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Unread 01-14-2013, 11:22 PM   #1
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LED Daytime Running Lights

Hi all, this being my first time on the Jeep Forum, I apologize if I'm breaking any kind of rule here, but to the best of my knowledge, I'm not. After searching around, I wasn't able to find any thread that specifically has what I'm looking for. I, like many others, envy the style of DRLs that Audi uses. I own an 06 Grand Cherokee Limited, and unfortunately, I don't have any kind of DRLs. Now, being a man who knows little about Jeeps, and honestly, cars in general, was wondering what my best course of action would be for my situation. I want to get some form of LED DRLs, but I'm on a pretty tight budget, so I don't know whats going to get me the best bang for my buck.

I was looking at whole knew headlights with LEDs and Angel eyes, but I have no idea how to begin to wire all of that or where to go to get that done. I was also looking at Angel Eye LED fog lights, which could dually serve as DRLs? I apologize if none of this makes any sense or if I am talking complete rubbish here, but from my understanding, these are basically my options, unless I get some kind of light strip (which doesn't seem to work very well?). Also, how difficult would it be to replace the foglights or headlights for a complete novice like myself?

Any help would be greatly appreciated, and again, I apologize for my lack of knowledge.


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Unread 01-15-2013, 12:05 AM   #2
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Aftermarket LED DRLs almost all look like ricey crap that you would find on a poorly modded Honda, that especially goes for the WK options available. The only way to do it right is custom, and that doesn't sound like what you're looking for.
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Unread 01-15-2013, 12:40 AM   #3
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You could always have DRL's turned on from a dealership via starscan...
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Unread 01-15-2013, 02:16 AM   #4
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Take a look at Omelet's build thread. He has some custom led head lights.

That's probably too involved for you but it will show you how nice it looks.
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