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KC or PIAA???

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by sandman427, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. Nov 11, 2009 at 4:20 PM
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    sandman427

    sandman427 [OP] KR FAB

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    im kinda stuck between the 2... i need some opinions and point of views on the difference between KC and PIAA spotlights and quality between the 2 brands not just name either haha... thanks
     
  2. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:36 PM
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    bump...??
     
  3. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:40 PM
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    Dellosa89

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    Kinda always liked the PIAA more but dont know the difference.
     
  4. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:42 PM
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    sandman427 [OP] KR FAB

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    thanks im trying to find out if there is any difference or is just preference at that point..?? if u dont mind y do u like the piaa... just wanted to know your opinion...???
     
  5. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:42 PM
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    Neither. Hella for me. But out of those 2 I'd say piaa.
     
  6. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:43 PM
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    ^^^ Y... thanks for the input keep em comin..
     
  7. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:44 PM
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    Yea im running hellas too, but i herd a lot of good things about the PIAA 580s, but honestly i would get a light that is HID.
     
  8. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:45 PM
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    I've got Piaa 520 Driving lights and they're decent... I think the KC long range lights illuminate better from what i've seen. I got the Piaa's pretty much on impulse though cuz a local shop had them in stock
     
  9. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:47 PM
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    ohhh... I donno if its just me but i just see piaas on rally cars then tacos... but then again i like the look of the piaas cuz that have that cage setup...
     
  10. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:48 PM
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    piaa has an HID but they look kinda cheapy...??
     
  11. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:51 PM
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    Yea i agree they do look kinda cheap for the price. you can always convert them, I converted my Hella 700ff to HID.
     
  12. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:53 PM
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    right on... was it hard to do...?? cuz i converted my headlights to HID and it wasnt bad...
     
  13. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    Naw it took less than 30min to do a pair, and some very minor trimming.
     
  14. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:57 PM
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    I was looking towards a 7-9 in light, and it was a debate between hella, the kragen hid, or Lightforce. I ended up getting 2 new hella 4000 at 160. while the light forces and kragens were 200+ for 2. I also converted mine to HIDs.
     
  15. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:58 PM
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    right on... i see a lot of people do that and its a HELLa of lo cheaper than just buying the HID spotlights... also what u guys think if i went with 2 different brands... this might seem like a wierd question but if i got 2 of each and put it on the tabs...?? or would that look just kinda weird...??
     
  16. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:59 PM
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    how are those kragen ones...?? i see a lot of people get em..???
     
  17. Nov 11, 2009 at 10:01 PM
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    Naw not at all i see people running different brands all the time. Mostly they run pencil beams and euro beams.
     
  18. Nov 11, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    my bad but what is "pencil" beams..??
     
  19. Nov 11, 2009 at 10:03 PM
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    From what I hear those Kragen ones are worth the money. They are bright and are pretty solid. Search for them on Pirate 4x4 theres some talk about them.
     
  20. Nov 11, 2009 at 10:05 PM
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    They gut i bought my defiant light bar off of ran the kragen lights, he said they are really bright and well focused but its hard to adjust the light angle.
     
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