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post #1 of 24 Old 05-15-2013, 09:24 AM Thread Starter
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Halo lights and fog lights

Does anyone have these for their 2003 WJ Jeep Grand Cherokee I want to get them and want done feed back for it!!

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post #2 of 24 Old 05-16-2013, 10:38 AM
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There are a ton of members with those headlights, me included. I'm quite happy with them, though I could do without the halos. FYI, there are two versions of those available (aside from color scheme). One has LED halos and one has CFL halos. If you want the halos to be seen in daylight, pay the extra for the CFLs. The LEDs are only visible when it's dark enough that you should have your headlights on anyway, at which point they're drowned out.


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There are a ton of members with those headlights, me included. I'm quite happy with them, though I could do without the halos. FYI, there are two versions of those available (aside from color scheme). One has LED halos and one has CFL halos. If you want the halos to be seen in daylight, pay the extra for the CFLs. The LEDs are only visible when it's dark enough that you should have your headlights on anyway, at which point they're drowned out.
Which do u have ?

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I've got the CCFL on mine ...

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I've got the CCFL on mine ...
Where did u but them and how much did it cost u

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I'm running a set of eBay projectors retrofitted with Morimoto D2S bi-xenon projectors with some Philips 85122 bulbs. Took out the blue LEDs and swapped them for 194 amber bulbs. Great mod and don't look gaudy.

If anyone is interested I have an old set of the same headlights fitted with TSX projectors up for grabs. Show some wear, but I'll make someone a good deal.
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Where did u but them and how much did it cost u
eBay .... around $150. I slapped a bead of silicone around the housing just in case.

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Which do u have ?
LED. I didn't realize there were two versions until after I purchased and installed mine, or I would have sprung for the CFLs. Just figured I'd pass on the word I wish I'd gotten before I bought mine. I think mine were $15-25 cheaper at the time.
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I mean for the day time their not gonna be on anyway so should I just go with those ? I the auto setting

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What Brand are those? I like them!
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I mean for the day time their not gonna be on anyway so should I just go with those ? I the auto setting
Up to you. I have my 6 side LEDs setup to be on anytime the ignition is turned on, and I would do the same for the halos if they were bright enough to be seen.

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Spyder.
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Ok so right now with the ones I posted In the thread already they would not be able to be seen in the day time correct??

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Those are pretty fcukin sweet! My headlights are shot anyways... Might need to snag a set. Can someone post a link for where tou all got yours? Are they traditional projectors with ballasts and all or what?
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Ok so right now with the ones I posted In the thread already they would not be able to be seen in the day time correct??
The two versions look almost identical so it's hard to say, but based on the has marks in the halo, I'd say those are the LED ones, in which case yes, that's correct.

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Those are pretty fcukin sweet! My headlights are shot anyways... Might need to snag a set. Can someone post a link for where tou all got yours? Are they traditional projectors with ballasts and all or what?
I just got mine on eBay. I'm assuming most people go that route. These are halogen projectors, so they are not made to HID which is what a ballast would be used for. As is being discussed currently in another thread, they sometimes ARE sold with an HID kit, and they do a relatively decent job of not blinding oncoming drivers, but they are still designed for and function better with halogen bulbs. HIRs are a good alternative (search amazon, 9011) for most of the output of HIDs without the need for an HID specific housing (which requires a spendy and skilled retrofit).
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There are a ton of members with those headlights, me included. I'm quite happy with them, though I could do without the halos. FYI, there are two versions of those available (aside from color scheme). One has LED halos and one has CFL halos. If you want the halos to be seen in daylight, pay the extra for the CFLs. The LEDs are only visible when it's dark enough that you should have your headlights on anyway, at which point they're drowned out.
So should I get these instead?
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