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Good lights to buy

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Tiotaboy, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. Aug 23, 2013 at 6:33 PM
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    Tiotaboy

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    Does anyone have any suggestions on what kind of good off road lights I should get?
     
  2. Aug 23, 2013 at 6:50 PM
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  3. Aug 23, 2013 at 6:56 PM
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    Looks wise.....do you like the old school look of the round lights or the new age look of LED bars (long rectangles & small squares)?
     
  4. Aug 23, 2013 at 6:58 PM
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  5. Aug 23, 2013 at 7:10 PM
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    I fave four hella500 ff on mine.......pretty good little lights so far. Next light for me is an 8" Ridgid led bar
     
  6. Aug 24, 2013 at 12:39 PM
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    I like old school but wouldn't mind getting both one day but I'm mostly looking for something I could mount on my stock bumper
     
  7. Aug 24, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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    What's the difference between 500s and 700s and where'd you get your brush guard??
     
  8. Aug 24, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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    Lightforce for old school

    Rigid Industries or Vision X for new school
     
  9. Aug 24, 2013 at 12:41 PM
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    500s are 6'' lights 700s are closer to 8.

    Nothing beats my HID converted hella 500ffs. Best lights i have and some of the cheapest.
     
  10. Aug 24, 2013 at 12:46 PM
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    Hella 500ffs what does the ff mean? And could I mount those to my stock bumper?
     
  11. Aug 24, 2013 at 12:49 PM
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    Yea i have seen a few mount them to the stock bumper. Just drill a couple holes. Forgot which guy it was that did that..

    FF is for a the beam pattern. there are 3 for the 500s. The Euro driving beams. Fogs and then the hybrid which i believe is the ff. Someone will correct me on that if im backwards.

    Either way if you HID them which i strongly recommend cause they aren't that great with the stock halogen bulb it won't matter. They will be just stupid awesome bright no matter what.
     
  12. Aug 24, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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    So would fogs be brighter?

    And was it hard to hid them?
     
  13. Aug 24, 2013 at 12:54 PM
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    Alright thanks!
     
  14. Aug 24, 2013 at 12:54 PM
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  15. Aug 24, 2013 at 1:01 PM
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    Ok cool

    As long as I can mount them to my bumper then It'll work out good!

    Hey another quick question do they make right below the windshield light mounts like they make on jeeps for our trucks
     
  16. Aug 24, 2013 at 1:04 PM
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    I haven't seen any in producing for 1st gens. Just 2nd gens. I know a guy welded some to his hood but thats it i think.
     
  17. Aug 24, 2013 at 1:07 PM
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    Ohh gotcha it would look pretty cool I think
     
  18. Aug 24, 2013 at 1:12 PM
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    Too much wasted light IMO off the hood personally.
     
  19. Aug 24, 2013 at 1:20 PM
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  20. Aug 24, 2013 at 1:33 PM
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    Lightforce x2. 500's converted to HID's are bright but when you are turning them on and off constantly because of traffic...do the HID's hold up as well as the halogen? Lightforce 170's are bright as shit. It is impossible to outrun the lightforce 170's. They throw a beam of light 300+ yards down the road...not even an exaggeration. They also make a size smaller, and larger.
     
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