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Unread 03-01-2013, 09:41 PM   #1
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What headlamps are you using?

Trying to get some ideas for my Jeep. Thinking about going with E-Code lamps. What are you using?

HID is out of the question.

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Unread 03-01-2013, 10:02 PM   #2
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Unread 03-01-2013, 10:21 PM   #3
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Unread 03-01-2013, 11:22 PM   #4
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Hid
No I know you're using Sylvania, and your Sylvanias suck
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[QUOTE=mudsweatNgearz;21162729]Leave em off and weld an I beam on. Bumperetts just scream homo.[/QUOTE]
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Unread 03-02-2013, 07:38 AM   #5
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Have you read this: http://www.pirate4x4.com/tech/usmcdoc/lights/index.php
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Unread 03-02-2013, 09:40 AM   #6
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Daniel Stern is a great site for info. I run E code Cibie housings on my LJ. I'm putting Trucklight LEDs on the JK.
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Unread 03-02-2013, 01:25 PM   #7
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I just put a set of the autopal housings in my tj. LOVE them. They are awesome and a crisp clear white light with the bulbs they come with. Double thumbs up.
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Unread 03-02-2013, 06:08 PM   #8
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Using Hella e-code H4, rewired to run off relay. VERY satisfied.
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Unread 03-02-2013, 11:44 PM   #9
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Yup, have a few times actually. Really trying to see what people are using on theirs.

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Daniel Stern is a great site for info. I run E code Cibie housings on my LJ. I'm putting Trucklight LEDs on the JK.
I disagree, a lot of information is outdated, since the site was put up years ago before we had a full understanding of how HID optics work.
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"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the [B][I]RIGHT[/I][/B] of the people to keep and bear Arms, [B][I]SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED[/I][/B]."
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Unread 03-03-2013, 12:16 AM   #10
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All of the concepts on what driving lights are what a proper cutoff should be and the effects of light color all still apply. Good HID optics have proper cut-offs, The cheap one don't. DOT standards still suck compared to European.
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Unread 03-04-2013, 07:28 AM   #12
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How come hid's are out of the question?

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Unread 03-04-2013, 09:28 AM   #13
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How come hid's are out of the question?

Don't want to deal with a projector retrofit.
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-1996 Jeep Grand Cherokar 5.2L, donor and rainy day driver
-2004 Kawasaki KLR650 sunny day driver
[QUOTE=mudsweatNgearz;21162729]Leave em off and weld an I beam on. Bumperetts just scream homo.[/QUOTE]
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the [B][I]RIGHT[/I][/B] of the people to keep and bear Arms, [B][I]SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED[/I][/B]."
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Unread 03-04-2013, 10:36 AM   #14
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I bought mine from blackbirdlighting.com

They are pricey though so a cheaper route is the hella ecodes with an upgraded harness. Seems most everyone who goes that route loves them.
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Unread 03-04-2013, 12:42 PM   #15
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bosch e-codes and upgraded wiring

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