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southernss 10-02-2010 09:14 PM

kc headlight
 
just looking for some feedback. is anyone running the the new kc headlights yet.

Feature Products Headlight Jeep Tj KC HiLiTES: Auxiliary Lighting, HID Off Road Lights, Fog Lights, Driving Lights, Light Bars, Wiring Accessories

cvisinho 02-05-2011 07:32 AM

bumping this for info as well

TimV 02-05-2011 07:54 AM

I put mine in about a month ago. Seem to be a much nicer pattern than the stock lights I had. However, I am not using the bulbs that came with them. I have a set of 90w low, 100w high beam bulbs in mine. I already had the bulbs laying around, so I figured I would put them in. The quality is very nice for my initial impression. Very solid, and actually much lighter than the sealed beams. LCoG!

BlueFlame 02-05-2011 12:28 PM

You can buy the same lights on eBay for $25....

example
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/65-78...Q5fAccessories

03GoldTJ 02-05-2011 01:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BlueFlame (Post 10922268)
You can buy the same lights on eBay for $25....

example
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/65-78...Q5fAccessories

But these don't have the cool glow-in-the dark KC logo,however!

2006_Sport 02-05-2011 01:23 PM

The only issue I would have with these is the poly carbonate housings (lexan). Plastic usually yellows out over time which reduces light output. Only time will tell though.

I ended up with Delta Quadbar hyperwhite xenons, 110 bucks and they have glass housings and look better IMO. I've had em for a year and am very happy.

monkeee2002 02-05-2011 01:24 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BlueFlame (Post 10922268)
You can buy the same lights on eBay for $25....

example
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/65-78...Q5fAccessories

Those aren't the same lights. I've tried those you linked before - they're just shiney junk. After a few months I noticed rust on the reflector. That little blue light looks super cheap when you turn it on, and the blue finish on the little bulb fades after a while, leaving you with a nasty color that is neither blue nor green, but rather an entirely new color of light bluish-brown.

I put the KC's on my TJ last fall; I like the way they look, but for $100, I was expecting them to be brighter.
...I'll have to look into upgrading the bulbs as Tim mentioned...

Best4x4 02-05-2011 01:24 PM

Those Ebay wonders = CRAP and the quality is HORRIBLE and as the saying goes you get what you pay for!



I found these at a local 18wheeler shop and the quality is excellent! They've got glass lens, a metal reflector, and an excellent waterproof seal at the back and they cost $37.00 each.

http://www.empirechromeshop.com/wolt...06&size=medium

jdub36 02-05-2011 01:37 PM

I have had the Kc's for awhile now. They are ok, much better than stock but i am sure if you do some searching you could find some housings and pick a better bulb. I just ordered them because i have two other sets of KC's and i really like them.

Maverickxeo 02-05-2011 01:54 PM

I have a set of the ebay lights... better than stock lighting; although they could be better. I replaced the lights with H4 silverstars and they are much better; although they are still not the best. I couldnt see spending much more on them. The high beams though are WAY too bright up close; but thats fine, the lows are good enough; and the highs could work well when night wheeling.

redo4x 02-05-2011 03:41 PM

I got a set of them for christmas. Much better than stock. I can actually tell the difference between low and high beams now. Just running the bulbs that come with them for now. I will probably get some silverstars for them later.
Don't have a closeup picture of them yet.
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...TcxOS5qcGc.jpg


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