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LED PODS SPOTS OR FLOODS?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by FARNORCAL, Jun 10, 2016.

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SPOT OR FLOOD LED?

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  1. Jun 10, 2016 at 7:46 PM
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    FARNORCAL

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    Looking to purchase some pods. Which would be more beneficial?
     
  2. Jun 10, 2016 at 7:49 PM
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    I've already got fogs on the ARB. Just something to put out lots of light off road.
     
  3. Jun 10, 2016 at 7:50 PM
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    If wanted to use the new pods for fog which would be better. I'd just get one of those yellow covers.
     
  4. Jun 10, 2016 at 7:55 PM
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    Is it legal to use the spots on the highway?
     
  5. Jun 10, 2016 at 7:57 PM
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    EatSleepTacos

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    As far as I know, the only DOT certified ones are Rigid Industries. With that said, check your local laws. Some states allow off road lights to be used as long as they're lower than the headlights, so just do some research on it and you'll be golden.
     
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  6. Jun 10, 2016 at 8:05 PM
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    Spots mounted low for fog, preferably amber light. Flood typically has too much vertical rise for fog, dust, smoke... Also depends on the mounting location some people have issues with glare with flood/driving patterns mounted on A-pillars. As for legality most LED lights will not be legal on the road. There are a few SAE/DOT approved lights out there. Rigid 50481 for example, I'm sure there are more. Also check local requirements for auxiliary lighting as state laws vary. For example all lights mounted above the headlights require covers in CA and other states. Let me know if you have any specific questions, if I do not know the answer I know people who do.
     
  7. Jun 10, 2016 at 8:15 PM
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    Yeah I'm just going to mount them to my ARB. I'm leaning towards spots.
     
  8. Jun 11, 2016 at 5:10 PM
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    Since you already have fogs, spots would be a good choice. Get some ma
     

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