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post #1 of 12 Old 02-07-2018, 11:12 AM Thread Starter
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So auxillary lights...

Haven't been paying much attention of what is out there and had one of my stock lights break end of last season. What is a good replacement? I started looking at picking up a used one and the prices being asked are insane. So time to look aftermarket.
Not looking for super pricey but something decent middle of the road.

Prefer if it will fit in the existing locations, and not necessarily looking for a light bar (not opposed just haven't thought about it much and with the winch bar it might get in the way of mounting it so it would have to be small).


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post #2 of 12 Old 02-07-2018, 02:32 PM
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I always go with Hella 500 for around $80.
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I was keeping them in mind but wanted to see if anything else has creeped in

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Be careful that what you pick is certified for on road use.

Many off road lights aren’t and in many states running them while on a public road is an infraction.

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Are you talking about auxiliary lights or regular headlights?

Years ago I got to set of KCs and those things can take a beating from hell. I got a $20 set of LEDs from Amazon my kid hit a tree head-on and almost 45 miles an hour right on the lights and didn't even scratch them.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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I also have a set of Hella's.
been on the jeep for over 6 years, drove from CT to FL, been off roading and water forging with no issues. Even hit a deer and been in a fender bender that tilted up the front tube bumper, no damage to the lights. VERRY happy with them

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Are you talking about auxiliary lights or regular headlights?

Years ago I got to set of KCs and those things can take a beating from hell. I got a $20 set of LEDs from Amazon my kid hit a tree head-on and almost 45 miles an hour right on the lights and didn't even scratch them.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Auxilary (like the title says )

I was also interested in KC HiLites but from what I have read you can't take off the protective grill which kind of sucks to me.

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Auxilary (like the title says )

I was also interested in KC HiLites but from what I have read you can't take off the protective grill which kind of sucks to me.
You can take the "protective" grills off mine. Over the years my protective grills have been damaged but no damage to the lights. I would consider them almost more of a decorative grill than protective grill. My grills are plastic but it is the lights that are extremely tough.

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You can take the "protective" grills off mine. Over the years my protective grills have been damaged but no damage to the lights. I would consider them almost more of a decorative grill than protective grill. My grills are plastic but it is the lights that are extremely tough.
Ah this was based on a review on Amazon I saw. Maybe it is specific ones

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Your stock lights are street legal aux/fog lights. Is that what you want, or something brighter for offroad?

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Your stock lights are street legal aux/fog lights. Is that what you want, or something brighter for offroad?
Prefer something street legal, I don't usually wheel at night (maybe once a year max) so no real requirement for stupid bright.

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I got a good deal on these Warn 3.5" fog lights. They also come in a 6.5"; and you can always upgrade the bulb if you want them brighter.
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