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Old 11-06-2013, 03:04 PM   #1
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Lighting, under carriage (rock) lights

Looking at this kit and wanted to see if anyone had used it, and what they thought. Well made, cheezy, how it's holding up, does it put out enough light? Any and all comments appreciated.

10 Pod 60 LED 4x4 Off Road Vehicle Rock Fender Light Kit : Amazon.com : Automotive

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Old 11-13-2013, 09:25 PM   #2
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Old 11-13-2013, 10:00 PM   #3
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I have never used that product.....But

Vision X makes a great product at a reasonable price...
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Old 11-13-2013, 10:06 PM   #4
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Dude don't buy into the hype and brand names of LEDs and rock lights. My set up on my xj cost me around 70 bucks. All off of eBay. And for what it was it was pretty danm bright, I believe is was 2x 8meter bright white 300 (or 600) smd led adhesive sided strips. eBay like 15-20 bucks per strip.
Then a rock light kit from williamsoffroadlighting (I think) for maybe 30. Pictures don't do it justice
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Old 11-13-2013, 11:41 PM   #5
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and if you go my way there will be a lot less wiring involved.
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i have personally seen these used by two different people now and they love them! If you will look up Matthew Parga-Mannasse's "Medicated" Poison Spyder JKU, you should be able to find some night pics of him with them on. They are pretty bright and the distance between the lights are short but all you have to do is buy some extra wiring and cut then splice into the wiring to lengthen the distance. He wired them straight up to his stock fog light switch on his steering column.

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here is a pic I found of a little look at them.
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Old 11-14-2013, 11:59 AM   #8
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If you want a more consistent light do the strips. That looks to spotty imo
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Old 11-17-2013, 09:27 AM   #10
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That looks like it would do just fine. The reason I was thinking LEDs is the lower draw on the elec system???
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Old 11-17-2013, 10:36 AM   #11
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Here's another kit I found. Really small and seem to light up enough... Anyone have any experience with these?

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Why would you pay that much for less light.... I honestly don't get it.
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Like another poster, I really like the small, 1pc compact pod designed units as they take up less area of the under carriage and so would seem to stay out of harms way pretty well. To me they also seem to have a cleaner look overall. Do you have a link to the strip style ones your mentioning as I'd like to check them out.
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Like another poster, I really like the small, 1pc compact pod designed units as they take up less area of the under carriage and so would seem to stay out of harms way pretty well. To me they also seem to have a cleaner look overall. Do you have a link to the strip style ones your mentioning as I'd like to check them out.
just search led light strip on eBay.
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Search LED INSTALL HELP by Triplenickle here on WF.
A vendor here SUPERBRIGHTLEDS has strip led lights that work great.
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Old 11-17-2013, 11:05 PM   #16
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And you will pay out the ass for the same thing that's on eBay for 15 bucks hahahah #youpeopleareidiots
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Yo relax home squeeze.... We all don't think the same way..... Ya can lead a horse ta water, doesn't mean he''ll drink... Nor does he have to. Later if he keels over in the desert its on him.
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Yo relax home squeeze.... We all don't think the same way..... Ya can lead a horse ta water, doesn't mean he''ll drink... Nor does he have to. Later if he keels over in the desert its on him.
well hopefully while he's kneeling a camel doesn't come along and put it in his bum. That would suck.
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Well I ended up getting 6ea "Eagle Eye" 10 watt lights off EBay for $17.99. Saw them on another post. Nice small compact design, looks like a fair amount of wire per each light. Delivery is like 2ish weeks out, so install more than likely after xmas (boo) .. Soooo will see..
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Yeah rude dog. I just ordered 8 or the 9w eagle eyes. I'm gonna wire them to the door switch to come on when I open the doors. I can't wait for them to come in
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Hey, lights came in, 6 lights, 10 watt each, so 60 watts total. Now, I'm not great at electrical. Can these run off a switch to the battery, or is a relay needed?
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Technically you can run them direct, but most will advise against it. Check out this thread and maybe it'll help you out with wiring.

adding electrical bus
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well hopefully while he's kneeling a camel doesn't come along and put it in his bum. That would suck.

or it would be awesome because you would get a camel horse.
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Technically you can run them direct, but most will advise against it. Check out this thread and maybe it'll help you out with wiring.

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Wow that seems pretty involved. Might be a little over kill for what I'm working with.. But, I'll keep it in Got the brackets made today and picked up a switch and wiring.
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or it would be awesome because you would get a camel horse.
taking hump day to a whole new level,
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Just installed rock lights on my YJ..cant wait to take it on the trails and try them out
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Cool beans, my project is stalled, litteraly scattered on my bench top still.

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