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LIGHTFORCE!

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by tommelleo22, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. Feb 7, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    tommelleo22

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    Hey guys im currently working on a set of 500's to throw behind my grille retrofitted with hids but was wondering about going big and splurging on a set of lightforces for my bull bar. anyone running the halogens if so what model and how is the output?
     
  2. Feb 7, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    AriZonaD54

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    I have retrofitted Hella 500s, and never use the damn things. They suck. I will probably pull them out in the near future, and figure something else out not named Hella.

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  3. Feb 7, 2011 at 9:16 PM
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    why don't you like them arizona? everyone on here falls in love with them when they retrofit them?
     
  4. Feb 7, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    Between my HID headlights and HID foglights... I can't even tell if/ when the 500's are on. IMO, it's more of an aesthetic thing at this point. But like I said, I'm yanking them in the next few weeks
     
  5. Feb 7, 2011 at 9:21 PM
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    im planning on doing my fogs hid too but idk where i would mount all these ballasts what did you do? and per each ground wire can you run more than 1 ground to 1 bolt or do you have to find separate bolts for each ground wire in the kits
     
  6. Feb 7, 2011 at 9:59 PM
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    I've got two of my hella black magics converted to HID (convertine black magics is a pain in the ass btw). With the two converted lights on I can barely tell the other two are on. The hid bulb has to be focused properly otherwise it will not work very well the light will be more of a flood light than a driving light. I want some hella 4000s soon.
     
  7. Feb 8, 2011 at 8:39 AM
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    so what do you guys think i should do? scratch the idea and just go lightforce or something
     
  8. Feb 8, 2011 at 9:03 AM
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    Lightforce FTW
     
  9. Feb 8, 2011 at 12:27 PM
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    I have a pair of LightForce 240 Blitz ordered. I can't wait till they come in. I originally wanted to go with 2 lights behind the grille but decided to just get the biggest lights that I could fit on my elite bumper.
     
  10. Feb 8, 2011 at 3:19 PM
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    PM me when you have them southern taco if you can:) i might be ordering the 170's
     
  11. Feb 8, 2011 at 3:23 PM
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    There is places for all the ballasts, you just have to be creative. The only grounds you need are for the headlights. I did not need grounds for my HID fogs.:rolleyes:
     
  12. Feb 8, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    ya firefighter that's what i was thinking lol so many ballasts :eek:
     
  13. Feb 8, 2011 at 5:40 PM
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    No problem :thumbsup:. It may be a little while though because I called the place where I ordered them from the other day and they said that they were on backorder, so I don't know when they will be in.
     
  14. Feb 8, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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    I have the Lightforce 240 XGT's. They are damn bright. You won't fit them behind the grill but the Blitz's should have the same output.

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  15. Feb 8, 2011 at 6:05 PM
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    thanks southern and TRD can you post some pics or something? :D please
     
  16. Feb 8, 2011 at 6:29 PM
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    i got the 240 blitz on my arb and there damn bright
     
  17. Feb 8, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    I actually don't have any night shots. When I do I'll post them up.
     
  18. Feb 8, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    thanks bro
     
  19. Feb 18, 2011 at 4:43 PM
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    I thought I would bump this thread because I got my lights installed today and I got a couple of night pics.

    Here is a pic of the truck.

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    Here is a picture without any lights, looking through the windshield.

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    Here is a picture with just the 240 Blitz turned on, looking through the windshield.
    Edit: This is with the combo filter installed.

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  20. Feb 18, 2011 at 5:18 PM
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    MrGrimm

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    Lightforces can take a beating. The cover on mine got ripped off by a large branch without me knowing. I actually ran them over with my truck. I just bent the plastic a little bit and put them back on the truck. It's been 3 weeks and they only have a couple scratches from me running them over.
     
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