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post #1 of 11 Old 10-02-2010, 09:14 PM Thread Starter
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kc headlight

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

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post #2 of 11 Old 02-05-2011, 07:32 AM
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bumping this for info as well
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post #3 of 11 Old 02-05-2011, 07:54 AM
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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!

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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!
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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.
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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...

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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.


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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.
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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.
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post #11 of 11 Old 02-05-2011, 03:41 PM
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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.

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