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post #1 of 15 Old 09-10-2012, 05:10 AM Thread Starter
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Different headlights

I am looking at doing a headlight conversion. I was wondering if anyone here has heard of these headlights or have any experience with them. I know they look import racer but I am willing to overlook some of the cosmetics if they perform well. http://www.dashzracing.com/Lighting-...Jeep-Wrangler/

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post #2 of 15 Old 09-10-2012, 06:58 AM
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I like the way those look and that's a pretty good price for them considering the Sylvania Silver Stars are about $25 ea. Why are you looking at new lights might I ask? If you are looking for something with a better quality or brighter light take a look at this thread first.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/h...rence-1399040/

If you upgrade your lights w/o upgrading the stock wiring, then you probably won't get the results you're looking for. I would still look into getting those lights as they are pretty freaking awesome but look into upgrading the wiring and adding relays as well so that you get the best performance out of the new lights. If/when you do get those lights post up with some pics b/c I think I'm going to add them to my Christmas wish list... now to decide what color.....

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Yea I have read about the wiring upgrade and I will probably end up doing that at the same time. I am looking at converting my lights because im not a fan of the sealed headlights and I like the options of the replaceable bulbs of the H4s. Im just wondering if the price is to good to be true. Im curious how durable/ dependable/ effective these housings will be.
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I did the Hella H4 conversion and highly recommend it.

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I did the Hella H4 conversion and highly recommend it.
I'm running the IPF housings and bulbs and would recommend them as well. The nice sharp cutoff is far better than the crappy stock sealed beam nonsense, and the light output is better too.

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post #7 of 15 Old 11-27-2012, 08:19 PM
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I did the Hella H4 conversion and highly recommend it.
I second this, just did this tonight and they are awesome. They come with a big rubber grommet to seal the elements out of the bulb housing. Not to mention being able to buy conventional bulbs and not the sealed lamps allows you to get silver stars, which is what I will be putting in when I get paid.
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I agree the replaceable bulbs will work a lot better. I was wondering if anyone has had personal experience with the headlight housing in the link I posted above.
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post #9 of 15 Old 11-28-2012, 07:01 AM
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I did the Delta upgrade. Love them! I did have to replace my switch under the dash and the connectors behind the bulbs. But they are alot brighter now. Almost like HIDs.

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post #10 of 15 Old 11-28-2012, 10:36 PM
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I did the Hella H4 conversion and highly recommend it.
X2 I did mine three years ago and love them. Big improvement. Now I have to do the wiring upgrade and look forward to even more light.
I also added some Hella fog lites to fill in the sides of the roads/trails. I am very happy with Hella.

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post #11 of 15 Old 11-29-2012, 08:44 AM
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I used the rampage housing with Sylvania ultra bulbs. Huge differance.
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Lets get one thing out here in the open right off the bat.

Those are NOT projector headlamps, they don't even have a projector built into them. All you are seeing there is a reflector with a fancy lens positioned directly in front of the bulb. They are regular reflector headlamps, EXCEPT, instead of a precision designed reflector, you have a reflector that scatters the light everywhere, ontop of sending light through a crappy "projector" lens- you won't be seeing anything on the road, and forget about being courteous to other drivers. A real, genuine projector setup you will have to retrofit into a standard sealed beam conversion housing, which can cost you several hundred dollars, if not more.

If you want to put real, genuine projectors into your Jeep, then IO suggest you do a little bit of research before buying into the whole ricer crap that's cheaply available.

Otherwise, consider upgrading to relays for your headlamps, much better distribution of power. And if that's not enough light, consider adding in a couple of driving lamps for your high beams. All 50 states allow for up to 4 individual lamps on your vehicle for night time driving, so it's perfectly legal.

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I did the Hella upgrade a couple of weeks ago. I am very happy with them. I will be adding the Hella driving lights later.

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I did the Hella H4 conversion and highly recommend it.
What all is done is the hella headlight conversion?
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post #15 of 15 Old 11-29-2012, 11:04 PM
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Take out the old ones put in the new ones basically with holes in the back so you can fit H4 bulbs nothing crazy. Very simple and a vast improvement in beam projection. Also very courteous beam projection as well.
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