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So I am looking at pulling the trigger on a set of fog lights to install into my bumper. When I was down there I noticed a plug that I believe is for the fogs.. Now the question I have is what do I have to do for a switch?
Where do the wires from those plugs go and what supplies would I need?
Is the only way to use them an aftermarket switch then?
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No actually the truck is already wired in for them, if you do not have a fog light button on your light switch then you will need to get a factory light switch with the fog light button in it and then get you PCM flashed at the dealer ship to have them activated. My dad had to have this same thing done on his 08 2500.

I dont know which switch you have but i attached to pictures showing both styles of switches and what the fog light option on the switch will be
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Well I just ordered a set of fog lights with 10k HID's for the fun of it .

I am gonna try wiring them right to the battery and then right to my own switch so it will run on its own.
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Well I just ordered a set of fog lights with 10k HID's for the fun of it .

I am gonna try wiring them right to the battery and then right to my own switch so it will run on its own.
10,000K? Holy cow, they're gonna be purple!

Kamahart's advice is on the money. The switch on the left is for the later 3rd gen Rams, where as the switch on the right is what I have found in the earlier 3rd gen.
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Holy purple Bat Man!!!

Not going to get much light @ 10,000K

This would get you a ticket where I live.

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Kamahart's advice is on the money. The switch on the left is for the later 3rd gen Rams, where as the switch on the right is what I have found in the earlier 3rd gen.
Yea Kamhart had it spot on. Don't feel like paying for a flash and buying more switches . Looking at 10k's they look to just be very blue, 12 and 14k's are where they get real purple. Was a good ebay deal
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Not going to get much light @ 10,000K

This would get you a ticket where I live.

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Ya I don't expect to get much light, but I don't expect them to last too long. I will give them a try but probably just switch out to a different bulb like 6k or 8k's. They are ebay HID's and came in a bundle with the full fog light set up for a good price, they last a month and I will be impressed

But here is what 10k's apparently look like
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Haha thats going to be awesome! I had 10ks on my old truck in the fogs and they were bright as hell!
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Haha thats going to be awesome! I had 10ks on my old truck in the fogs and they were bright as hell!
I was originally going to just buy the fogs off ebay because can't find them for sale locally for a reasonable price. They were like 10-20 bucks extra for the ones with the HID's and ballasts and all the stuff over the same fogs without any lights. I'll just be lighting up everything.
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I was originally going to just buy the fogs off ebay because can't find them for sale locally for a reasonable price. They were like 10-20 bucks extra for the ones with the HID's and ballasts and all the stuff over the same fogs without any lights. I'll just be lighting up everything.
Ya thats what i did as well! I just put them on there own switch was easier that way
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Nice.. Do you have any photos of the 10k's?
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