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Covefrog08
10-16-2011, 09:51 AM
So after driving home for an hour out of the bush lAst night with low beams most of the time since High doesn't give any pothole detection I decided it was time to get a couple round lights to mount infront of my grill. I was looking at the daylighters they would probubly work but the kc ones come in HID. So I thought I'd ask All you night wheelin owls which ones and why you like them the best or pros and cons n such. (I'd put up some pics of lights I was looking at to keep interest but I'm posting on my phone.....)
Any imput would be appreciated thanks

SquirreL-E
10-16-2011, 09:53 AM
LED Bars... they're small and super bright. They cost a bit more, but well worth it.

http://ledlightbarshq.com/

And lordco sells them.

SHITTY
10-16-2011, 10:02 AM
LED Bars... they're small and super bright. They cost a bit more, but well worth it.

http://ledlightbarshq.com/

And lordco sells them.


yes those are super bright. bit pricy but small enough to hide them in small spots as well. they look more durable.

johny5
10-16-2011, 10:25 AM
im running these and there awesome

http://50caliberracing.com/offroad-parts/HID-lights.htm

4skin
10-16-2011, 11:33 AM
talk to Bat jeep thrills has a goob deal on led hid lites
tunas got a set on his quad super brite
and low power draw nlike the kc

zookiguy
10-16-2011, 11:59 AM
http://www.funinbc.com/forum/showthread.php?t=107348

TWOZEROFOUR
10-16-2011, 12:22 PM
I find that i smash 2 stes of lights off in the bush every year, depending on your wheelin style i would look at how much you spend. for the past 5 years i have been running the princess auto 100w 5inch lights, put em on a relay they are bright as fuck for 20ea on sale.

of course if your a Baller get the 48inch l.e.d. bar, but you might require a small meth lab to finance it. But they are the shit.

TWOZEROFOUR
10-16-2011, 12:24 PM
im running these and there awesome

http://50caliberracing.com/offroad-parts/HID-lights.htm

you runnin the `` New Murdered Out Model `` :D

4skin
10-16-2011, 12:43 PM
hapy pants has a set on his xj were on the last one
he didnt manage to break them

Pegleg
10-16-2011, 02:45 PM
i have a 30" led light bar from thrills......best light iv had and driven with

Cyanide
10-16-2011, 05:57 PM
I find that i smash 2 stes of lights off in the bush every year, depending on your wheelin style i would look at how much you spend. for the past 5 years i have been running the princess auto 100w 5inch lights, put em on a relay they are bright as fuck for 20ea on sale.

of course if your a Baller get the 48inch l.e.d. bar, but you might require a small meth lab to finance it. But they are the shit.

I use the ones from princess auto, there cheap and easy too use, and decent enough in the bush at night too help guide you out :dontknow: and if you break em, there cheap too replace so its good enough for me [36]

Covefrog08
10-16-2011, 07:17 PM
ya shit eh i better start cookin if i want the nice ones! i think i'll just run some cheap ones for now or try to keep the price under 300$ i think i'm leaning towards the daylighters the web page says 250 so im sure i could get them for cheaper with my wicked lordco discount.

thanks for all the imput

vajayjay
10-16-2011, 07:44 PM
I have a set of Rigids I got from Jeep Thrills they are awesome, steel housing, super bright in a small package and they don't draw any power
http://www.rigidindustries.com/Off-Road-LED-Lights-s/89.htm

dirka dave
10-16-2011, 07:58 PM
I use the force.


Yoda was a good teacher.

johny5
10-16-2011, 10:29 PM
I use the ones from princess auto, there cheap and easy too use, and decent enough in the bush at night too help guide you out :dontknow: and if you break em, there cheap too replace so its good enough for me [36]

I used to think that till iI drove over a 12 embankment because my lights sucked.

4skin
10-16-2011, 10:57 PM
I have a set of Rigids I got from Jeep Thrills they are awesome, steel housing, super bright in a small package and they don't draw any power
http://www.rigidindustries.com/Off-Road-LED-Lights-s/89.htm
same ones tuna has on his quad
we left them on for hours on the island trip
and the quad fired up no problem [36]
and there tough
just look at the rest of vagas jeep

bcmaxx
10-17-2011, 08:56 AM
I got a set of scratch and dent sirius 8" offroad lamps for 70 bucks, put ricochet lens protector on them and did a hid conversion on them. Absolutely awesome offroad and onroad, like flicking on daylight

4skin
10-17-2011, 10:33 AM
I got a set of scratch and dent sirius 8" offroad lamps for 70 bucks, put ricochet lens protector on them and did a hid conversion on them. Absolutely awesome offroad and onroad, like flicking on daylight
how much was the hid conversion:dontknow:and the lens covers

bcmaxx
10-17-2011, 11:38 AM
how much was the hid conversion:dontknow:and the lens covers
hid 149, ricochet was 19 bucks

alumina hid kit

Cyanide
10-17-2011, 06:06 PM
I used to think that till iI drove over a 12 embankment because my lights sucked.

I have two hella's 6 inch 100 watt's and 2, 6inch 100 watt's from PA, I cant think of a darker place at night then davis lake and trail riding at night with those on, good enough for me :dontknow: but obviously there is way better stuff out there then that

T-donk
10-17-2011, 06:37 PM
those led bars are the shit...i need one or two..lol

4skin
10-17-2011, 11:49 PM
ive got hids in my dodge
and halogen sealed beams in the jeep
the jeep lights suck
but not as bad as the original headlites in my chevelle
there is no way i would waste my time puttin a six or 8 inch driving lite on my wheeling rig
to hard to protect the ridgid omes are compact enough to mount
beside the winch not put the electrical load on the charging system
and there not as big a target for rocks
and 250 dont sound to bad
definaty putting a set on the willys

Covefrog08
10-18-2011, 07:03 PM
i'm going to mount whatever i get on my bumper so i'll need something slimish... with my stock bumper i'll have about 2 1/2 - 3 inch of clearance from mounting post to back of lamp.

TWOZEROFOUR
10-18-2011, 08:37 PM
I used to think that till iI drove over a 12 embankment because my lights sucked.

sounds more like a beer problem

Casselman
10-18-2011, 08:43 PM
lol I'm running H.I.D headlights and tantrum lighting

Evan the Blue
10-18-2011, 08:50 PM
I'm getting a set of the LEDs from B at Thrills ... Small, low draw (don't need a relay) and ridiculously bright [5]

Covefrog08
10-18-2011, 09:59 PM
what do you folks think of Kragen 7inch HID's?
http://www.hidxlights.com/HIDX_Lights/Products/Pages/7%22_Light.html#1
there is a group buy going on on tacomaworld.com and they are going for 80 bucks a piece

or would the LED's have better throw and last longer plus draw alot less.... but these are cheap, LED's are not

4skin
10-18-2011, 10:10 PM
think in the long term the leds will be cheeper
due to long life

Covefrog08
10-18-2011, 10:23 PM
check out these cool switchs

http://otrattw.com/products.php?cat=5&pg=4

procircuit
10-19-2011, 07:57 AM
I run 2- 6ich led bars on front and 6- 4 inch led slims under my truck for crawl lights.... FUKN DAYLIGHT!!!! its ri-dicks... i picked up the 6 inch ones for 240 a piece and the 4 inch ones for 150 a piece.. purdy good deal... made by ridgid:party0010:

96_z71
10-19-2011, 08:51 AM
Princess auto cheapies worked great for me, smashed em and replaced them for cheap. Went to lordco and put in 100 watt bulbs for 10$ with a relay and they're as bright as 400$ piaa's or whatever

Honky
10-19-2011, 09:12 AM
I have 4 KC lights with the HID kit on my Dodge. I'll take some pics soon

I like them but they still need to go further down the road.

cost was about $850

Dreded
10-19-2011, 10:10 AM
I run 2- 6ich led bars on front and 6- 4 inch led slims under my truck for crawl lights.... FUKN DAYLIGHT!!!! its ri-dicks... i picked up the 6 inch ones for 240 a piece and the 4 inch ones for 150 a piece.. purdy good deal... made by ridgid:party0010:

are the 6inch ones spot or flood?

Mofo
10-20-2011, 07:30 PM
Roo lights or Jetco fogs with 100 watt bulbs

Covefrog08
10-20-2011, 10:08 PM
I run 2- 6ich led bars on front and 6- 4 inch led slims under my truck for crawl lights.... FUKN DAYLIGHT!!!! its ri-dicks... i picked up the 6 inch ones for 240 a piece and the 4 inch ones for 150 a piece.. purdy good deal... made by ridgid:party0010:

hmm ya i'm thinking this is the ultimate way to go..

do they come with everything you need to wire them up and go or do you still need relays and switchs and wire an such?

Covefrog08
10-20-2011, 10:10 PM
Princess auto cheapies worked great for me, smashed em and replaced them for cheap. Went to lordco and put in 100 watt bulbs for 10$ with a relay and they're as bright as 400$ piaa's or whatever
we are getting a princess auto opening up in langford in the next couple months... might have to go this route till i can fork over the big bucks..

WagoneerXJ
10-23-2011, 08:53 AM
I use those rubber tractor/reverse light housings, and GE 4509 130 watt aircraft bulbs. Cheap set up! Bright as shit, and I don't use them on the road, I think they are frowned upon LOL

procircuit
10-26-2011, 07:40 AM
are the 6inch ones spot or flood? spot, but they light up EVERYTHING.. even underneath my front bumper lol.. and as far ahead as my eyes can keep up to.

procircuit
10-26-2011, 07:42 AM
hmm ya i'm thinking this is the ultimate way to go..

do they come with everything you need to wire them up and go or do you still need relays and switchs and wire an such?.. the 6 inch spots came with everything, fused lines with switches long enough to wrap around my truck.. the 4 inch floods underneath just came with enough to tie into, but being led and such small draw i just used some 14 gauge to run em.. took me minutes

yingxuy
11-20-2011, 10:03 PM
Is there a way, I would waste my time puttin on my free-wheeling rig a 6 or 8 inch drive LITE efforts to protect RIDGID omes compact enough to Wedding Cufflinks (http://www.meritline.com/Cufflinks---c-13571.aspx) mount next to the winch can not charge the power system load.

Ry' & Jen
11-26-2011, 03:17 AM
Is there a way, I would waste my time puttin on my free-wheeling rig a 6 or 8 inch drive LITE efforts to protect RIDGID omes compact enough to Wedding Cufflinks (http://www.meritline.com/Cufflinks---c-13571.aspx) mount next to the winch can not charge the power system load.

Huh?

Ry' & Jen
11-26-2011, 03:30 AM
I have had shit loads of lights over the decades.
(Have about 10-15 pair kickin around at the moment!)
When funds permit, I'll be going all LED. The best you
can get nowadays!
The problem with HID lighting is that unless you buy from
a quality manufacture, the bulb modules and ballasts are cheap
Chinese made crap or a halogen reflector with a HID bulb fitted.
Which ends up not having the bulb in the correct position of the
lamps reflector and ends up not projecting the light properly.

I want a couple of 40+ inch long LED light bars...

I guess I need to pimp out my wife and two daughters!:D

sided00r
11-26-2011, 07:17 PM
Is there a way, I would waste my time puttin on my free-wheeling rig a 6 or 8 inch drive LITE efforts to protect RIDGID omes compact enough to Wedding Cufflinks (http://www.meritline.com/Cufflinks---c-13571.aspx) mount next to the winch can not charge the power system load.

Huh?

I hope he's not driving today...

RCCruiser
11-26-2011, 08:37 PM
Anyone tried the Princess Auto cheapie LED lights? I think they were 40 bux each.

Ry' & Jen
11-27-2011, 01:49 AM
Anyone tried the Princess Auto cheapie LED lights? I think they were 40 bux each.

Do you mean these:
http://www.princessauto.mobi/index.php?option=items&task=details&itemid=20172


Or these:
http://www.princessauto.mobi/index.php?option=items&task=details&itemid=20171

I want to try a set of each and see which is better as a backup light.
Next payday!

RCCruiser
11-27-2011, 06:32 AM
I meant the ones in your second link. They were on special for 40 bux last week.

64CJ6Willy
11-27-2011, 08:24 PM
Warn 7" I paid 200 for.

SPECIFICATIONS/PART NUMBER
Part Number: 37609
Model: SDB-210HB
Bulb: H4
Rating: 12V 100/90-Watt
Maximum Brightness: 200,000CD
Spot Beam: 853'/260m
Driving Beam: 492'/150m
Beam Color: White
Lens Diameter: 7"/180mm
Attachment Bolt Dimensions: 13/32"/10mm
Switch: 1 (12V/24V)
Relays: 2
Harness: 1 (H4 TYPE)
Cord Clamps: 4

1000 foot spot that Roxs!!!!!

harvester_sorrow
11-28-2011, 07:34 PM
Do you mean these:
http://www.princessauto.mobi/index.php?option=items&task=details&itemid=20172


Or these:
http://www.princessauto.mobi/index.php?option=items&task=details&itemid=20171

I want to try a set of each and see which is better as a backup light.
Next payday!

you are the king of lights, let us know.