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post #1 of 42 Old 01-05-2011, 06:40 AM Thread Starter
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Upgraded My Head lights what a difference!

So for Christmas, I treated my self to some new headlights for the heep.

I opted for the Hella Driving Vision + lights from Quadratec for a $100.

These things are amazing. They light up the road on low beam for about 150ft further than stock. as far as high beam, forget about it they light up the sky like its day time. they also put out a great driving pattern, I haven't had anyone flash me saying that they were to bright, I swore that they would be, considering how bright I thought they were.

I think I'm going to get the IPF Fatboy Bulbs for them in a month or so and really light up the trails!

I highly recommend these lights


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post #2 of 42 Old 01-05-2011, 06:50 AM
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Good to know.The stock lights SUCK!
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post #3 of 42 Old 01-05-2011, 06:51 AM
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Are you talking about this....?
http://www.quadratec.com/products/97009_01.htm
I've been wanting to do something about this without mods. to the housing.

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Put in a link to what and where you got them. I'm going to be buying head lights soon and I would like to know thanks.

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post #5 of 42 Old 01-05-2011, 07:48 AM
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Are you talking about this....?
http://www.quadratec.com/products/97009_01.htm
I've been wanting to do something about this without mods. to the housing.
At that price, for another $20 you can have HIDs.
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At that price, for another $20 you can have HIDs.
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DDM tuning 55W HID kit

IPF Housings

Do a search for a thread titled "HIDs=wow" or something like that.
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post #8 of 42 Old 01-05-2011, 08:24 AM
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I ordered these http://www.rallylights.com/detail.aspx?ID=739 yesterday. I will let you guys know how they are when they come in. Anyone else used them? I am expecting a dramatic difference.
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post #9 of 42 Old 01-05-2011, 09:08 AM
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I ordered these http://www.rallylights.com/detail.aspx?ID=739 yesterday. I will let you guys know how they are when they come in. Anyone else used them? I am expecting a dramatic difference.
I just ordered those all well, what bulbs did you end up going with?
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I ordered the Hella 79562 E-codes, with standard 60/55 H4 bulb.
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Should be on my front porch this afternoon.

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post #11 of 42 Old 01-05-2011, 11:08 AM
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100/55w halogen for now. I want to see (literally) what they look like and might go bigger later. I dont do much night rally racing so I dont need the HID's. I would also not choose to rewire anything if it isnt necessary for the light kit.
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post #12 of 42 Old 01-05-2011, 11:28 AM
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DDM tuning 55W HID kit

IPF Housings

Do a search for a thread titled "HIDs=wow" or something like that.
I have this exact setup and cant imagine how anything could be better!!! Ive since put HID's in My other vehicles and my parents cars. Makes reflective signs and road markers super bright!!
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post #13 of 42 Old 01-05-2011, 02:03 PM
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E-codes or projectors and HID's pwn ;-) I have 'em in all 3 of my vehicles.

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Just worried that it will make my stock foglights look even weaker. Sure would be nice to upgrade those as well.
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E-codes or projectors and HID's pwn ;-) I have 'em in all 3 of my vehicles.
Wow. This from a "Quadratec Jeep parts expert". AND a firefighter.

HIDs in e-code housings are illegal, AND cause blinding glare to oncoming traffic. HIDs, DONE RIGHT, meaning in HID housings with correct aiming, are great. NONE of the cheap approaches to HID inn a TJ are "done right".

OP...
Hella ecodes with Hella bulb work very well, and the stock wiring will easily support 100/80 watt bulbs. Fatboys not needed and the fatboys are both far more expensive as well as having a shorter life.

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