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Unread 12-17-2010, 03:58 PM   #1
jakevisscher
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Best Auxiliary Lights?

I am looking to mount lights on the lower brackets of my windshield and was interested to see what the opinion on lights are out there. I am looking at everything from KC SlimLites, Hellas, Deltas and IPF. I heard the IPF stoneguards reduce glare and are an all around good light. also does watts matter much and I beleive I would want a long range beam or Driving beams seeing how I already have fog lights on my bumper. All comment and suggestions would be great. Thanks Guys.

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Unread 12-17-2010, 04:03 PM   #2
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Everyone usually agrees that the topic itself is relative to how much money you're willing to spend, but usually really good things are said about Lightforce.
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Unread 12-17-2010, 04:04 PM   #3
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Any idea on how much your willing to spend? And if your going to put lights on your windshield I would recommend spot lights. Fogs glare allot and it dosent hurt being able to see way out when going at a faster pace.
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Unread 12-17-2010, 04:06 PM   #4
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Lightforce makes the best lights, hands down. Bright, durable, flexible, adjustable. You can adjust the beam pattern and lenses depending on your needs. They be rather expensive though.
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Unread 12-17-2010, 04:06 PM   #5
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Im willing t spend 200 to 250 if need be thats including the 35 dollar KC windshield mount brackets from Quadratec.
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Unread 12-17-2010, 04:13 PM   #6
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Pretty sure that's not going to buy a single Lightforce light, so you'd be better off sticking with KC or Hella at that price range IMO.
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Unread 12-17-2010, 04:19 PM   #7
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Ive only had Deltas and KCs. Id put KCs ahead of delta in quality.
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Unread 12-18-2010, 01:08 PM   #8
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I have the KC slim lights and would not hesitate to do it again. my $.02
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Unread 02-14-2011, 06:47 PM   #9
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i found two auxilary lighting kits around the same price. one is the ipf 968 series and the other is tha kc 631 daylighter. which is best? will they both fit in regular mounting brackets for my lower windshield bracket? i already have ipf housings with hids on my headlights and like them but many people have kc's. would really appreciate some help. Thanks in advance.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 06:57 PM   #10
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Even the best aux. lights are relativly fragile. Which is why I prefer to buy good quality lights that arn't too expensive. I have always found KC lights to be the best compromise of $$ and quality/performance. I'm not a desert racer, just a guy who like to wheel hunt and fish. So 130w pencil beams that let me see 0.3 mile ahead arn't of much value to me.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 07:19 PM   #11
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Lightforce 140 Lance and 170 Striker can be had for under $300. They are not fragile. Have you seen the video of them being hit with baseball bat and shot with a shotgun?
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Unread 02-14-2011, 07:24 PM   #12
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kc daylighters for 100 bucks ftw
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Unread 02-14-2011, 07:32 PM   #13
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I have some walmart 6" KC knockoff lights that were given to me and I converted them to HID with a DDM kit and they shine brighter than any halogen will and can be have for about 60 bucks.

For comparison, my brother has a 4 light light bar on his tacoma with some Harbor freight 6" converted to HID's in the middle and 130w slimlites on the outsides and the KC's are barely noticeable when the HID's are on.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 07:37 PM   #14
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i got the harbor freight lights, they are bright enough for me. i dont spend 100 bucks and more a pair anymore after getting 4 ripped off by vines and other various things that seem to like to snag the lights while driving through the woods.
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