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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 4, 2008 at 7:31 AM
    #21
    SocalMan22

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    My hellas are good i had fun with them in the desert and they sure helped when i needed them now time for hid's
     
  2. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:43 AM
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    Justin626

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  3. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:46 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    change the bulbs in the hellas to 100 watt bulbs.......alot brighter than 55watts that are in there now....and its cheaper than buying new lights.
     
  4. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:48 AM
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    SocalMan22

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    True good info will forgot about that
     
  5. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:52 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    and i should also add....the wiring will hold up to that wattage too!
     
  6. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:53 AM
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    LonghornTaco

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    Can the lights (housing, wiring, etc...) handle the additional wattage?
     
  7. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:53 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Ok, you just answered my quesiton...
     
  8. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:58 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    :thumbsup:
     
  9. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:26 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Can I replace the bulbs in my 500FF lamps with "high performance xenon" lights? I don't know the difference between xenon, hid, led, etc... when it comes to lighting.
     
  10. Nov 4, 2008 at 7:45 PM
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    you may be able to.....but the bulb bases may be different. only thing i can say is take one apart and see if they look the same. as far as wires holding the current and all....i think you'd be fine.
     
  11. Nov 4, 2008 at 9:32 PM
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    Maybe i was wrong about you....

    or "hey baby wanna stand in my beam" or "Hey wanna stand in front of a truck that don't run?" :D
     
  12. Nov 5, 2008 at 9:41 PM
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  13. Nov 5, 2008 at 10:35 PM
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  14. Nov 6, 2008 at 8:06 AM
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    I prefer the PIAA's! I have the PIAA driving lights & the PIAA bulbs in my tail's
     
  15. Nov 6, 2008 at 11:20 AM
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    had to vote other because i'm torn.
    I like Piaa's but I do not that that metal housing and light ring. Had to replace them a number of times (rust). Lights themselves are great.
    Hella's are great also, started using them in the early 80's. But I don't like the way the bracket mounts to the light housing.
    So for me it is what I can afford at the time.
     
  16. Nov 6, 2008 at 11:29 AM
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    Never thought about rust with the PIAAs...

    I think what I'm gonna do is just replace the bulbs with 100w bulbs.
     
  17. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:36 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    I will be doing the same! My buddy has his jeep outside and his piaa'/kc's are doing fine with the mounts wierd they rust.
     
  18. Nov 11, 2008 at 6:08 PM
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    archerytarget

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    I have KC Hi-Lites..their perfect for what i need em for
     
  19. Nov 13, 2008 at 11:28 AM
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    haha good call :rofl:
     
  20. Nov 15, 2008 at 8:58 AM
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    Check out my homemade light bar. I had these Warn lights from another truck, so I thought I would try to mount them. I like a simple and clean look, so I made my own out of aluminum rectangular tubing and extrusion that I had laying around. The lights have a fog beam and spot beam, and they really light up the night. I have never had 4 on a truck at once so I am looking forward to trying them out tonight.


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