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Unread 03-05-2008, 03:22 PM   #1
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Best headlight upgrade for a TJ that does not require new wire upgrade?

I have read all of the recent posts about how awsome the IPF lights and fatboy bulbs are but then on top of that 150 you have to upgrade the wires foranother 100 so what is the best upgrade for headlights that does not require a wireing upgrade as well.

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Unread 03-05-2008, 03:25 PM   #2
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Hella Vision Plus conversion headlamps. I should be receiving mine in a couple days.

Here's JP Magazine's review on aftermarket TJ headlights.
http://www.jpmagazine.com/techarticl...out/index.html
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Unread 03-05-2008, 03:26 PM   #3
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Hella H-4s and a good quality H-4 bulb. ~$75 including shipping from fleabay and they drop right in.

Use a stock wattage bulb and the light increase is significant with no additional wattage draw. The increase is due to better beam pattern and focus not just throwing more light down the road.
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Unread 03-05-2008, 03:37 PM   #4
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Anyone have a link to purchase these
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i have the deltas and love them!
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Unread 03-05-2008, 04:51 PM   #6
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I have read all of the recent posts about how awsome the IPF lights and fatboy bulbs are but then on top of that 150 you have to upgrade the wires foranother 100 so what is the best upgrade for headlights that does not require a wireing upgrade as well.

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While the wiring upgrade is a nice touch, its by no means required for the IPF conversion. I've been running them for well over a year with no issues. Looks, however, like the price went up as I believe I bought them for $130 shipped from Northridge back when I upgraded.
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i have the deltas and love them!
Which model? You love them because...?
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Unread 03-05-2008, 05:07 PM   #8
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Yet another plug for Roundeyes!

Roundeyes™ introduces a night vision upgrade for the Jeep® owner. Conversion headlamps are designed to replace your OEM issued sealed beam headlights providing you with a much safer night time driving experience.

If you have a hard time seeing clearly at night with your stock dim yellow headlights, this upgrade is what you need. Roundeyes™ conversion headlamps will provide you with a whiter and brighter light output allowing you better vision in the fog, rain, snow, and night time driving conditions.

- 60% brighter than conventional sealed beam headlamps
- H4 60/55 watt bulbs are replaceable
- Die-cast aluminum housing with a complex multi surface reflector that produces a wider beam pattern
- Unbreakable clear polycarbonate lens
- Gortex® breather allows heat to escape while keeping moisture out of the lamp assembly
- Lamp assembly can handle off-road bulbs up to 130 watts
- Easy drop fit installation with no additional wiring needed

Simply unscrew the headlamp bezel, remove and unplug your old sealed beam headlamp and replace them with these. It's that easy!

This street legal DOT approved/SAE certified set includes two complete headlamp assemblies with bulbs already installed, ready to plug into your vehicle.
The best safety upgrade for you and your family!

We can not remove or exchange the DOT approved bulbs for this kit. Higher wattage bulbs are sold separately and are for off-road use only. To be installed by the customer. See "Auxiliary Bulbs" in the main menu.

Does not fit Jeep Liberty.

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Price:$ 109.00 / pair
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Unread 03-05-2008, 05:14 PM   #9
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X2 on trombino's experience. I run the IPF/Fatboy combo with stock 99 TJ wiring and they work GREAT.
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I don't know what the big deal is with IPF's and fatboys, I installed Delta's with Silverstars and am quite happy with them (at a lower cost might I add).

http://www.quadratec.com/products/97009_111.htm
with Silverstars from my local auto parts store is good, I have had many compliments on the set-up in the California Deserts.
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Has anyone tried these?

http://www.quadratec.com/products/97009_300.htm
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Unread 03-05-2008, 06:12 PM   #12
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X2 on trombino's experience. I run the IPF/Fatboy combo with stock 99 TJ wiring and they work GREAT.
x3 Big difference over stock w/IPF/Fatboys
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Rampage h4
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Unread 03-05-2008, 06:51 PM   #14
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Silverstars are a VAST improvment over stock. They really are extremely bright. Looks more like aircraft lighting (which I have experiance with) than automobile lighting.
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you dont have to upgrading the wirings for the IPF kit, i didnt, and i get flashed very now and then even with them aimed properly
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