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post #1 of 11 Old 02-24-2013, 11:59 AM Thread Starter
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Looking for help choosing offroad lights. Chrome preferred.

I'm currently running 2 pairs of Pilot 6" 100W chrome halogen lamps. These are completely rusted out and I want to do a total replacement. What is hot on the market now? Halogen just isn't cutting it. Is it all HID all the way? Is LED worth it's salt? I assume the 18W LED utility lamps at Tractor Supply won't do the job. What am I looking for in power output and bulb selection?

The driving factor here is the style of lamp housing. There are a lot of new lighting products on the market now, but they're all mostly plastic. I built my own bumper and really designed it to hold a 6" lamp. I'm in love with the chrome or maybe even glossy black. I'm not a fan of square plastic. My XJ just won't look good without the extra chrome. Any plastic will ruin my theme.

I would like to keep this project under $300. Any suggestions?


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post #2 of 11 Old 02-25-2013, 10:08 AM
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Read and research before asking. Google is your friendo.

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post #3 of 11 Old 02-25-2013, 11:09 AM
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Rigid or any LED

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post #4 of 11 Old 02-25-2013, 05:06 PM Thread Starter
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Read and research before asking. Google is your friendo.
Yeah thanks. I'm looking for opinions on lights...not to be razzed about asking serious questions to a respectable community. I've researched for a couple months now and I'm a little overwhelmed with conflicting results. Just looking for anything I haven't heard of yet...

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post #5 of 11 Old 02-26-2013, 01:52 AM
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Although not chrome these Rugged Ridge HIDs are very bright and the price is right too. I ran four of them on my previous Jeep (avatar) for quite a while and never had a problem with them.
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post #6 of 11 Old 02-26-2013, 06:38 PM Thread Starter
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Although not chrome these Rugged Ridge HIDs are very bright and the price is right too. I ran four of them on my previous Jeep (avatar) for quite a while and never had a problem with them.
I think I saw an email from quadratec advertising free shipping on those too! I'll have to check them out. Thanks.

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post #7 of 11 Old 04-10-2013, 02:50 PM
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Well, right now, LED & HID are both a pretty big deal. HID is definitely gonna be less expensive and weigh less than LED.
However, with LED, you get more light with less amps being drawn.
I have two 7" spot HID's on my Jeep and they work beautifully.
I get all my lights from Lazer Star. I just googled them so I could include a link for you, and came accross a sale on woot.com you might be interested in??

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post #8 of 11 Old 04-10-2013, 02:54 PM
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check out sewardoffroad.com they have leds at a great price they are made in america and have a lifetime warranty. i just bought two light pods from them i talked to jake he is a great guy and they are all jeep enthusiast.
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post #9 of 11 Old 04-11-2013, 05:02 PM
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check out sewardoffroad.com they have leds at a great price they are made in america and have a lifetime warranty. i just bought two light pods from them i talked to jake he is a great guy and they are all jeep enthusiast.
Assembled. Key point.

The housings are pretty much identical to Hanma.
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post #10 of 11 Old 04-13-2013, 05:14 PM
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they do all the engeenering on them
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post #11 of 11 Old 04-14-2013, 09:45 PM
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I have 2 pair of Rigid duallys LED on the front of my logging truck. they are a small light but are incredibly bright.
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