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02-13-2014 11:04 AM
2footin truck lite #07496 self defrosting LED headlamp
02-13-2014 09:57 AM
Bad_Dog
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Originally Posted by LongRifle45 View Post
I just installed JW Speakers on my 2013 JKUR and I couldn't be happier. I was blown away with how bright they are. The light pattern is very smooth and wide with a sharp cutoff. As a matter of fact, my stock fog lights don't even show up if I turn them on. I will most likely replace the stock fogs with the Speaker fogs at some point. I struggled with the cost initially, but now that I have them installed I have no regrets and wish I would have done it sooner.
This pretty much mirrors my observations after installing the JW Speakers. The old headlights really needed to have the fogs turned-on. The fogs plus the stock headlights combined made them decent. Now with JW speakers, there's no comparison. And you're right, the stock fogs barely show up when you turn them on. This spring, I'm probably going to buy the JW fogs. I'm going to wait since it involves me crawling beneath the Jeep and since it's been averaging 11 degrees here, and I still have snow and ice in my driveway, I'm not that desperate to upgrade.
02-13-2014 01:13 AM
BILLET SILVER
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Originally Posted by LongRifle45 View Post
I just installed JW Speakers on my 2013 JKUR and I couldn't be happier. I was blown away with how bright they are. The light pattern is very smooth and wide with a sharp cutoff. As a matter of fact, my stock fog lights don't even show up if I turn them on. I will most likely replace the stock fogs with the Speaker fogs at some point. I struggled with the cost initially, but now that I have them installed I have no regrets and wish I would have done it sooner.
Great choice…I also went with JW h/l and d/l. Then added ARB Intensity leds for off road.
The ARBs really eliminate the need for any other additional lighting.

02-12-2014 11:24 PM
LongRifle45 I just installed JW Speakers on my 2013 JKUR and I couldn't be happier. I was blown away with how bright they are. The light pattern is very smooth and wide with a sharp cutoff. As a matter of fact, my stock fog lights don't even show up if I turn them on. I will most likely replace the stock fogs with the Speaker fogs at some point. I struggled with the cost initially, but now that I have them installed I have no regrets and wish I would have done it sooner.
02-08-2014 11:20 AM
jdambm
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Originally Posted by Austin_FL View Post
Can someone post everything I need to buy to make trucklites work. Harness, wiring, etc.and where to buy them. I planned on getting the lights from amazon but dont know where to get the harness/wires if they are even needed. Thank you
Truck-Lite Part poi96830 - Pulse Width Modulation Adapter Harness - - 4 Wheel Parts
Two Jeep Wrangler LED Headlamp Conversion Truck Lite 27270C 7" Round | eBay

Headlight Revolution and TLG group make a harness as well.
Northridge sells a plug and play setup with harness for not much more and they support us here.
02-08-2014 09:23 AM
redvettx2 So I have $1000 worth of accessory lighting but I can't see driving down my street. I amazed that Chrysler is so stupid that they have not figured out we are willing to pay for a good set of headlights. When MB owned them you would think some of the technology would have came their way. I guess night as they are still using candles for light. We are willing to pay for quality lights Chrysler and you could use the money! How about a $1000 option for self leveling xenon lights? Had them on SLK that was 6 inchs off the ground and they were the best lights I have ever seen. New Jeep order how just sent $800 to an after market company because Jeep is asleep at the wheel!
Ordered a set of JW in Black with anti Flicker- $800 delivered for all was the best I could find.
02-08-2014 08:57 AM
Austin_FL Can someone post everything I need to buy to make trucklites work. Harness, wiring, etc.and where to buy them. I planned on getting the lights from amazon but dont know where to get the harness/wires if they are even needed. Thank you
01-22-2014 10:45 PM
jdambm
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Originally Posted by 4forme View Post
Do I need 1 or 2 anti flicker harness for the TL's to install in a jk?
One for each headlight they are usually sold individually
01-22-2014 10:43 PM
4forme Do I need 1 or 2 anti flicker harness for the TL's to install in a jk?
01-07-2014 10:19 PM
djwrangler Just to follow up, Truck-lite emailed back and said any of their distributors can order up the part numbers for the ECE versions of the lights.
01-02-2014 06:23 PM
djwrangler Just did some digging and emailed Truck-lite. They do make ECE-approved LED Headlights. Both in 7" Round and 5x7. The trouble seems to be finding them for sale in the U.S. I emailed again for some more info.

The part number for the ECE 5x7 lights are: 27490c for Right Hand Traffic (US)

27290c for the 7" round RHT versions

These lights should have the improved pattern similar to many H4/E-code upgrades only with the improved output of LEDs. I'll let you guys know what I find out.
01-02-2014 03:28 PM
TRAUMAhead Put 2-3 wraps of electric tape around the housing, then put the retaining ring on.

Checked my plugs and swapped headlights, one is definitely dead. Didn't even have them for a week.
01-02-2014 12:34 PM
VaderJK12 Installed the Trucklites the other day. The headlights are not snug, they fit and all but the entire housing seems a little loose. Does the housing need to be trimmed at all? Anyone else have this issue?
01-02-2014 12:59 AM
TRAUMAhead First trip to Death Valley with my Truck-lites, passenger side stopped working on the way back.
12-31-2013 07:45 PM
djwrangler Quick low beam shot

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12-31-2013 06:12 PM
djwrangler Just installed the TLs on my YJ. I gotta say Im not really impressed with the beam pattern. Looks like stock only brighter. No decent cutoff, just two bright hot spots. My Hella H4s had a way better pattern and I was just running regular wattage Sylvania bulbs.

That said, they do light up the road pretty well. I'd probably compare them to the reflector-style OEM HIDs. Im gonna play around with the aiming and run them for a week to see how I feel about them. Right now though, I don't think they are several hundred dollars better than a good H4 upgrade.
12-31-2013 09:32 AM
steve_plunkett
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Originally Posted by Shark_13 View Post
Make sure to aim them properly, if street signs are crazy bright you might be aimed too high
I think there aimed pretty close to right. Theyve been level with the trunk of every sedan ive pulled up behind
12-31-2013 08:58 AM
Shark_13
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Originally Posted by steve_plunkett View Post
I just installed my truck lites. Havent had a chance to drive at night yet but during the day i lit up street signs three blocks away
Make sure to aim them properly, if street signs are crazy bright you might be aimed too high
12-30-2013 05:03 PM
markmontana Installed my Trucklites yesterday. Plug and play install. No modifications- perfect fit. Upgraded from an H4 halogen, so they were already brighter than stock. Really light up the road- very pleased.
12-30-2013 02:26 PM
steve_plunkett I just installed my truck lites. Havent had a chance to drive at night yet but during the day i lit up street signs three blocks away
12-29-2013 11:52 PM
TRAUMAhead Haven't had time yet, just set them so the cut off is right about the top edge of a trunk of a small sedan. Another thing I noticed is when I'm 2-3 feet from a wall, the high beam hot spots are offset compared to my low beam. High beams look centered, low beams are off to the right a bit. Noticeable when I'm driving straight, the V hot spot is closer to the right lane.
12-29-2013 10:26 PM
Shark_13
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Originally Posted by TRAUMAhead View Post
Just installed Truck-lites with a RallyLights harness, first impressions disappointed so far. Previous lights were $35 eBay HIDs/stock housing that were brighter with a better spread but worse cut off. The driver side sticks out forward slightly more than the passenger side, pretty sure they were seated all the way but I need to double check. Read about the TLs fitting a bit loose, so I also wrapped them in electrical tape so the retaining ring would fit snug. V hot spot was really noticeable, not sure if I can get use to them. If the TLs don't grow on me, I'm gonna sell them and go back to halogen lights with Hella E-code housings.
Have you adjusted them properly?
The hot spot can be minimized by playing with horizontal aiming.
I know every Jeep is different, mine did not need any tape to fit snug.
12-27-2013 08:43 PM
TRAUMAhead Just installed Truck-lites with a RallyLights harness, first impressions disappointed so far. Previous lights were $35 eBay HIDs/stock housing that were brighter with a better spread but worse cut off. The driver side sticks out forward slightly more than the passenger side, pretty sure they were seated all the way but I need to double check. Read about the TLs fitting a bit loose, so I also wrapped them in electrical tape so the retaining ring would fit snug. V hot spot was really noticeable, not sure if I can get use to them. If the TLs don't grow on me, I'm gonna sell them and go back to halogen lights with Hella E-code housings.
12-27-2013 08:24 PM
wassup8687 You guys are going to LOVE them!!!
12-27-2013 02:48 PM
steve_plunkett
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Originally Posted by Qurtyslyn View Post
Ordered my Truck Lite's last night with my Christmas money from my Grandparents, and the Amazon card I got from work, plus my Tenure Bonus. $360 off Amazon (not there anymore), plus the cards and money from Christmas, they only cost me $80. Should be here next Thursday, can't wait.
Mine should be in monday unless a miracle happens and there here tomorrow. Im following my tracking order like a hawk hahah
12-27-2013 11:46 AM
Qurtyslyn Ordered my Truck Lite's last night with my Christmas money from my Grandparents, and the Amazon card I got from work, plus my Tenure Bonus.

$360 off Amazon (not there anymore), plus the cards and money from Christmas, they only cost me $80. Should be here next Thursday, can't wait.
12-27-2013 08:55 AM
pepatrick
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Originally Posted by Bad_Dog View Post
I just ordered a pair of JW Speaker 8700's and a pair of Trucklite anti-flicker harnesses. The prices I found on the other sites were about the same, so just went with Quadratec since they've always been dependable. I reminded myself last night how much I really needed to upgrade my headlights by attempting to drive home without the fogs on. After a string of curses and a mile later, I turned the fogs back on because one simply cannot drive with the headlights, alone (at low beam anyway). Has anyone upgraded to the JW fog lights? Curious to know how they are v/s the stock fogs?
JW 6145 fogs are far better than stock and compliment the 8700s nicely.
12-27-2013 08:53 AM
steve_plunkett
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Originally Posted by Denizen of the Deep View Post
What is the discount code?
lifeisgood5
12-27-2013 08:33 AM
Denizen of the Deep
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Originally Posted by steve_plunkett View Post
Bit the bullet and order from discount fleet supply with the discount code for 370 and free shipping
What is the discount code?
12-27-2013 08:23 AM
Bad_Dog I just ordered a pair of JW Speaker 8700's and a pair of Trucklite anti-flicker harnesses. The prices I found on the other sites were about the same, so just went with Quadratec since they've always been dependable.

I reminded myself last night how much I really needed to upgrade my headlights by attempting to drive home without the fogs on. After a string of curses and a mile later, I turned the fogs back on because one simply cannot drive with the headlights, alone (at low beam anyway).

Has anyone upgraded to the JW fog lights? Curious to know how they are v/s the stock fogs?
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