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Hella lighting

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by RockNRolla, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. Feb 25, 2013 at 8:55 PM
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    RockNRolla

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    Anyone have any pictures of a pair of 500FF's and 700FF's on a N-Fab or any light bar for that matter.
    Looking to buy cheap, and convert to HID like everyone else.
     
  2. Feb 25, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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    Well, if you go to this thread, after about page 13 or so, you will see people with their bars mounted and you could look in those member's gallery for more pics or PM them with questions. http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/ba...group-buy-aka-elusive-elements-light-bar.html
    Other than that I would suggest pumping "Hella 500" "Hella 700" "BAMF Lightbar" and "HID covnversion" individually into the search function on this website and I'm sure you will find lots of information on these topics.
     
  3. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:07 PM
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    Thanks. Been searching the shit out of it on here, google, etc. But can't seem to find a single picture of a both sets mounted. And a BAMF behind the grill bar is not the case here. Guess I wasn't clear enough with stating N-Fab bar or any bar. My bad. ..moving on.
    Any photoslop people out there even? Trying to get some perspective on the sizing.
     
  4. Feb 25, 2013 at 11:33 PM
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    I have two Baja Designs which are the same size as the Hella 700's and two Hella 500's, if you want i could snap a pic or two tomorrow and you could see.
     
  5. Feb 26, 2013 at 8:20 AM
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    For sure man! That would be rad. Post it up.
    I doubt you and I are the only 2 ppl on here to think of staggered sized driving lights. I was thinking of going with a pair of LightForce 170's and the 500's. But I don't know if the bang for buck is there with LF. Considering how cheap Hella's can be.
     
  6. Feb 26, 2013 at 8:21 AM
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    Here's mine on an Avid bar...HID converted to 6000k 4 hella 500ff
     
  7. Feb 26, 2013 at 9:13 AM
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    Makes sense.....I've got LF genesis spot beams in the center 2 tabs, and cheap ass kragen hid/red rings on the outer 2 tabs of my avid light bar.

    The genesis shine well beyond anything I ever expected, and the kragens are just to fill the left/right areas.

    On long dim lit desolate roads where cows, deer,coyotes, etc are a danger I can light things up ridiculously far away, and also have the left/right of the roads lit up well beyond the shoulder so I can see any of these animals that may be wandering in the fields and could pose a danger by running.....works great when there's no fences seperating pastures and fields from the road.

    I've heard the hellas are bright.....then I asked how far they throw (non retrofitted) and I was told "as far as my high beams"...... I wanted something that throws sunlight much further than my highbeams, otherwise it just didn't fit the bill for me since........I already have highbeams :)

    Lightforce can take a ton of abuse.....proof is all over the net, just google "lightforce torture test"
     
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  8. Feb 26, 2013 at 9:19 AM
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    All I got of all four lights......I have 1 with just the light forces that it better lit here.



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  9. Feb 26, 2013 at 9:22 AM
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    Those LF's are about the same dimensions as the Hella 700ff's right?
     
  10. Feb 26, 2013 at 9:44 AM
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    Not sure to be honest.....Ill get u info from lf on dimensions in a second tho




    http://www.lightforceusa.com/products/210-genesis/210genesis_halogen


    I got them from Wil at sierra expeditions.......he's an awesome guy to deal with, insanely fast shipping...serious, the shipping on everything I've ordered is fast. We are talkin next day, never had a backorder issue, and he usually has things boxed in about 3hrs ready to got from online order to ready to ship....1 time he had things packed and waiting for ups in less than an hour!

    They are also a vendor here, so don't forget to support our vendors :) !
     
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  11. Feb 26, 2013 at 11:30 AM
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    To the OP here's the pics, the one's in the middle are not Hella 700's but they are the same size and design

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    They are not HID's they are all 130W KC bulbs, the two on the sides are not pointed directly ahead which is why they look dimmer

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  13. Mar 14, 2013 at 10:49 AM
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    Almost exactly what I was trying to find!! Just the inner 2 lights being 700FF's. Which is where I am at so far. The 500FF's on order. Will likely convert to HID in the future.
    Thanks for all the posts gents. Some good ideas in here too.
     
  14. Mar 15, 2013 at 9:11 AM
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    The LF Genesis are 210mm 8" lights. Hella 500 series are a hair over 6" and NOT comparable in any way. The Genesis are lighter, brighter, tougher, and waterproof. Hellas have open holes to let water and contamination in... they are cheap lights. You can fit an HID retro INSIDE the Genesis body too. Genesis are better than LF Blitz 170 as well, just not adjustable like the 170. The Hella 700 are 7" lights. The larger the reflector, the mire light you can capture and project forward.
     
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