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post #16 of 265 Old 08-07-2013, 03:44 PM
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Not sure of current regs ie last 5 years but Euro spec lights had different cut off on both high and low beam for height and the width of pattern was different. Also a Euro spec light would safely handle higher wattage bulbs. i miss 7" and 5 3/4" simple round headlights.
Euro spec has a Right hand drop because they drive in the opposite Sides of the road so they need the drop point of the cut off line to be lower on that side and it would be on the left side on our headlights in America which are left hand drop.

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post #17 of 265 Old 08-07-2013, 04:44 PM
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Euro spec has a Right hand drop because they drive in the opposite Sides of the road so they need the drop point of the cut off line to be lower on that side and it would be on the left side on our headlights in America which are left hand drop.
Only in UK. In Europe they drive on the same side of the road as the U and other right thinking countries.
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Only in UK. In Europe they drive on the same side of the road as the U and other right thinking countries.
I realize that but that's what euro spec is, I agree why change stuff just keep everything simple
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I realize that but that's what euro spec is, I agree why change stuff just keep everything simple
Euro spec headlights are far superior to our archaic headlights here in the US. US headlights regs havent been updated in decades. Remember sealed beam headlights. In Italy, France and Germany they drive on the same side of the road as we do. Only in Scotland, Wales, Ireland and England do they drive on the other side. Euro spec headlights can handle high beam bulbs that put out a 100 watts or more. US regs limit the wattage.
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post #20 of 265 Old 08-08-2013, 05:23 PM
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Tuxedoblack11 you got pm regarding the harness.
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post #21 of 265 Old 08-08-2013, 11:02 PM
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Euro spec headlights are far superior to our archaic headlights here in the US. US headlights regs havent been updated in decades. Remember sealed beam headlights. In Italy, France and Germany they drive on the same side of the road as we do. Only in Scotland, Wales, Ireland and England do they drive on the other side. Euro spec headlights can handle high beam bulbs that put out a 100 watts or more. US regs limit the wattage.
So how was I wrong? I said keep it simple by having all euro spec headlights.
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A member on here had a great question that I thought I would share with All of you. He asked if the if his 2011 GC would work with the 2014 LED headlights, the answer is yes! 2011 through 2014 all use the same headlight shape, it's just that 2011-2014 use regular halogen bowl style headlamps and in 2014 they switched to halogen projectors.
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post #23 of 265 Old 08-09-2013, 01:09 PM
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Lots of really good information here, OP knows what he is talking about.

LEDs are going to be for cosmetics, they don't have great light output. If your looking for output, HIDs are the best option

Sweet headlight mod! And I see ALOT of headlights!

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post #24 of 265 Old 08-10-2013, 03:38 PM
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Tuxedoblack11 how much for the harness.
I have a 2014 limited.
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post #25 of 265 Old 08-10-2013, 04:03 PM
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I 2011 and all they do is move the hole lot from left side of jeep & car to the right sided .
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post #26 of 265 Old 08-14-2013, 12:30 AM
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Tuxedoblack11 how much for the harness.
I have a 2014 limited.
Pm sent and there will be slight variation on each different model/trim with the halogen bowl headlights, halogen projectors, and stock oem hid's w/out the LED DRLs but all can be converted to the 2014's!
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If everything goes as planned I will be providing install pics this weekend. Can't wait to get em on and light those babies up!
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Attempted harness install today. Have to go back to the drawing board and make a few changes to the harness. Will reattempt in a few weeks .

Here is a few photos of mounting the harness although I had to take it out
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post #29 of 265 Old 08-17-2013, 07:51 PM
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Attempted harness install today. Have to go back to the drawing board and make a few changes to the harness. Will reattempt in a few weeks .

Here is a few photos of mounting the harness although I had to take it out
Sorry bro, I didn't know the jeeps pulse width modulated the DRL's on those headlights! But now we can incorporate that into the harness.
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Sorry bro, I didn't know the jeeps pulse width modulated the DRL's on those headlights! But now we can incorporate that into the harness.
Oh no prob man... I don't mind being the trial and error. I'm learning a lot, and kudos to you for the major help.
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