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post #1 of 12 Old 10-05-2013, 01:13 PM Thread Starter
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Offroading lights

I am looking for some help in choosing some light to go on top of my jeep for offroading. I am down to two different ones. Kevinsoffroad bar with 4 6" 130w lights or a 42" 240w 14400lm 80 leds flood/spot combo led light bar from eBay. Both are around the same price. Thanks for your fed back.

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post #3 of 12 Old 10-05-2013, 02:03 PM
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You're actually considering something other than the led light bar?!
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You're actually considering something other than the led light bar?!
that light bar has a cb antenna mount so if he wants a cb radio eventually he's got a good mounting spot.

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for wiring it. where do people normally run the wires? I have a sunroof but not running through that. don't want to drill a whole. any tips for running the line down the windshield and into the engine bay?

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for wiring it. where do people normally run the wires? I have a sunroof but not running through that. don't want to drill a whole. any tips for running the line down the windshield and into the engine bay?
That's what I did. There's a decent pocket along the side of the Windshield to run wires. I ran the ground to the rear hatch window iirc.
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Anyone done all four sides? a bar front, back, left and right?

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Nope, never been done.





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post #10 of 12 Old 10-06-2013, 04:03 PM
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You're actually considering something other than the led light bar?!
There is something about LED lighting that I personally really dont like. Even though some of those lamps and bars are incredibly bright they never seem to have to focus and depth of a good old halogen or HID in a well designed reflector... they always seem a bit, erm... uncontolled IMO......................so its just me then! Oh well just my 2 pence worth!

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There is something about LED lighting that I personally really dont like. Even though some of those lamps and bars are incredibly bright they never seem to have to focus and depth of a good old halogen or HID in a well designed reflector... they always seem a bit, erm... uncontolled IMO......................so its just me then! Oh well just my 2 pence worth!
Your right. If you want a light that shines a mile down the road then I would look at something else besides LED bars. I have 2 130w KC's up front for things in the distance.

But I think that if you want to light an even area with good distance than I like the LED bars I have. They are great for wheeling and light up everything.



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I can personally attest to gc's light output it's freaking amazing
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