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08-01-2013 05:02 PM
teknoid I went with Silverstars first. They were a big improvement, but nothing like the E-Code/H4 setup with a harness I switched to a few weeks later. I can actually see, and not blind oncoming traffic. I don't like stock HIDs, so I definitely didn't want aftermarket ones (just my opinion, I think they're annoying). E-Codes may not be DOT compliant, but I haven't had an issue in the year I've been using them.
08-01-2013 04:16 PM
T2000J
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Originally Posted by steve_plunkett View Post
Has anyone used the delta tech HID headlight kit from quadratec? Id like new headlights and id like HIDs or the truck lites
I have the Truck Lights LED they are really bright twice the light of the stocks plus more white light they light up road signs from a good distance and they are plug and play no upgrading the Wiring harness . Brightest lights I have ever had in any of my vehicles .
08-01-2013 04:05 PM
steve_plunkett Has anyone used the delta tech HID headlight kit from quadratec? Id like new headlights and id like HIDs or the truck lites
07-31-2013 11:03 AM
TJ Green
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Originally Posted by wa_troop View Post

Down can be to the shoulder. I'm just saying that what they teach in drivers Ed dull headlights can also be a cause of ( deer accidents ) so pick your poison I guess
I was joking
07-31-2013 09:03 AM
clarkkent
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Originally Posted by Rubi513 View Post
Cibie housings W/Narva 100/90w bulbs.

Daniel Stern Lighting Consultancy and Supply
I second this. My setup plus I made new wiring harnesses. They are BRIGHT.
07-31-2013 05:34 AM
JDsDream This sort of arguing is what got most of the previous headlight threads shut down. It stops here.
07-30-2013 08:59 PM
doclouie Please stay on topic!
07-30-2013 08:44 PM
wa_troop
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Originally Posted by TJ Green View Post

And then watch every Deer bounce off your hood .
Down can be to the shoulder. I'm just saying that what they teach in drivers Ed dull headlights can also be a cause of ( deer accidents ) so pick your poison I guess
07-30-2013 08:39 PM
TJ Green
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Originally Posted by wa_troop View Post

In drivers Ed they teach u to not look ahead but look down at the lines at night when u have oncoming traffic...
And then watch every Deer bounce off your hood .
07-30-2013 07:42 PM
UnlimitedRubicon
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07-30-2013 06:58 PM
DBoat
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Originally Posted by nissanman1 View Post

My lights were like yours DIMMMM I would have done better with two candles and duct tape. I put some of the Sylvania Silverstars on too and they work great.
The silverstars are an improvement over stock.. I did that mod and then went led w truck lites and that was a huge improvement. Also, very white light output too
07-30-2013 06:38 PM
OhSixTJ
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Originally Posted by Zdrisko View Post

Let the flaming begin!
There's no flaming here, but if you're gonna do HID do it right. Don't half-ass it and make every other car on the road suffer the consequences.
07-30-2013 03:14 PM
nissanman1
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Originally Posted by Rayko View Post
Threw a set of Sylvania SilverStars in my 05 Rubi. Not expensive and I'm very happy with them.
My lights were like yours DIMMMM I would have done better with two candles and duct tape. I put some of the Sylvania Silverstars on too and they work great.
07-30-2013 09:45 AM
OhSixTJ
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Originally Posted by AbsolutCaptain View Post
Not the best photo. But only available.
Sure looks like it has a lot of that annoying glare associated with putting HID bulbs in non-HID housings.
07-30-2013 09:39 AM
Nissantech
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Originally Posted by Rayko View Post
Threw a set of Sylvania SilverStars in my 05 Rubi. Not expensive and I'm very happy with them.
Same here!
07-30-2013 07:02 AM
Neil F. DO NOT get a standard US DOT H4 housing. At a minimum, you need a European E-Code (Bosch, Hella) housing if you go with HID. European specification lighs haf a sharp cut off line and do not allow as much glare as US DOT. This will better control HID excessive glare. In addition, they need to be aimed correctly.

(The debate I am sure will come up. I have had HIDs with Hella lenses for 4 years and have not been flashed once. This is on my daily driver and road trip vehicle.)

H.I.D.s on my TJ = WOW! - JeepForum.com
07-30-2013 06:57 AM
blanc Hallo
I want to ask if you have any sollution about more space in my tj because now I have a baby and I need more space to carry things.
Thank you
07-30-2013 06:46 AM
Zdrisko After buying some H4 housings (black not recommended) you won't go wrong with hids. Personally, I can't justify spending stupid money on headlights that'll get broken or stolen. A few years ago I stumbled upon a gem and once I got my first set, I've never purchased any other halogen bulb again.

http://www.vvme.com/hid-conversion-kits
07-29-2013 11:02 PM
Cptc223
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Originally Posted by Jimmyfnly View Post
The stock headlights really suck on my lj and it is almost unsafe to drive it at night. I am looking to upgrade to some aftermarket lights.
What would u guys suggest?
I just put a set of KCs in my 06 Lj they made such a big difference they ran a little over 100$.
Well worth the money plus they look very nice installed.
07-29-2013 03:22 PM
Rubi513 Cibie housings W/Narva 100/90w bulbs.

Daniel Stern Lighting Consultancy and Supply
07-29-2013 03:02 PM
Lbear
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Originally Posted by AlexS View Post
Well this is the TJ section, so we cant just change bulbs like you JK folks. Have to upgrade from the sealed beam headlights!
Thanks for the correction. Didn't see the masthead. I'll go back to the JK section now.
07-29-2013 02:45 PM
AlexS
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Originally Posted by Lbear View Post
Agree the stock headlights suck. The 2014's are supposed to come with better ones (maybe then available from Mopar). You don't say or show what year your Jeep is, but if it's a 2013 the simplest, cheapest alternative is to change out the bulbs to Philips X-Treme bulbs. There is extensive discussion about the pros and cons of other alternatives on this site. Some people are Trucklite fans, some are JW Speaker and a host of others. HIDs may not be legal in your area, are very costly and can present serious issues of blinding oncoming drivers if not correctly installed with the right housing.

So you might want to do a little research elsewhere on this forum and then pick your poison. I got the Philips bulbs, easy peasy and they are adequate.
Well this is the TJ section, so we cant just change bulbs like you JK folks. Have to upgrade from the sealed beam headlights!
07-29-2013 12:04 PM
Lbear Agree the stock headlights suck. The 2014's are supposed to come with better ones (maybe then available from Mopar). You don't say or show what year your Jeep is, but if it's a 2013 the simplest, cheapest alternative is to change out the bulbs to Philips X-Treme bulbs. There is extensive discussion about the pros and cons of other alternatives on this site. Some people are Trucklite fans, some are JW Speaker and a host of others. HIDs may not be legal in your area, are very costly and can present serious issues of blinding oncoming drivers if not correctly installed with the right housing.

So you might want to do a little research elsewhere on this forum and then pick your poison. I got the Philips bulbs, easy peasy and they are adequate.
07-29-2013 11:47 AM
DBoat I struggled with this issue and went with the Truck Lites LEDs. Yes its a bit more but in the end I was satisfied with the decision and the outcome.
07-28-2013 09:10 PM
AbsolutCaptain Not the best photo. But only available.

Attachment 278839
07-28-2013 09:09 PM
AbsolutCaptain I've got delta tech quad housings. $150?? And got the DDM hid kit, 35watt 5000k hi/lo bulbs for $75. Brighter then stock. But no so obnoxious that it blinds other drivers.
07-28-2013 08:43 PM
Shark_13
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Originally Posted by UnlimitedRubicon View Post
What is your budget?

busdepot Bosch H4 housings/the inexpensive Hella bulbs on the same page/RJM harness ~$120
Cibié H4 e-code housings, Osram bulbs and D. Stern wiring kit ~$300
Truck-Lite LED lights ~$500
J.W. Speaker LED lights ~$800
Truck lites are down to $390 at discount fleet supply fyi.
07-28-2013 07:49 AM
lindel Delta housings and 60/55W bulbs here, along with a custom harness I made myself. Easy enough to do, and much less expensive than a pre-made harness.

If you live in the land of salt like I do, make sure the relays and connections are weather-proofed, regardless of who makes the harness/relays.
07-28-2013 07:46 AM
Jason E KC's are DOT Legal
07-28-2013 07:40 AM
Rayko Threw a set of Sylvania SilverStars in my 05 Rubi. Not expensive and I'm very happy with them.
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