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Old 02-09-2011, 10:17 AM   #1
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Headlights are way too dim...

where can i get replacements? and how do i do it?


also, how can i take out my backseat?

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Old 02-09-2011, 10:19 AM   #2
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Dim headlights are normally caused by their electrical connections being corroded or dirty. Unplug them and wire brush the contacts then reconnect them. Also disconnect, wire brush, and clean the black ground wire connecting each head light to the tub.

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Old 02-09-2011, 11:00 AM   #3
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Electrical contact cleaner can be used in conjunction with what Jerry said above. I've found that it helps to get the crud out. Also before reconnecting the connectors to the lights. put some dielectric grease on the contacts to help prevent future corrosion.
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Old 02-09-2011, 11:07 AM   #4
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Old 02-09-2011, 12:00 PM   #5
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Backseat removal depends on which TJ you have. on my 01, I have to flip the seat in the up position. On each side where the bar inserts into the holding brackets, there are pins that insert on the bar to keep it from moving. If you pull those pins off, the seat should slide from side to side which allows you to remove the back seat.

Again, this depends on which year model you have.
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Old 02-09-2011, 12:23 PM   #6
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Since you didn't say what year Wrangler you have, I'll add to what PTaylor said. On my '06, fold the rear set forward, push down on the bar that runs along the bottom, and pull the seat out.

Regarding headlights, if cleaning the connections doesn't work for you, it is very easy to replace the entire headlight. The stock lamps are sealed beam, so they don't have replaceable bulbs. Three torx screws hold the bezel, then three more hold the headlight on with a ring. If you want to upgrade to halogens, several companies make very nice headlamp replacements. I like my KC H4 Conversions. Others prefer Hella's.
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Old 02-09-2011, 01:08 PM   #7
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i have a 98 TJ
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Old 02-09-2011, 01:20 PM   #8
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Get a set of LED lights. Here's a product review vid:
http://www.youtube.com/4wd#p/u/0/k4-kbu5TCTo
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Old 02-09-2011, 02:46 PM   #9
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Edit: Make that four screws holding the retaining ring.
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Old 02-09-2011, 02:53 PM   #10
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Get a set of LED lights. Here's a product review vid:
http://www.youtube.com/4wd#p/u/0/k4-kbu5TCTo
Those LED lights seem cool...if not pricey at $273 per light.
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Old 02-09-2011, 03:33 PM   #11
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i like those led light ! you guys know that my b-day is in July....just saying....lol
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:31 PM   #12
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Seat removal on 98 TJ. Fold back of seat flat, slide seat to the left, pull right side back a couple inches, slide seat back to the right, and remove.
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Old 02-09-2011, 10:32 PM   #13
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Delta has a set of headlights that have the "white/blue" look H4 Xenon bulb for around $70 and trust me they are much brighter than stock! I had a problem fitting them but a bead of silicone fixed that right up.
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Go to dpgoffroad.com and get you the ipf housing with the fatboy bulbs thtas what i have and they are awesome!

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