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View Poll Results: Which lights would YOU choose?
PIAA 164 37.61%
IPF 23 5.28%
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Old 11-15-2008, 03:05 PM   #43
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Give ipf a try ,very good quality and durable
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Old 11-15-2008, 05:11 PM   #45
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You need the HID kit...(bulbs,balasts,mounting brackets) and a drill to make the hole to fit the bulb into the housing. I dont wanna hijack the thread shoot me a PM if you have any more questions.
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Old 11-17-2008, 01:32 PM   #46
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Definitely PIAA, especially if you're worried about light output. Usually alittle more expensive than most others, but worth it.
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Old 11-17-2008, 01:54 PM   #47
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The Hellas are alright for the price, but The lenses cracked on both of mine.
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Old 11-28-2008, 10:20 AM   #48
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what about kc... And whats the candle power on ur lights.... Im thinkin about the daylighters, There 300,000 a piece
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Old 11-28-2008, 12:08 PM   #49
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KC has come out with some sick products recently. They have some 70 watt HIDs that were on A LOT of rigs at the Baja this year. Definitely pricey at $1000 per pair, but they offer discounts to racers.

I was really impressed with their other offerings as well. I've always seen their lights and light covers on the "driven down the tacky isle with the crap magnet on" type of trucks, but their stuff as of late is definitely worth consideration.
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Old 12-22-2008, 09:03 PM   #50
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saw a 1990ish windstar with the 7 inch lightforces mounted straight to the bumper. made me take a second look, then laugh.
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Old 01-06-2009, 05:18 PM   #51
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I have a set of IPF 968s and a set of Lightforce 170 Strikers. While there is no doubt the Lightforce lights are superior, there is a lot to be said for the IPFs. They throw a nice, long beam, and with the hybrid reflector design, they create a short halo and work as fog lights at the same time. IMO, the reflector design in the IPF accomplishes this task better than the clip-on Lightforce combo filter. They come with a solid wiring harness, plus 55w and 100w bulbs for a little over $100. As much as I love the Lightforce lights, I would buy IPF again simply based on the cost-to-performance ratio.

Another thing to consider about the Lightforce lights is that they come with high-wattage bulbs. Even the smallest set they sell (140s) comes with a 75W bulb. So, if street use is an issue, you will have to consider purchasing lower-wattage bulbs...if you go that route. But, if you just want an off-road light that weighs next to nothing, is indestructable and throws a large amount of light, Lightforce is what you want to pay for.
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Old 01-06-2009, 05:22 PM   #52
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I have a set of IPF 968s and a set of Lightforce 170 Strikers. While there is no doubt the Lightforce lights are superior, there is a lot to be said for the IPFs. They throw a nice, long beam, and with the hybrid reflector design, they create a short halo and work as fog lights at the same time. IMO, the reflector design in the IPF accomplishes this task better than the clip-on Lightforce combo filter. They come with a solid wiring harness, plus 55w and 100w bulbs. As much as I love the Lightforce lights, I would buy IPF again simply based on the cost-to-performance ratio.

Another thing to consider about the Lightforce lights is that they come with high-wattage bulbs. Even the smallest set they sell (140s) comes with a 75W bulb. So, if street use is an issue, you will have to consider purchasing lower-wattage bulbs...if you go that route. But, if you just want an off-road light that weighs next to nothing, is indestructable and throws a large amount of light, Lightforce is what you want to pay for.
Thanks for that! Don't think I've heard of LightForce lights...
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Old 01-06-2009, 05:23 PM   #53
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I hear alot about light force lights and they seem to be getting a good rep from alot of people.
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Yup. Lightforce. Hit em with a ball bat, shoot em with a shotgun, freeze em, urinate on em... they are completely modular from the base to the housing to the reflector to the bulb so you aren't out $150 for 1 light if something does break (just replace a part), they weigh what a gnat eats, easy to mount, easy to aim, they stay aimed with stong-like-bull-mount.

They are worth the money if you want (my opinion of) the best.

Lightforce is made by the same company that makes Nightforce rifle scopes.
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Old 03-12-2009, 08:03 PM   #55
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VisionX is suppose to be pretty good lights too. they have some wild LED lights too.
http://www.visionxoffroad.com/
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Old 04-21-2009, 11:11 PM   #56
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I went with PIAA.
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Old 05-09-2009, 07:36 AM   #58
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i had the 170 strikers from lightforce on my workvan and they are awsome.
u can put several covers on them and the output was way beyond all the others
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I am another vote for Lightforce. I have been running a set of little 140s and they are awesome. The changeable filters actually work great too.
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Old 07-14-2009, 03:02 PM   #60
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I would use visionx or light force

I esp like the lightforce because of the unbreakable front hehe
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