I didn't mean my post to be ridiculing in any way, there are just about a hundred different factors to consider when it comes to lighting your path offroad. Biggest isn't always best especially when it comes to cleaning it or when someone else can't see because of it. Spot beam or floods? Also a big debate. How long are your trails that you need to see far away? If they're twisty enough get two pairs that you can point one at a 45* angle on the windshield at eye level so you can get some peripheral on the next obstacle.
ill try to upload some pictures. Mostly winding trails on palmetto flats. At times my headlights go under water in deep holes and everything goes jet black lol!!!! Its stressful moments.
The biggest issue is there just isnt enough lighting where I go. Its 60k acres of pitch black. theres some rather large mud pits, a lot of water holes and quite a few stumps that I REALLY need to see before popping a tire.
I have the 9 light 27w LED lights off ebay. Pair of spots on windsheild and pair of floods on front bumper. I really like them super bright, easy to install and each light only pulls like 2amps. Which to me was a huge plus because I'm still running the stock alt. I have run the leds for hours and hours on night runs and have no complaints other than once I cut them off it seems super dark because they light up everything in front of you. I could not imagine wheelin with just the stock headlights anymore
I have a set of tuff lights from amazon, they are very well made and very bright. they are a flood light and will illuminate about 75-100 ft.
I have them on the bumper and will probably add a set of spots to the windshield.
Someone made some bags for them not too long ago. I think the Virginia authorities would be pleasantly affirmative in passing you if you had a couple Crown Royal bags over top of your lights. They love that stuff there.
tnks - yeah they let me go but for next time I wanted to be ready - plus driving around with 8 lights visible makes me nervous. I have 4 aircraft on the bumper, the two stock, and also two on my mirrors.. crown royal bags would look funny plus I like scotch and those cardboard tubes would look even funnier...