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11-29-2011 10:26 PM
TJspeed
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Originally Posted by DgonzTj View Post
i saw a jeep the other day with two bolts holding the spare tire which lit up with red LED's... wish i could've asked him about it... looked like a great 3rd light replacement
like this? Delta Tech 01-6581-50 - Delta Waterproof Lug Nut Light for Aftermarket Swing Spare Tire - Quadratec
11-29-2011 10:17 PM
DgonzTj i saw a jeep the other day with two bolts holding the spare tire which lit up with red LED's... wish i could've asked him about it... looked like a great 3rd light replacement
11-29-2011 07:37 PM
LilYeller



I just like showing these off lol. Maxxima 6" hybrid oval and 3" round LED.
11-29-2011 12:30 PM
ygohome
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Originally Posted by thecheezman View Post
Any pics? Curious how they look.
Here they are after I first installed them in 2005.



Here are some photos of them lit up on the trail



Here is one from 2008 just after both a very bad endover and roll (bent the frame pretty bad). You can see that the driver side rear LED housing was hit in the rollover (but it didn't crack or break and still works perfect) and the housing was only pushed into the hole/recess a bit and tearing the grommet. This is why a rubber grommet is superior to a hard mounted or plastic retainer/grommet. The rubber grommet gives instead of cracking and breaking the LED housing.


here is the same LEDs and grommet. Photo was taken last month. I need to still someday replace that torn rubber grommet but it is still working the way it is.


external taillights without using flush mount rubber grommets would have been broken and torn off. Anyways, i wouldn't invest in any aftermarket tail lights if they were not flush mounted using rubber grommets.
11-01-2011 06:39 AM
thecheezman
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Originally Posted by ygohome View Post
Any pics? Curious how they look.
11-01-2011 12:37 AM
Provelogear
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Originally Posted by 68USMC72 View Post
I want to put the Savvy units on my 98 TJ. What kind of flasher relay will I need?
You just need to take your flasher module out and cut a trace. See our tech section and there is a link to a write up.

This needs to be done with any LED lights. Good for any 1997 to 2000.
10-28-2011 11:37 AM
ygohome On my jeep I have GROTE lights
Grote Industries: Product #53312 - Red, Grommet Mount
Grote Industries: Product #66815 - 6" Long, Ground Return,Slim-Line .180 Male
Truck-Lite - Catalog Product : Mounting Grommets For 4'' Lamps
*I used the Trucklite grommet instead of a Grote grommet because it was a better fit.

these Grote's have a lot of LEDs and the red lens is reflective (which is a requirement in some states unless you want to also put reflective tape on your bumper). These GROTE lights are also thin so that they will fit even if you have an evap canister in the passenger side rear fender.

In the 5 or 6 years I've had them not one LED bulb has burnt out. And I've banged them into rocks a lot and after a rollover they are still going strong.

They don't have backup lights or license plate lighting so you'll have to address that with additional lighting.

For my license lamp I used a SuperBright license plate lamp:




for my reverse lighting I put in a single 6.5" white oval LED light flush into my rear bumper:
10-28-2011 09:54 AM
SteelBlue44 A little bit of a better shot, their raised about an inch off the body
10-28-2011 09:51 AM
SteelBlue44 Got em off of quadratec, no cutting required, just straight install. I like them, but if i could do it again i would get the flush mounted tails. And the back up light on them are completely useless
10-27-2011 10:25 PM
BlackMetal 2004TJ
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Originally Posted by SteelBlue44 View Post
Installed this about a year ago
looks great man nice color jeep too!
10-27-2011 11:48 AM
thecheezman
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Originally Posted by SteelBlue44 View Post
Installed this about a year ago

nice, where did you get those?
10-27-2011 11:31 AM
TJspeed
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Originally Posted by SteelBlue44 View Post
Installed this about a year ago
I like those where did you get them at?
10-27-2011 11:21 AM
RockHound
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Originally Posted by s14sh3r View Post
Holy D-ring, Batman!
I found it at a military surplus here in Utah, welded it up to a reciever. I like it much better that a ball sack hanging like some have. I do have to remove it when wheeling, gets anoying hitting the rocks
10-26-2011 08:45 PM
s14sh3r
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Originally Posted by RockHound View Post
I just installed these a couple months ago
Holy D-ring, Batman!
10-26-2011 08:34 PM
sfl-rubi You can get them at most Parts stores. I had to replace the one in my 2005 Rubi when the modified one I did went bye-bye.
10-26-2011 08:26 PM
68USMC72 I want to put the Savvy units on my 98 TJ. What kind of flasher relay will I need?
10-26-2011 08:18 PM
SteelBlue44 Installed this about a year ago
10-26-2011 02:28 PM
RockHound I just installed these a couple months ago
10-25-2011 09:01 PM
Punisher-One They will carry those jeep style truck LEDs in most truck shops. That is what I am going to do. I acutally like the look of the fatory lights and they will be a hell of a lot cheaper in a truck shop that sells tons of them.
10-25-2011 08:48 PM
saharaguy
are these the SAME 'box' rear lamps that are on the 2011/2012 Wranglers???

[QUOTE=freeskier;1469465]In case anyone is interested, superbrightleds.com has exact stock replacement housings, since our tail lights are just generic truck lights.

Very nice looking:

LBL-R16W18 Multi-Function LED Box Light

Very nice...but will these fit a 2011/2012 Wrangler???

10-07-2011 11:28 AM
freeskier
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Originally Posted by Diverdown87
Has anyone tried just replaceing the bulbs in their stock housings with the LED ones? I know they make them just have not really heard of anyone doing it. I have my factory taillights sunk into my tub which of course caused me to lose my plate light. Quick fix with an after market one wired into the harness. Just curious how the LED type would fit into the housing and how well they work before I go buy the bulbs. I alreadyhave LED markers up front with the #26 fasher installed so I know that part will work.
I prices it out, but cost wise and end result wise you would be better off replacing the whole housing with LED ones, like the ones I linked to about 4 posts up.
10-07-2011 10:54 AM
Diverdown87 Has anyone tried just replaceing the bulbs in their stock housings with the LED ones? I know they make them just have not really heard of anyone doing it. I have my factory taillights sunk into my tub which of course caused me to lose my plate light. Quick fix with an after market one wired into the harness. Just curious how the LED type would fit into the housing and how well they work before I go buy the bulbs. I alreadyhave LED markers up front with the #26 fasher installed so I know that part will work.
10-06-2011 09:05 AM
Rubicon2 Here are the ones that I have on my Jeep and they have worked great for 2 years now.

Pilot Automotive Plug-n-Play LED Tail Lamp Set for 87-06 Jeep® Wrangler YJ, TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec
10-06-2011 06:01 AM
SirGeorgeKillian Flush mount LED's ARE a performance upgrade. Mounted flush they are less likely to get smashed and bashed. And being LED they draw less power, meaning more power left over for other off road lights...
08-14-2011 03:08 PM
freeskier In case anyone is interested, superbrightleds.com has exact stock replacement housings, since our tail lights are just generic truck lights.

Very nice looking:

LBL-R16W18 Multi-Function LED Box Light



There are two different versions, one with the license plate illumination and one without. You would have to get one of each.

If I got corner armor I may consider going back the the stock look with these LED housings.
08-14-2011 11:24 AM
YJ88GA Having a problem with my conversion to LEDs. Have wired them correctly but when I put my Jeep into reverse the lights go out completely. Not sure what the problem is any suggestions?
04-08-2011 11:56 AM
DevilDogDoc See I would have a huge issue with paying close to $200 for taillights, have to replace them twice and have to pay money for a warranty issue. My $15 walmart LEDs are still going strong almost 2 years later.
04-08-2011 11:48 AM
2003x
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Originally Posted by DevilDogDoc View Post
Bummer.
The 2 replacement sets were warrantied from ORO. First set was free, 2nd set cost me $50, but was still brand new from ORO. Just a pain to keep changing them out and re-wiring them.
04-08-2011 08:47 AM
KawiMonsterSahara GREAT! You are welcome....
04-08-2011 12:34 AM
DevilDogDoc
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Originally Posted by 2003x View Post
oh forgot to mention, this is my 3rd set......
Bummer.
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