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Old 04-26-2012, 09:08 PM   #91
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so we need to upgrade wires and reroute through another fusing system. i don;t want to burn any switches or wires out and possibly lose the head lights too

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Old 04-26-2012, 10:06 PM   #92
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you can use the stock wires to your fog lights to connect to the switched side of a wire relay, then you need 14ga or heavier wire to run the power side of the relay. i ran a 12ga wire from the battery thru a 30amp inline fuse to the relay, then 14ga from the relay to the lights. the heavier the wire the cooler it will stay when you run those high power lights for any length of time. and the switch side of the relay i just used 18ga, from rocker switches that i have lined up under my gauges in the center part of the dash. I am a volunteer fireman, and i use all the lights quite a bit if we have a night call and the area needs "lit up". I have the big alternator, dual batteries, and i dont even have a stereo amp or a winch...lol

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The lights that i have facing forward on my Wrangler have enough power to dry up the road in front of you in a rainstorm...lol. But i can definately see where i am going at night. no shadows, no blind spots, just daytime...!! As bright as the surface of the sun!
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Old 04-26-2012, 10:41 PM   #94
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i was thinking of running the stock wire to a switch to turn on the real power to the lights. i will try and figure it out but i am almost willing to bet one of you fellas will need to draw me a diagram. i have to burn up a few things, normally, before i get the wiring right.
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Old 04-26-2012, 10:43 PM   #95
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Hey everyone. What do you think about these I found? They say 100w 12v which are the same as the 4509's but you can choose a beam pattern angle!

Or does anyone know the beam angle of the actual 4509's?
Anyone know about these?
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Old 04-26-2012, 10:47 PM   #96
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:32 PM   #97
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you guys will smoke those stock fog light wires if you leave those lights on for any period of time. unless they are run thru the fuse box. then they most likely have a 15amp fuse cause the stock fog lamps are 55watt, and your new buld is almost double at 100watt. the 100watt lights that you get such as daylighters or baja lasers in a kit has a 30amp fuse with them. I have 10 offroad lights on mine. 4 LED 27watt each(equal to 100watt in brightness) on an overhead bar, 2 daylighters on windshield brackets 100watt with a 30amp relay, and 2 baja lasers on the front bumper 130watt with a 30amp relay. and i am running a high output alternator plus dual optima batteries.
Well arent you cool! Haha jk. The stock wires will be just fine. I'm running two 55w lights off of each wire. And they've been fine and that's leaving them on constantly never off. And I've never had a problem. You will blow the fuse before you even come close to burning a wire. It's not a big deal really... Idk why everyone freaks out
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Anyone know about these?
I'm hoping someone can give some input
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:07 AM   #99
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Pics of light output for you fellas

Stock, headlights only


Headlights and aircraft landing lights
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the other lights that were posted. i don't know anything abt. but i'd guess that the 4509's are considered "spot" light. very long pencil beam. wide and flood (still 100w) are going to give you the same amount of light, just a different spread / pattern. aka, will reach wider but not as far. just depends what you want
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:01 AM   #101
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Anyone know if its possible to run both filaments in the 4700s at the same time?
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Old 04-27-2012, 05:33 PM   #102
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i think someone earlier said you can wire them independently, on seperate switches but i would imagine you could run them on the same also. how hot they get though, i have no idea. you would just have to try it out and be careful while you test to make sure they aren;t over heating anything
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i think someone earlier said you can wire them independently, on seperate switches but i would imagine you could run them on the same also. how hot they get though, i have no idea. you would just have to try it out and be careful while you test to make sure they aren;t over heating anything
Hmm sounds perfect to use the old 70's Chevy high beam foot switch I have stashed away! It can control both filaments!
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Can you provide a link to this switch?
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Can you provide a link to this switch?
Link I'm not sure. But like any 60's and 70's truck instead of the high beams on the blinker. They used a foot switch that bolted to the ground. You can normally get them at just about any parts store. They look like this
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Old 04-29-2012, 11:50 AM   #106
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does anyone have any pics of the two different beams the 4700 puts out?
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Old 05-03-2012, 02:16 PM   #107
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Here you go, the housings are at harbor freight




They have a bulb in already but it's easy to swap out
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:24 PM   #108
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55w HID's have some 350,000 candlepower. So a handful of 55w HID's in lights and you'd be sending out enough candles to burn a forest down
Heck, it only takes one candle to burn a forest down.... just no water and alot of wind.
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Got mine in today

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Just low beams

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Crappy phone pic but you get the point. These things are stupid bright that house is 4 houses away and it's lit up like daylight in person
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Which housing and bulbs did you use?
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does anyone have any pics of the two different beams the 4700 puts out?
I have wanted to know this too. I still haven't gotten any 4700's but I am thinking about it. In the middle of trying to get my electric fan wired and working well first.
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finally getting there with my lights... here are some pics of the progress. only two of the six are a/c lights... waiting on the others to come. but its looking pretty good. i like how its coming. what do you guys think???
























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dang, that looks sweet
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finally getting there with my lights... here are some pics of the progress. only two of the six are a/c lights... waiting on the others to come. but its looking pretty good. i like how its coming. what do you guys think???
I like the fact your actually in an aircraft hanger. That light bar is rad tho! Did you make it yourself? I'd personally keep maybe 1 or 2 of the regular fog lights tho. Just for light spread over output. Could Benefit from it
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yeah i made it. yeah thats probably a good idea. but they have more of a flood landing light that is 100w instead of the 35w that comes in the housings..
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do you need a bigger alternator/battery? Or are they relatively low on the draw? Basically, does your guage bounce pretty bad when you turn 'em on?

Looks sweet, thats what I call "Daylighters" there... be like driving towards the sun coming at you on a trail!!!
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do you need a bigger alternator/battery? Or are they relatively low on the draw? Basically, does your guage bounce pretty bad when you turn 'em on?

Looks sweet, thats what I call "Daylighters" there... be like driving towards the sun coming at you on a trail!!!
I have two wired up. You can see a slight dip in the battery gauge
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finally getting there with my lights... here are some pics of the progress. only two of the six are a/c lights... waiting on the others to come. but its looking pretty good. i like how its coming. what do you guys think???
what's crazy is i've got the exact same baron in my hanger where i installed my lights!
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what's crazy is i've got the exact same baron in my hanger where i installed my lights!
same one huh?? haha thats cool tho!

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