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07-13-2013 05:36 PM
foxsat71 Attachment 272236
07-13-2013 05:34 PM
foxsat71 The ballasts were originally mounted on a bracket used to attach the factory fender. I have aftermarket fenders, thus I was forced to cut off the brackets.
07-13-2013 05:31 PM
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07-13-2013 10:47 AM
foxsat71
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Originally Posted by TRAUMAhead View Post
What brand did you go with?
Extreme Lighting. See pics above. Engineered in Germany, made in China(like everything else), and they are very well made. Very bright, white light. I'll take some pics later today when I remove my grill------west coast time.
07-13-2013 12:14 AM
Espada NFRs2000NYC,

I was all set to pony-up for a set of LED headlights, but you really got me thinking again. I might just go the HIS route after all. How are the lights in snow, and the overall durability? I wanted a set of JWs for a couple of reasons.

1) Tight beam pattern and clean cut-off. I want to see, but don't want to blind fellow motorists

2) Ease of install.

I had a 2004 WRX back in the day, and I installed HIDs into the reflector housings that were meant for halogen lights. Yes I was that douchebag, and I am very sorry for it. I swore off non-factory HID becuase the install was a PITA on the WRX, and because of pegging the D-Bag meter.

I really like the night driving picture you posted, and would have been very surprised that a Wrangler was producing that tight pattern had this not been a Wrangler forum! Was the install hard? Thanks in advance for any insight!
07-12-2013 07:18 PM
TRAUMAhead
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Originally Posted by foxsat71 View Post
Here are some pics of the HID Lights I have installed on my Jeep:
What brand did you go with?
07-10-2013 05:56 PM
foxsat71 I'll post some on Fri/Sat when I remove the grill to plasti-dip and install Tuffy hood lock.
07-10-2013 07:41 AM
Austin_FL
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Originally Posted by foxsat71 View Post
Here are some pics of the HID Lights I have installed on my Jeep:
Pics of them installed
07-10-2013 02:09 AM
foxsat71 Here are some pics of the HID Lights I have installed on my Jeep:

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07-09-2013 04:37 PM
NFRs2000NYC
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Originally Posted by foxsat71 View Post

The picture of your Jeep; that image is poster quality. The rich color, the dynamic depth, the clarity; it's awesome. the location too; especially under a huge boulder. Don't tell me u snapped that with a smartphone?
Haha thanks, definitely not a smartphone.
07-09-2013 04:32 PM
joeg679
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Originally Posted by foxsat71 View Post
The picture of your Jeep; that image is poster quality. The rich color, the dynamic depth, the clarity; it's awesome. the location too; especially under a huge boulder. Don't tell me u snapped that with a smartphone?
I agree--very cool pic
07-09-2013 04:25 PM
foxsat71
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Originally Posted by NFRs2000NYC View Post
I have the HID Projector headlights and they are by far the best and most useful mod that I have done. Worth every cent and can be customized 200 million different ways.
The picture of your Jeep; that image is poster quality. The rich color, the dynamic depth, the clarity; it's awesome. the location too; especially under a huge boulder. Don't tell me u snapped that with a smartphone?
07-09-2013 04:15 PM
foxsat71
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Originally Posted by Scott in Houston View Post

I'm a huge P.O.S, but a trustworthy one. haha. Kidding...
I'm on a bunch of car forums, so there are some here who can vouch for me.

I'll send you a PM later today. This is a very nice thing of you to do. I'll make it up to you. Thanks!
Trustworthy people are cool. P.O.S. that are trustworthy even better. Sounds good; I'll expect ur PM.
07-09-2013 04:12 PM
foxsat71
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Originally Posted by joeg679 View Post

So you have the LED's or is there a flicker problem with HID's too?
I have HID lights on my JKU; had flicker at first; added cancelors and have been fine since. I'll try to snap a few pics of the package before work. My schedule is all over the place the next couple weeks.
07-09-2013 03:45 PM
NFRs2000NYC
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Originally Posted by Iguana View Post
I love that bumper. which one is that?
Rampage recovery. Bumper is a monster. Don't want to hijack this thread so you can go here for more pics.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/my-...ab-242840.html
07-09-2013 03:45 PM
NFRs2000NYC
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Originally Posted by Austin_FL View Post
Your wranglers a tank. Thanks for all the info. One more question. What mesh grill did you buy? I was looking at rugged ridge which is $60 compared to a $130 one
It is the RR one. Fit is eh (takes a little swearing) but does its job and looks great.
07-09-2013 03:30 PM
Austin_FL
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Originally Posted by NFRs2000NYC View Post
Here is a pic of them on....not blinding in the slightest. Perfect light control.
Your wranglers a tank. Thanks for all the info. One more question. What mesh grill did you buy? I was looking at rugged ridge which is $60 compared to a $130 one
07-09-2013 03:29 PM
Iguana
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Originally Posted by NFRs2000NYC View Post
I have the HID Projector headlights and they are by far the best and most useful mod that I have done. Worth every cent and can be customized 200 million different ways.

I love that bumper. which one is that?
07-09-2013 03:26 PM
Scott in Houston
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Originally Posted by foxsat71 View Post
I'll go out on a limb here. I'll send you a kit to try for yourself; if u don't like them, send them back. I just hope your not a P.O.S. If ur interested. I can also just give you the # to bro-in-law shop and see if he will sell them to you. I'll post a few pics of the box they come in and you can look them up yourself. Will post later; gotta get some sleep.
I'm a huge P.O.S, but a trustworthy one. haha. Kidding...
I'm on a bunch of car forums, so there are some here who can vouch for me.

I'll send you a PM later today. This is a very nice thing of you to do. I'll make it up to you. Thanks!
07-09-2013 03:22 PM
joeg679
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Originally Posted by foxsat71 View Post
Lights first: I had flicker issues at first, but then I added the cancelors and all has been fine since. It's a tight package, can't tell it's aftermarket.

Your right, the black reflects onto the headlight lens. I have the same color JKU and have been blacking it out. I definitely have to plasti-dip the grill now.
So you have the LED's or is there a flicker problem with HID's too?
07-09-2013 12:37 PM
foxsat71
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Originally Posted by NFRs2000NYC View Post

They actually don't have a dark tint, but I guess that's how they come out on photos. The front "glass" is still clear. The housing and the shrouds are satin black, so it gives them the appearance of being black.

Here's a slightly better representation.
Lights first: I had flicker issues at first, but then I added the cancelors and all has been fine since. It's a tight package, can't tell it's aftermarket.

Your right, the black reflects onto the headlight lens. I have the same color JKU and have been blacking it out. I definitely have to plasti-dip the grill now.
07-09-2013 12:28 PM
foxsat71
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Originally Posted by Scott in Houston View Post

I may have missed it in this thread, but where did you get them? (Link?)

I'd like some "plug and play" solutions.
I'll go out on a limb here. I'll send you a kit to try for yourself; if u don't like them, send them back. I just hope your not a P.O.S. If ur interested. I can also just give you the # to bro-in-law shop and see if he will sell them to you. I'll post a few pics of the box they come in and you can look them up yourself. Will post later; gotta get some sleep.
07-09-2013 12:24 PM
NFRs2000NYC
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Originally Posted by foxsat71 View Post
I like the dark tint your headlights have when not illuminated. Somewhat of a sinister look.
They actually don't have a dark tint, but I guess that's how they come out on photos. The front "glass" is still clear. The housing and the shrouds are satin black, so it gives them the appearance of being black.

Here's a slightly better representation.
07-09-2013 12:22 PM
joeg679
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Originally Posted by NFRs2000NYC View Post
Yes, this is a true bi-xenon system, the same as you get on BMWs, Audis, etc. There is a shield (which makes the nice and pretty cutoff line that projector HID setups are famous for) which is dropped out of the way when you pull the highbeam stalk. This allows light to be output from 100% of the projector. They are silent and very effective. The harness comes with the kit and it is a simple plug and play. However, if you have the LED headlights and want to kill the flicker, you can purchase the same harness on ebay for around $10. Using this harness will require minor modification to your LED headlights (basically changing the connector or splicing wires together).

1 Set of 35W HID H13 9008 Hi Lo Low Bi Xenon Controller Relay Wiring Harness | eBay

Thanks man!
07-09-2013 12:20 PM
foxsat71
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Originally Posted by NFRs2000NYC View Post

Well, the harness has to be attached to the + and - of the battery, but other than that, the rest is click click click connectors. You can't have a harness that doesn't attach to the battery because then it would not be an independent power source and it would pull power from the headlight source (OEM) which causes flicker. You are talking about a plug and play kit, which you can't use on a JK without having issues.
I like the dark tint your headlights have when not illuminated. Somewhat of a sinister look.
07-09-2013 12:16 PM
NFRs2000NYC
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Originally Posted by foxsat71 View Post
I just looked up the link you provided. The kit I get requires no grounding of terminals or anything. Very clean and simple.
Well, the harness has to be attached to the + and - of the battery, but other than that, the rest is click click click connectors. You can't have a harness that doesn't attach to the battery because then it would not be an independent power source and it would pull power from the headlight source (OEM) which causes flicker. You are talking about a plug and play kit, which you can't use on a JK without having issues.
07-09-2013 12:12 PM
foxsat71
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Originally Posted by NFRs2000NYC View Post

Yes, this is a true bi-xenon system, the same as you get on BMWs, Audis, etc. There is a shield (which makes the nice and pretty cutoff line that projector HID setups are famous for) which is dropped out of the way when you pull the highbeam stalk. This allows light to be output from 100% of the projector. They are silent and very effective. The harness comes with the kit and it is a simple plug and play. However, if you have the LED headlights and want to kill the flicker, you can purchase the same harness on ebay for around $10. Using this harness will require minor modification to your LED headlights (basically changing the connector or splicing wires together).

1 Set of 35W HID H13 9008 Hi Lo Low Bi Xenon Controller Relay Wiring Harness | eBay
I just looked up the link you provided. The kit I get requires no grounding of terminals or anything. Very clean and simple.
07-09-2013 12:08 PM
NFRs2000NYC
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Originally Posted by joeg679 View Post
They look great. What harness did you get and do you have hi beams? I have a set of HID's now and don't get hi beams, the light moves a little, but they are not any brighter.
Yes, this is a true bi-xenon system, the same as you get on BMWs, Audis, etc. There is a shield (which makes the nice and pretty cutoff line that projector HID setups are famous for) which is dropped out of the way when you pull the highbeam stalk. This allows light to be output from 100% of the projector. They are silent and very effective. The harness comes with the kit and it is a simple plug and play. However, if you have the LED headlights and want to kill the flicker, you can purchase the same harness on ebay for around $10. Using this harness will require minor modification to your LED headlights (basically changing the connector or splicing wires together).

1 Set of 35W HID H13 9008 Hi Lo Low Bi Xenon Controller Relay Wiring Harness | eBay
07-09-2013 12:04 PM
foxsat71
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Originally Posted by Scott in Houston View Post

I may have missed it in this thread, but where did you get them? (Link?)

I'd like some "plug and play" solutions.
I get them through my As#hoŁ! Brother-in-law. I can get u or anyone for that matter these lights. I guarantee you will like them. Extreme white light. Comes w/bracket to mount each ballast. I can probably get them shipped for $150. I've had mine for about 10 months now; no flicker at all. The price includes the cancelers (prevents the flickering). I'm not a dealer or shop, just here to help others. If you are not satisfied, I will refund u ur $$$.
07-09-2013 11:53 AM
foxsat71
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Originally Posted by NFRs2000NYC View Post
Here is a pic of them on....not blinding in the slightest. Perfect light control.
Thanks for the info. Nicely done Jeep; again two thumbs up👍👍.
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