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Best lights for behind grille

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by PantherTaco, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. Jun 12, 2012 at 2:20 PM
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    PantherTaco

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    Looking for some lights for behind my grille once i do my satoshi. I would like something that can reach out a ways as well as being decent up close too.
     
  2. Jun 12, 2012 at 2:43 PM
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  3. Jun 12, 2012 at 2:51 PM
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    Done a lil debating on this myself.
     
  4. Jun 12, 2012 at 2:59 PM
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  5. Jun 12, 2012 at 7:11 PM
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    $350 maybe? ive thought about hellas and went back and forth with other lights and other setups. ill probably change my mind again before i actually do anything :rolleyes:
     
  6. Jun 12, 2012 at 7:16 PM
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    too much to type
    Hella has some compact models that will fit nice.
     
  7. Jun 12, 2012 at 8:24 PM
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  8. Jun 12, 2012 at 8:27 PM
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    rcfreak201

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    Get some hellas and convert them with an HID kit, cheapest and brightest output.
     
  9. Jun 13, 2012 at 7:22 AM
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  10. Jun 13, 2012 at 7:31 AM
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    I'll tell ya right now, the light output is close to pathetic. I have those behind my Satoshi. Paid $20 a light. Yes I bought them new. For looks they are fine. For lighting.. Well the flash on my phone gives off more light... IMO
     
  11. Jun 13, 2012 at 8:34 AM
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    hows the light output and range?
     
  12. Jun 13, 2012 at 8:41 AM
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    Not sure yet. Waiting to get em. Will let ya know as soon as I find out.
     
  14. Jun 18, 2012 at 8:07 AM
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    do they scatter really bad like ive heard about hid headlights in stock housings?
     
  15. Jun 18, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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    hella 700ff converted to HID. Thats what I run. fits nice and looks good and bright. St3ve can tell u that lol
     
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    been thinking about putting 100w bulbs in hella 500's instead of doing HID's. Anyone used that setup?
     
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    Hella 700ff converted to 55w HID here.

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  18. Jun 18, 2012 at 10:54 AM
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^ Same thing Im running and I love them. I talked about going to 100w HIDs but I was talked out of them buy a few ppl due to the fact they have potential to melt the lense and they burn out quick.
     
  19. Jun 18, 2012 at 5:12 PM
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    hows the glare and range?
     
  20. Jun 18, 2012 at 7:29 PM
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    I'm not sure about the glare I usually don't drive toward myself but I'm sure they are blindingly bright Lol. Distance is great the way I have them adjusted they are just above the cut off of my projectors I would say they throw light a good 250-300 yards. Even with my FX-R projectors on high the Hellas throw light further.
     
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