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Unread Yesterday, 12:27 PM   #1
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headlight upgrade

I'm looking to improve my weak headlights on my 06 wk. I have converted to h4 on my tj and really like it. So what are you guys using?

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High Beam

http://www.rallylights.com/all/light....html?cat=1987


Low Beam

http://www.rallylights.com/all/light....html?cat=1926

You will need to make some slight modification to the plastic part of the HIR bulbs....
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A headlamp relay harness will assist in giving you the best possible output from your bulbs, be they the stock ones or aftermarket.
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Saw some guys running the switchback LED lights in the turn signals.

Gives white light until you turn on the turn signal. Simple way of having more white light facing forward.
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A headlamp relay harness will assist in giving you the best possible output from your bulbs, be they the stock ones or aftermarket.
I'm assume you sell the one you are talking about. I will be looking for it.
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Oh yes, I have a very nice relay harness available.

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I'm assume you sell the one you are talking about. I will be looking for it.
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Oh yes, I have a very nice relay harness available.
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I'm assume you sell the one you are talking about. I will be looking for it.
Is this the same kind/type of relay harness (Putco/EAAutoWorks H4) I run on my XJ? If so, I highly recommend it (and need to also pick one up for my WK). My XJ was night and day diff.
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those who do run a harness, is it that much of a difference with a set of stock bulbs? or do you need to go with a silverstar or an upgraded bulb for the difference to be that significant?

also, i know the harness connects to the battery- but i ve seen and heard of harnesses running off the alternator for a higher power output?
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those who do run a harness, is it that much of a difference with a set of stock bulbs? or do you need to go with a silverstar or an upgraded bulb for the difference to be that significant?

also, i know the harness connects to the battery- but i ve seen and heard of harnesses running off the alternator for a higher power output?
I haven't installed a harness (yet) but I've run them on previous vehicles and they can make a huge difference. Voltage drop (or lack thereof) has an expodential effect on light output.

Also, don't waste your money on silverstar bulbs unless you get the real osram version. I'm sure it has been debated as much on this forum as every other auto forum I'm on, but the bottom line is the color and amount of light they put out combined with generally short lifespan and high cost is a waste of money. As mentioned get the HIR from Philips and you're good to go. Amazon had the origjnal (and to me best) high beam HIR for cheap a few weeks ago but not sure if they still have them.
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Look at Wagner for HIR Bulbs. They come in a generic "wagner" box but say Philips on the bulb. I replaced highs and lowes with the wagners ordered on Amazon for about $60 total. The difference is huge and they don't have that ricer look at all.
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