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post #2176 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 09:07 AM
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When there's a torrential downpour and the sky is black, I am very thankful for all 600w of lighting on my xj. It really cuts through well when the factory headlamp bulbs and cheap wiring would leave you in lack of adequate lighting.


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post #2177 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 09:11 AM Thread Starter
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When there's a torrential downpour and the sky is black, I am very thankful for all 600w of lighting on my xj. It really cuts through well when the factory headlamp bulbs and cheap wiring would leave you in lack of adequate lighting.
But that still falls into the 1% area. Trust me I love light and they look bad ***. But at some point it becomes excessive.

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post #2178 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 09:11 AM
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Got my 8k winch and iceland bumper on finally ,everything hooked up including lights,just got some tweaking to do to get bumper a little higher so that it's right below headlight assembly but at least it's on
Let me know how that rough country winch works thinking about getting one.

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post #2179 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 09:28 AM
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It's kinda mall crawling if you ask me. It's not like these guys desert race at night and need to see crazy far. It's just dick measuring IMO. I still think they look cool as hell but pointless unless you NEED it.

I have never night raced in the desert so I have no experience with this, but I would think it would be one of the few legitimate uses for these lights.
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post #2180 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 10:32 AM
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It's kinda mall crawling if you ask me. It's not like these guys desert race at night and need to see crazy far. It's just dick measuring IMO. I still think they look cool as hell but pointless unless you NEED it.

i always tend to go wheelin at night.. so i got my roof lights... but i also NEED to see the whole road when im driving my eyes are bad at night...thats why my windshield is tinted so the on coming traffic's lights dont blind me

also why i have my HIDs so i dont have to use my highbeams 24/7

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post #2181 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 11:00 AM
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post #2182 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 12:46 PM
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i always tend to go wheelin at night.. so i got my roof lights...
So how you you keep from blinding everyone on the trail with you?

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but i also NEED to see the whole road when im driving my eyes are bad at night...thats why my windshield is tinted so the on coming traffic's lights dont blind me

also why i have my HIDs so i dont have to use my highbeams 24/7
You can't see at night and lights from other vehicles bother you, but you don't have a problem blinding the drivers of on coming vehicles?
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post #2183 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 12:58 PM
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So how you you keep from blinding everyone on the trail with you?
when me and a buddy had lights on our jeeps we ran them on separate circuits. the lead jeep had all 4 on. the following jeep only had the outside 2 on. the inside 2 are pointed straight ahead and the outside 2 are pointed about 30-40* from center

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post #2184 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 12:59 PM
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rotated and scrubbed my wheels (my car wash sucks), reaimed my headlights finally, and ordered new rear hatch shocks and ball studs cause 1 stud broke and chewed up my roof and hatch

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post #2185 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 01:18 PM
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put on my Jeepforum.com sticker, washed it, and changed the oil/oil filter.
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post #2186 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 01:22 PM
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I know Jeepers like to add all these extra lights to their rig, but I don't see the point.... they are totally worthless 99 percent of the time. You usually cannot drive on pavement with them on, and trying to night wheel with them doesn't do anything except blind everyone on the trails, so basically, the only time you can use them is for poser photos?
I have had my lightbar for like 2 weeks and I use it all the time! Not just for photos... used it 4 a few midnight snowboarding sessions, a late night b-ball session, a bunch on backcountry roads to get to and from places to ride, and I'm sure Il use it a ton on my upcoming trip out west... Think what you want but I bought mine to USE it, not for poser photos...

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post #2187 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 02:01 PM Thread Starter
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i always tend to go wheelin at night.. so i got my roof lights... but i also NEED to see the whole road when im driving my eyes are bad at night...thats why my windshield is tinted so the on coming traffic's lights dont blind me

also why i have my HIDs so i dont have to use my highbeams 24/7
Is this legal?

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post #2188 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 02:45 PM
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Got my oil changed today plus showed off jeep at dealership i bought it from,they say they dont see too many lifted wj's so they were all out taking pictures of it,they really liked it so i guess i did ok,checked mpg's on the way home and was getting 16.7 on the 25 mile trip home,i can deal with that
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post #2189 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 04:34 PM
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post #2190 of 41419 Old 03-22-2011, 05:15 PM
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Not today, but I pulled a 04 Chevy on 46" military tires out of a hole this past weekend, and felt quite victorious out of the whole deal lol, here's a pic for proof

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