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Are Kragen lights the same as "Auto-Life" brand?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by BBYE V8, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. Jan 23, 2012 at 9:13 PM
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    BBYE V8

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    Just after Christmas I found a set of "Auto-Life" brand HID fog lights on clearance at Norther tool; I bought a pair and then posted the details in the "Deals & Coupons" forum. They have since sold out. But I've now seen a few pictures of Kragen brand lights for sale on the forum, and they look almost identical; the only difference I can see is the Kragens have a red ring around the lens, mine do not. Here's a few pictures of my "Auto-Life" fogs out of the box, can someone verify if these look like they come from the same manufacturer?

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  2. Jan 23, 2012 at 9:25 PM
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    i'd have to say so
     
  3. Jan 25, 2012 at 8:25 AM
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    Thanks. I looked at your build pictures...they sure do look like your Kragens, only smaller. I'm starting to feel a little better about the deal I got on those.
     
  4. Jan 25, 2012 at 7:05 PM
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    There are many different manufacturers that make these "kragen" lights. I've seen several of them and the only major difference is the size of the housing and the kelvin temp. For the most part, the performance is the same.
     
  5. Jan 28, 2012 at 4:34 PM
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    yeah they are the same, a lot of diferent designs come from the same factories
     
  6. Jan 28, 2012 at 10:36 PM
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    This is good to know. I had searched TW for "Auto Life" and didn't find anything about them, kinda felt like I was taking a gamble when I ordered them but figured I wasn't risking very much $ so why not give 'em a try. Glad I did.
     
  7. Jan 28, 2012 at 10:42 PM
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    One of my Kragens I got in the group buy just stopped working...I'm probably SOL on that huh?
     
  8. Jan 29, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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    I'm sure you could put a new HID kit in the housing and it will work fine.
     
  9. Jan 29, 2012 at 11:28 AM
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    No warranty??

    How much did thoose auto lites cost guys
     
  10. Jan 30, 2012 at 10:08 PM
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    The "Auto Lifes" I bought on clearance at Northern Tool for $60. They have a 1 year warranty.
     
  11. Jan 30, 2012 at 10:40 PM
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    Well you got a good deal there my friend...
     
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