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Old 09-02-2009, 02:25 PM   #1
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Fog Headlight Help

Hey all. I'm getting tired of the weak stock headlights while driving up and down 95 (all moose and deer country) Since i bought my new bumper i was debating on whether or not to install fog lights. i just found some stock ones for $25, i'll have to wire them up though (I need to check if i have plugs for them) So i was thinkin that by adding some sylvania silver stars to the headlights and also to the foglights and taking out the foglight screen, i would get a much better site of the road. i don't know all too much about the lighting set up gig. i did see some bulbs on a web page not too long ago that mentioned the performance of 130W at 35 or 40W? and then leaving a blue or green glow when shut off? whats the deal with those can they go into my current headlight or do i need an entirely new headlight? appreciate the help.

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Old 09-02-2009, 02:54 PM   #2
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You currently have Sealed Beam headlight bulbs. Go online and replace them with Delta or something else thay accepts H4's. Now you can replace the bulbs with something brighter. Keep in mind the higher the wattage the more strain you put on your wiring and headlight switch.

I replaced mine years ago and put in 100W off road bulbs but power them through a separate harness with relays. I also have Hella Black Magic driving lamps with 100W bulbs. These use another separate harness with relays and a remote switch.

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thanks for the heads up, i've never really inspected the headlight out and just imagined that its like most other headlights which you can replace the bulbs. ya i've gathered the whole "be weary" of how hot things get. i don't plan to get a harness yet. i'll look for some lower Watt bulbs. <100W
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Old 09-02-2009, 03:01 PM   #4
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Here is an option

H4 Headlamp Conversion Kit by Rampage and Other Jeep Parts and Jeep Accessories by 4 Wheel Drive Hardware

or if you want to spend a little more and go with an IPF kit.
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Old 09-02-2009, 03:23 PM   #5
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thanks for the heads up, i've never really inspected the headlight out and just imagined that its like most other headlights which you can replace the bulbs. ya i've gathered the whole "be weary" of how hot things get. i don't plan to get a harness yet. i'll look for some lower Watt bulbs. <100W
55 Wat bulbs are very good for everyday use. Plus you will pass st inspection if they have it in your state.
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Old 09-02-2009, 03:45 PM   #6
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Looking through my handy-dandy Quadratec catalog I keep @ my desk for those instances when I'm bored I see a few options

Delta Quad bar 125.99 (includes bulbs)
Delta Tech 92.00 (includes bulbs)
Hella 100.00 (appears to come with bulbs.)
Rampage 90.00 (includes bulbs)
IPF 70.00 (no bulbs) - IPF Fatboy bulbs are 80.00 (ridiculous IMO)

Or you can choose from a variety of sealed beam options.
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thanks carcrazy, i also feel like those fatboys are pretty damn pricey, what about the fatboy II's?

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