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Light choices

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by LonghornTaco, Nov 3, 2008.

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Which lights would YOU choose?

  1. PIAA

    164 vote(s)
    37.5%
  2. IPF

    23 vote(s)
    5.3%
  3. Hella

    159 vote(s)
    36.4%
  4. Other

    100 vote(s)
    22.9%
  1. Nov 3, 2008 at 7:10 PM
    #1
    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Thinking of replacing my brush guard and lights. So, what are the best lights? Differences?
     
  2. Nov 3, 2008 at 8:51 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Hella. I like the name. :p
     
  3. Nov 3, 2008 at 8:52 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    i have hella ff1000 and i like them...

    they do what i need them to

    another brand i've heard good things about is Lightforce
     
  4. Nov 3, 2008 at 8:58 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    I'm a PIAA fan!
     
  5. Nov 3, 2008 at 8:58 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I currently have four Hella 500FFs and I'm not happy with their light output. Just don't seem bright enough for four lights...
     
  6. Nov 3, 2008 at 8:59 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Which PIAAs?
     
  7. Nov 3, 2008 at 9:01 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    i have 520 SMR super white driving lights and 510 ion crystal fogs
     
  8. Nov 3, 2008 at 9:10 PM
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  9. Nov 3, 2008 at 9:12 PM
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    hardXcore.
     
  10. Nov 3, 2008 at 9:13 PM
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    mjp2

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    And the chicks dig 'em.
     
  11. Nov 3, 2008 at 9:14 PM
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  12. Nov 3, 2008 at 9:15 PM
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    Yea PIAA's dont do that^^^^
     
  13. Nov 3, 2008 at 9:16 PM
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    i heard lightforce lights are so badass you can actually see thru chicks clothes :eek:
     
  14. Nov 3, 2008 at 9:18 PM
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    mjp2

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    Darn close.
    IMG_1093.jpg
     
  15. Nov 3, 2008 at 9:38 PM
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    TacoNut

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    You have too much time on your hands to find these pics. Go make your truck run!!!!!
     
  16. Nov 3, 2008 at 9:53 PM
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    Derek your from SoCal. We say hella up here
     
  17. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:17 AM
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    mjp2

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    Find nothing. I took that one. :p

    IMG_1097.jpg
     
  18. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:25 AM
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    SocalMan22

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    I like the hella lights because of the price but if i had a choice piaa's would be them.
     
  19. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:25 AM
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    I'm curious how this conversation went..."Hey Baby, I got a sweet truck, wanna come try and dent my hood? Then you can stand in front and I'll blast you with my high beams ;)."
     
  20. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:27 AM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    The Hellas definitely have a better price point, but I'm just not happy with the light output. And maybe it's just the ones I bought, but just not as bright as I'd like.
     
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