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11-24-2010 10:02 AM
rripror ... KC Slimlites.

11-24-2010 02:26 AM
Originally Posted by haden1128 View Post
Bombero - do those PIAAs have a plastic housing or metal? Also, do they come with a harness, switch, and relay?

The PIAA's have a black metal housing. Grill cover on the lights are plastic. Yes they come with all that stuff.

I got a set of the 6" PIAA 580's for my front bumper too. I'll post up pics after I get them installed.
11-24-2010 01:19 AM
phottomatt I like the KC daylighters, but I swapped the goofy yellow covers for the soft ones, black with red letters. They fit really well and blend in much better. The antenna does hit the lights a little but I put some shrink wrap on it to keep from scratching, there is a picture of it.

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11-23-2010 10:54 PM
brodydez I did the warn lights on mine. They have that wireless system so you don't need to run any wires through the firewall. Pretty easy install too.
11-23-2010 12:57 PM
JIMBOX Yea, thats the main reason I haven't got one on mine, to tough To find a spot-and I've looked for a lotta spots() !!

Originally Posted by CMEvans79 View Post
I like that, but I wonder the best place to put it on a wrangler?
with a removable top, wiring is tough without a quick-release connector and with top off----where doitgo ??

I don't take my hardtop off anymore, but I do the "T" tops, so I'M not gonna set that spotlight way back on the hardtop and there just ain't nowhere else !!

The "GOLITE" does make a quick wired (placeontop) model but, for just personal and not duty--to much trouble !


11-23-2010 12:33 PM
CMEvans79 I like that, but I wonder the best place to put it on a wrangler?
11-23-2010 12:30 PM
JIMBOX Yea, law/SAR/Ambulance, but way to hard to modify the jeep to accept the remote use, but

I've used "GOLIGHT" in several of my past 4wds, but not on my JK, however they are phenomenal for off-road use with remote control

They rotate 370 degrees and you can remotely control them from 30/50 yds and that's kewl in the boondocks-if you're away from your vehicle and !!

11-23-2010 11:21 AM
Originally Posted by JeeperJake View Post
Originally Posted by john's ct jeep View Post
i had something like that in 1964 and the word that comes to mind is "dorky" even then not cool.
at work we have those on our patrol cars ... And I think they are useful for delivery drivers or truck drivers ... But on a jeep they would probably just rattle around and get broke.
11-23-2010 11:12 AM
john's ct jeep
Originally Posted by JeeperJake View Post
i had something like that in 1964 and the word that comes to mind is "dorky" even then not cool.
11-23-2010 10:43 AM
JeeperJake Does anyone use these old style movable spotlights?

As shown in
11-23-2010 10:19 AM
JIMBOX Anything above your headlights should be for off-road anyway

No matter what the state laws are !!

11-23-2010 09:19 AM
Originally Posted by Bombero37A View Post
I have the PIAA 540's. They are 5". Love them.
Bombero - do those PIAAs have a plastic housing or metal? Also, do they come with a harness, switch, and relay?
11-23-2010 09:03 AM
red_rider i'd say most people decided by their needs and where they live.. a 5" or 6" round daylighter is most common as one can use it for the road, the field.. nearly anywhere. a versatile light, which supposedly is as large as one can go before causing, thoughtfully, any distractions (according to rogerg ;P). mine are enormous, but they offer shattering light in the country and on the farm, and they REALLY p*ss off folk who drive too slowly at night; i hardly notice them when they're not in use on my drives. if you're unsure, definitely go with the smaller round kc's. bracket installation time is less than five minutes (unless your bolts are rusted), and if you know anything about electricity, light installation is less than half an hour.
11-23-2010 09:01 AM
haden1128 Thanks for the help and the pictures everybody!

Bombero -- Which brackets did you use?
11-23-2010 08:00 AM
daggo66 Mine's a little more unique. I mounted KC's on the KC hood mount light bar.

11-23-2010 07:53 AM
offshoretek I can't post any other pictures now because I'm offshore for another week but I have the 6" KC 50 series lights on Rugged Ridge brackets.

The lights are about 5" in depth and I still have at least 2" clearance between the back of the light and the windshield. Installation was relatively simple.
11-22-2010 10:32 PM
tabber02 what made you guys decide on the lights you all chose? seems like each of you chose differently, I was headed down the 6" Hella but now I'm not sure..

Based on everyones comments you all like them, but what was your deciding factor? Thanks for the feedback.
11-22-2010 10:20 PM
Bombero37A I have the PIAA 540's. They are 5". Love them.
11-22-2010 09:21 PM
john's ct jeep KC slimlites love the look, work great only complant summer nights attract bugs big time when moving down the road.
11-22-2010 09:16 PM
Elevated Offroad I have the 6" Hella lights
11-22-2010 09:08 PM
Rogerg I got the KC 6" slimlite.I think its the perfect size for the windshield.Any bigger i would think will be a distraction.

11-22-2010 04:45 PM
red_rider you may also want to browse my profile- there are some other pictures you can see them on, too.
11-22-2010 04:44 PM
red_rider here is a set of kc 6" by 9" long-range lights.. deadly. i have a few on my camera that i will upload for you later tonight-- showing the brackets, a closeup, and an shot from above.
11-22-2010 04:35 PM
Windshield mounted lights - pics please

I want to mount some lights at the bottom corners of my windshield. If you have this setup, can you please post some pictures. I'm interested in the KC lights, mainly because they are the most economical, but I'm not sure if the 6 inch daylighters will work on the brackets or if I should go with the 6 inch slimlites. Your Thoughts?

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