wiring?
 

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I had some questions concerning fogs.

1. Someone mentioned the factory kit having a dash light. I'm guessing that means there is already a fuse set aside for fog lights and when it's active this is how the led turns on? If that's the case, which fuse is this so that we can tap into it with any fog installation?

2. Since there is an after market kit, is the wiring already in place hanging off the light harness or does the kit introduce the additional wiring?
In my tC, you had to install the wiring harness. It was pretty simple with the exception of where the ground wire was supposed to attach. It was hard to see without taking the fender liner completely out but I got it done. I am not positive, but it may be the same situation. I'm letting the dealer install them this time.
 

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Just got the fog lights from scion people. Was looking at the install instructions for the Toyota iQ and is very simmilar, but no wireing to be done. Just have to install switch, relay, and lights. Got all done but am having a hard time finding the location to plug the fog light relay into. Can anyone give me some guidance?
 
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