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Unread 05-21-2011, 04:48 AM   #1
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maybe im crazy but ive searched the forum and cant seem to find anything on what i need to put these led headlights in. i just aquired a set but was wondering if anyone had pics of the back of lights to see if the wiring connections are the same. and if im going to run anything in between lights and wiring or if its just a quick connection. thanks guys just cant pass up these lights.

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Unread 05-21-2011, 01:28 PM   #2
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Led or hid? I haven't seen the led ones. The hid ones just plug in, but you should upgrade the wiring and add relays.
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Unread 05-21-2011, 02:29 PM   #3
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yeah got some led ones like the ones in the hmmwv i think it has the hmmvw connections but its a 12v instead of 24v. i heard something about a fuse or relay in between them and the wiring but not sure. these are headlights from truck-light see if i can get some pics up of them
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Unread 05-21-2011, 03:13 PM   #4
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I saw some LEDs on ebay. Five diodes / light. Curious to see how they perform.
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Unread 05-21-2011, 03:36 PM   #5
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Look here for the relay thread http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/he...t-mods-686559/
I have the hid's and did the relays. I'd like to see the led's.
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Unread 05-21-2011, 05:30 PM   #6
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Aren't LED headlights only for show? They don't really work to light up the road from what I have read and are totally not street legal.

If you mean HID, then see the page on relays: wiring for lights - JeepForum.com
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Unread 05-21-2011, 09:34 PM   #7
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im pretty sure they are legal and boy are they bright. thats whats on all the hmmwv's these days they got rid of the sealed bulbs and switched everything to the truck-light led's. the spotlights are even the led floodlights and you do not want to stand infront of those when they get turned on. you wont see for a while. truck-light has a section for military on their site, and boy i wish i could get ahold of some of those floodlights.http://www.truck-lite.com/webapp/wcs...0857&langId=-1
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Unread 05-21-2011, 09:35 PM   #8
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thanks cjjunk going through the other thread now.
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24 volt? Requires two batteries? Had to ask.
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Unread 05-22-2011, 06:03 AM   #10
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Interesting thread. I would like some brighter bulbs for my 81 CJ, but am not interested in a major overhaul, relays, etc.. Don't really have the skills or time to invest at the moment. Are there any good "plug and play" bulbs that would work as replacements for my factory style bulbs? Just looking for something brighter that will plug in and not need other upgrades, second battery, etc..
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I looked on the site and it said 24 volt operation. You may need to get a module with the lamps. Although it also says 60% less power consumption, so I wonder if you would need to do the relays and upgraded wiring (it won't hurt to do anyway).
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I've seen some LED headlights in the 4WDH catalog. They were DOT approved if I remember right. They were pricey though, $800 or so for them.

Without pics, it'd be hard to tell how they connect. As long as they aren't the 24v ones, shouldn't be too bad.
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Interesting thread. I would like some brighter bulbs for my 81 CJ, but am not interested in a major overhaul, relays, etc.. Don't really have the skills or time to invest at the moment. Are there any good "plug and play" bulbs that would work as replacements for my factory style bulbs? Just looking for something brighter that will plug in and not need other upgrades, second battery, etc..
No there isn't. Do the wiring upgrade first and you will see an improvement with just your stock bulbs. If you own a cj, its time to start learning some "skills".
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Unread 05-23-2011, 01:41 AM   #14
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well the truck-light site sells both 12v led headlights and 24v for military. they should be the truck-lights that are on 4wd going for 270
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Unread 05-23-2011, 01:42 AM   #15
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im at work now but will take some pics of the ones i have hope to have them up this afternoon
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