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post #91 of 107 Old 02-24-2009, 04:15 AM
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The fog lights on '08 X are great, I couldn't believe how much they helped the first time I used them.

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post #92 of 107 Old 02-24-2009, 04:45 AM
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Can you override the fogs going off when the high beams come on? I did this on my truck and it made a huge difference. Do the fogs feed off of the power going to the lows and not the highs? I spliced in power from the parking lights to in my truck and now have fogs any time the parking lights are on. If somone will tell me how this is set up on the new JKs, I would be glad to experiment. Wire colors would be helpfull.

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post #93 of 107 Old 02-24-2009, 06:05 AM
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Phillips Visionplus +80 H13 from SUV Lights dot com.
Hilldweller,
Its a simple plug in and a nice upgrade?


Chuck45,
With the adaptors from Ford, is it just a matter of plugging one into the other?
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post #94 of 107 Old 02-24-2009, 06:16 AM
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Hilldweller,
Its a simple plug in and a nice upgrade?


Chuck45,
With the adaptors from Ford, is it just a matter of plugging one into the other?

check out the link in my sig. i did a write up on the install of the vision plus lamps (along with other mods i've done). it should be within the first 20 posts or so.

they are definitely worth the $80...


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post #95 of 107 Old 02-24-2009, 06:28 AM
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I found the stock headlight/foglight combo weak. Yesterday had them both replaced with Cat Eye HID. A bit expensive. The light is very white, and made my 130 Watt KC's appear yellow. The HID's improved up close visibility significantly, and long distance somewhat, but maybe they need to be adjusted up a bit. Although distance is where the KC's come in handy.

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post #96 of 107 Old 02-24-2009, 06:57 AM
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Hilldweller,
Its a simple plug in and a nice upgrade?
Take out old bulb, put in new bulb.

It was posted elsewhere in the thread but, a little background knowledge is always good. Read up here about automobile lighting.
http://www.danielsternlighting.com/
Take your time and go through the various categories.

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post #97 of 107 Old 02-24-2009, 09:09 AM
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that is funny and it is so true

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The lights in my JK are a lot better than the lights on my CJ !!!!
show off !!!!!!

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post #99 of 107 Old 05-22-2010, 11:26 AM
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Just got done installing this from Susquehanna MotorSports. Install was easy, didnt know what to expect going into it. Hardest parts were taking out battery(dont have the little handle to attach to it) and putting retainer rings back on with only two hands.

Gotta wait till tonight to do a comparisons and aim them though i don't know how much if at all I will have to aim.

Routing was easy and used a few zip ties to secure everything together.

If anyone wants pictures Ill gladly take some and put them up.

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post #100 of 107 Old 05-23-2010, 12:50 AM
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Hella 002395301 - Hella Vision Plus Conversion Headlights - Overview - SummitRacing.com

Just a quick FYI here is the same kit for less than $50.
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Not the same kit, your "kit" is just the housings and the bulb.
Rallyliights built relays and all the wiring to allow the new H4 bulbs to receive the power from the battery they are supposed to get rather than trying to pull H4 power through H13 wiring.

for 200$ your getting two housings two bulbs and the wiring to do it right. Now if you know how to do the wiring of the relays and harnesses etc and build it yourself and you could probably do it for cheap, I do not.

Here is some pictures of it:






And the result, (about 30-40 feet away, Think my height is good...Looks a little high but the garage sits slightly higher then the drive and the drive sits about 3 feet higher than the neighbors garage.


And who needs a campfire anymore, can roast marshmallows right on the headlights! DUAL purpose!

Very happy with the results

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post #102 of 107 Old 05-23-2010, 01:56 PM
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Hi there. First off, it isnt "my" kit. Second, I didnt realize what all the other one came with. Glad you are happy with the result though! Thanks.
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Its says not for use with DRLs. How do you go about disabling them?
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post #104 of 107 Old 05-23-2010, 02:07 PM
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Its says not for use with DRLs. How do you go about disabling them?
Just meant as to the kit you shown, yes very happy with them.

We don't have daytime running lights so unless you have them...

other then i do drive with my headlights and fogs on all the time,probably wont anymore with these puppies.
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I am upgrading mine to IPF4 headlights...

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