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Old 01-13-2008, 06:57 PM   #1
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any headlight suggestions?

okay im tired of my stock headlights, they are so dim its ridiculous! does anybody have any suggestions or recomendations on some decent replacements? i cant really afford to go with the really expensive upgrades i just need somethin a bit brighter! thanks for any input

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Old 01-13-2008, 07:16 PM   #3
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cool thanks i'll haveta check those out!
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every volkswagen golf mk1 H4 headlight will fit with light modifications.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/VW-Go...spagenameZWDVW
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Do it right the first time. IPF makes the best headlight replacements on the market for Jeep.

http://www.dpgoffroad.com/IPF_Headlamps.htm
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what kind of headlights do the stock US TJs have?
is it different to H4 lights?
a friend has a US import TJ and his headlights are very dark . my H4 lights are much better.

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every volkswagen golf mk1 H4 headlight will fit with light modifications.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/VW-Go...spagenameZWDVW
you can find the same headlights as those that are made for a jeep, no need to do extra work.
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you can find the same headlights as those that are made for a jeep, no need to do extra work.
but these jeep headlights arenīt street legal in europe, they dont have the E sign that is on the golf mk1 lights.
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what kind of headlights do the stock US TJs have?
is it different to H4 lights?
a friend has a US import TJ and his headlights are very dark . my H4 lights are much better.

im not sure what i got, all i know is they are horrible!
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Do it right the first time. IPF makes the best headlight replacements on the market for Jeep.

http://www.dpgoffroad.com/IPF_Headlamps.htm

i thought they were more expensive than that, i may look into that soon
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i thought they were more expensive than that, i may look into that soon
I've dumped a bunch of money into my Jeep and I still say that's the best money I've spent. They're worth every penny.
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but these jeep headlights arenīt street legal in europe, they dont have the E sign that is on the golf mk1 lights.

IPF headlight housings are E Code rated.


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i thought they were more expensive than that, i may look into that soon
Those are just the housings. If you want the best setup you should also invest in a set of IPF Fat boy bulbs. Those cost some serious coin for bulbs but they are definitely worth it.
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Old 01-13-2008, 11:39 PM   #13
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yeah after i posted that i realized that price was for just the casings, then i realized that the bulbs are just as much...im thinkin bout putin a kidney on ebay, depending on how much that brings in i may look more into the IPFs lol
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My Grandpa needs a kidney. I'd happily trade you for a set of IPF housings with fat boy bulbs. I'd even throw in the super expensive IPF headlight harness.
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Old 01-14-2008, 05:33 AM   #15
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I vote for the IPF fatboys and the E code housings, it is a spendy upgrade but you definately can't go wrong with them. I love mine they are so bright I hardly use my hi-beams.
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My Grandpa needs a kidney. I'd happily trade you for a set of IPF housings with fat boy bulbs. I'd even throw in the super expensive IPF headlight harness.
whoa...now thats a deal!!!!!!
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How about a set of those Blue ricer headlights.. those look cool.
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I got the Silverstars and they are really bright. I have no complaints. I had them in my wifes car before I did HID conversion, and I think the silverstars were just as bright.
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I just put in the Sylvania ones. $25 each at Autozone and they are WAY brighter than stock.
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I just put in the Sylvania ones. $25 each at Autozone and they are WAY brighter than stock.
you got ripped. I almost bought them at Auto Zone for 25, but Advanced has them for 19.
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Autozone had one set for 15 and one set for 25... not sure what the difference was. Sylvania made them both.
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you got ripped. I almost bought them at Auto Zone for 25, but Advanced has them for 19.
sounds good to me, i'll do that thanks guys. not sure how long i'll have this particular jeep for so i'll keep the spendings low
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Autozone had one set for 15 and one set for 25... not sure what the difference was. Sylvania made them both.
Advanced had regular Sylvania's for 12 and the Silverstars were 19. Even the H3's for the fogs were 6 bucks less then Autozone.
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sounds good to me, i'll do that thanks guys. not sure how long i'll have this particular jeep for so i'll keep the spendings low
Got any pics of your rockers?
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the cheapest rocker guards ever! cost me a case of beer and 10 bucks for the ss fasteners!



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I just put in the Sylvania ones. $25 each at Autozone and they are WAY brighter than stock.
I did the Sylvania's also. $17 @ Orielly's. They're no IPF's but way brighter and better beam than stock.
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IPF's from northridge. 140 for housings, bulbs and shipping. Hard to beat!!
http://www.northridge4x4.com/proddet...p?prod=PKG-IPF (Well its went up 10 bucks, but still the cheapest i've seen!!)
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How about a set of those Blue ricer headlights.. those look cool.
too bad that in most states these are illegal to put in as aftermarket lights. I know that in oregon if it doesn't come to the factory with blue lights its a nice fat ticket

BTW I got my Fatboys for $32 shipped brand new via Ebay, and the E-code housings for $60 (30 ea) at 4wheelparts.com.
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i still wanna know what kind of headlights they have in the jeep at rokmen.com. i think those look cool

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