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Light Anti-Theft - How are you protecting your HIDs?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by TacoShredsn, Mar 10, 2013.

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What is the best light lock method?

Poll closed Apr 9, 2013.
  1. PIAA Locks

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  2. Light Force Locks

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  3. Tack Weld

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  4. Thread locker (Loc-Tite etc.)

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  1. TacoShredsn

    TacoShredsn [OP] Dezert Shredder

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    So I just purchased some Rugged Ridge red ring HID lights that bolt onto the bumper. Retailing at around $200 a light, I would hate for them to get stolen so I'm thinking about investing in some light locks.

    Which of these from the links below is a better lock? What locks do you use or what better methods are there to prevent light theft?

    PIAA
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    http://www.stylintrucks.com/parts/lamp_lock_set_by_piaa/1104000115_4829.aspx

    Light Force
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    http://www.offroadunlimited.com/orustore/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=15235

    I've searched other threads but I still want more opinions and other ideas so let's get a poll going.
     
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2013
  2. Spencer

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    Where do you get these & how do you use them? I like this idea.
     
  3. TacoShredsn

    TacoShredsn [OP] Dezert Shredder

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    There's a few different off road sites that offer these depending on the thread size your lights have. Mine are 10mm threads and I know that KC lights use 1/2" threads. The locks just replace the standard nut and they lock with a special key that's included. Just google "10mm light locks" or "1/2 light locks" depending on your thread size. KC and Light Force locks are around $30 and the PIAA ones are more expensive at around $40.
     
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  5. TacoShredsn

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