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How long before LED light bar prices drop

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by jmast, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. Dec 9, 2012 at 1:45 PM
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    jmast

    jmast [OP] Is it June yet

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    I'll be waiting

    its killin me how much these fuckers are
     
  2. Dec 9, 2012 at 1:59 PM
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    There's a lot that are reasonably priced for the light output you get. Any of the rigid knock offs are just fine
     
  3. Dec 9, 2012 at 8:56 PM
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    GTABurnout

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    Yeah I think the time has come. I just picked up a 20" for under $200 shipped.
     
  4. Dec 9, 2012 at 11:11 PM
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    Bang for your buck, we cannot be beat :)
     
  5. Dec 10, 2012 at 1:46 AM
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    Blackdawg Dr. Frankenstein

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    This. I have 8 lights from Blitzpro. More then happy with them. Great service as well.
     
  6. Dec 10, 2012 at 2:06 AM
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    80-100 bucks is not reasonable.
     
  7. Dec 10, 2012 at 2:15 AM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Can you mount them upside down and whats your warranty like? Don't see any mention on your site. Thanks.
     
  8. Dec 10, 2012 at 6:46 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    how is that not resonable?!

    OP check out Blitzpro and OKledlightbars

    both just had Group buys and it looks like you missed out on both :rolleyes:
     
  9. Dec 10, 2012 at 6:54 AM
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    ChamYota

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    This.

    A 20in light bar for around 220$ shipped is a good deal!

    I've been considering one and the light output is just ridiculous :cool:
     
  10. Dec 10, 2012 at 7:11 AM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    For good, quality lighting, that is more than reasonable. The higher end lighting can reach into the thousands. For good off road lighting, $100 is nothing.

    All around best lighting upgrade I still believe is a retrofit.
     
  11. Dec 10, 2012 at 7:53 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    OKledlightbar GB had the 20" bar for $180 :D

    a retrofit is great for city driving but for offroad you cant beat dedicated off road lights. When I flip on my hella 500's with the HID conversion you cant even tell the headlights are on!
     
  12. Dec 10, 2012 at 8:04 AM
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    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    I hear ya, my PIAA's will drown out my retrofits also but if I only had a couple hundred to spend on lighting upgrades, I think I'd go with a retrofit vs. aftermarket lighting with requires some sort of support either a bar or bracket to mount them, then either cheaper lights with an HID conversion or you'll end up spending a lot more on good quality halogen lights. I still think dollar for dollar, a retrofit gets you better all around results that can be used in more situations at a lower cost. Dedicated off road lighting can definitely be better but can be costly. Personally, I've been drooling over a set of Lightforce lights for a while now. :drool:
     
  13. Dec 10, 2012 at 8:20 AM
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    Im going to eventually do a FX-R retrofit in the future, but as far as off-road, a led bar will do just nicely for now.. :D

    Those retro's look so sick w/BHLM.... :drool:
     
  14. Dec 10, 2012 at 1:27 PM
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    Yes, you can mount them upside down. We warranty our products for 30 days, however, we do manage them on a case by case basis. Link here.
     
  15. Dec 10, 2012 at 5:15 PM
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    Idk, I can't see spending 100 bucks on a light? Ther are other better things you could save that money for and put into your truck... A fucking light? Come on. I realize an opinions like an orgasm in that mine matters most and IDC if you have one, but someone has to agree... $200 bucks is 885x coils and half a tank of gas... Or a set of front 5100s, or a wheelers 3 leaf AAL...
     
  16. Dec 10, 2012 at 5:24 PM
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  17. Dec 10, 2012 at 5:38 PM
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    The price has fallen substantial since last year with more competition and manufactures. I remember when HID's was the new fad and a kit cost around $300 5 years ago.
    Diodes deal with a lot of heat so quality is not something to disregard.
     
  18. Dec 11, 2012 at 9:42 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    I got a pair of the 2x2 led lights for $100 and IMO it was money well spent.

    What if you already have OME's, shocks, a full tank of gas, and a fresh pine tree hanging from your rearview mirror?

    I think that the normal halogen off road lamps will be phased out due to thechnology advancing. Why buy a 7" 100w lamp when you can get a 4" light that will be just as bright or brighter and draw less voltage?
     
  19. Dec 11, 2012 at 9:46 AM
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    Yeah the group buy they have is dirt cheap for the lights you are getting. Like they said, best bang for your buck.
     
  20. Dec 11, 2012 at 1:19 PM
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    There will always be better things to buy than lights. I mean, it's a light. Halogen led whatever.. All that matters is you see rocks, or you blind other drivers. If you already have a full tank of gas and good suspension, on to sliders and armor, if you already have all that, start saving to sas. Idk :notsure: at least with halogen you can just get a new bulb... If your led stops working you have to ship it back or wait for a new one... If its still under warranty.
     
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