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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-17-2014, 05:14 AM
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Views: 39,712
Posted By Hilldweller
I wouldn't include the fogs on my main headlight...

I wouldn't include the fogs on my main headlight harness; juice isn't worth the squeeze. Just use adapters with a cap and resistor if you want the flicker kicked.

For a full harness, I'd get Ray...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-17-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 72,381
Posted By Hilldweller
Ooops, I was wrong about who makes the lights for...

Ooops, I was wrong about who makes the lights for Q.
7 inch LED conversions (http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/showthread.php?394127-7-inch-LED-conversions)

I still haven't seen or put a meter...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-16-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 614
Posted By Hilldweller
I try to buy from somebody local, somebody that I...

I try to buy from somebody local, somebody that I camp with.
My local 4WheelParts manager comes and camps with us; he's the real deal. Also Steve from SouthEast Overland comes out to EVERYTHING in...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-16-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Hilldweller
The JWS 8700 Evolution 2 will soon come out as a...

The JWS 8700 Evolution 2 will soon come out as a MOPAR branded item. Dealers can't be adverse to them...
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f274/the-new-jwspeaker-evo-2s-installed-938185.html

You'll...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-15-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 965
Posted By Hilldweller
I have a buddy that's a diesel car fan and I've...

I have a buddy that's a diesel car fan and I've driven his MB that has nearly a million miles, his VeeDub that has over 300,000 miles, and an old Isuzu compact that broke it's odometer. They were...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-14-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 39,712
Posted By Hilldweller
Start from HERE...

Start from HERE (http://www.amazon.com/Computer-Warning-Canceller-Anti-Flicker-HID/dp/B002O95M3K/ref=pd_sim_auto_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=1WK7T3Y84M2ACWXRSV1S) and use your Google-Foo to find the ones you...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-14-2014, 07:25 AM
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Views: 39,712
Posted By Hilldweller
Headlight performance is measured at 12.8 volts...

Headlight performance is measured at 12.8 volts for ratings and our stock H13s are supposed to produce ~1000 lumens with that.
A JK pwm duty cycle runs between 4.6v and 12.6v as measured on one of...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Hilldweller
They sent me a new set of lights and a new set of...

They sent me a new set of lights and a new set of adapters. The new adapters look physically different than the old; I wasn't able to measure the capacitance of the caps without destroying the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-13-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 39,712
Posted By Hilldweller
One hand giveth and one hand taketh... Better...

One hand giveth and one hand taketh...
Better control and longevity but you lose the intelligent circuit.

I'd much rather have clean power than the intelligent circuit, myself. I can monitor the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-13-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Hilldweller
Yes. Not sure if the product is available for...

Yes. Not sure if the product is available for sale yet but I just tested them and the solution works.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-13-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 39,712
Posted By Hilldweller
SMS uses caps and resistors also to smooth the...

SMS uses caps and resistors also to smooth the PWM current going to the relays.
There's no getting away from it until Muther Jeep gives us a flash that changes the PWM duty cycle.
Commencing to...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 39,712
Posted By Hilldweller
Problem solved. :drinks: The headlights look...

Problem solved. :drinks:
The headlights look exactly the same. The born-on date is a little more than a month newer. There might be something different inside, a resistor perhaps, but maybe...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-13-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 39,712
Posted By Hilldweller
JWS says they have a solution and Jason just sent...

JWS says they have a solution and Jason just sent me a new set of Evo-2s and new adapters. I'll be installing them this afternoon and report back.
He says they have the problem licked.
Not sure...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-04-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Hilldweller
I only had the original JWS lights in snow and...

I only had the original JWS lights in snow and they had a warming fan with glass lenses.
I know that they do get foggy sometimes but quickly dry off when you get moving. I guess if you kept them...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-04-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 39,712
Posted By Hilldweller
agh My lights are blinking. I think it's...

agh

My lights are blinking.
I think it's the dang JWS adapter rattling so I gotta find time to take them out again and reconnect everything.
The big eye blinks on and off, usually just on...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 890
Posted By Hilldweller
2M radio

2M radio
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,724
Posted By Hilldweller
Are LED high beams possible yet?...

Are LED high beams possible yet? (http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/showthread.php?353689-Are-LED-high-beams-possible-yet)


Best LED product


2nd best LED. AKA, Quatratec or Peterson

...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-23-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Hilldweller
A good chat about headlights here, including the...

A good chat about headlights here, including the DIY variety you just made: Are LED high beams possible yet?...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-22-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By Hilldweller
The KC kit is a rebranded thing that isn't very...

The KC kit is a rebranded thing that isn't very good. If you're going to go H4, do Cibie, Koito, or Hella (in that order IMHO).

For LED, JW Speaker, Quadratec/Peterson, Trucklite/GE (again, in...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-21-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By Hilldweller
I'd run some wires to the battery and install a...

I'd run some wires to the battery and install a cig plug down there that's dedicated to the radio. Use 10 or 12 gauge wire.
All radios work better if you have the best ground available, and that's...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-18-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 39,712
Posted By Hilldweller
They work perfectly in a TJ with no adapter...

They work perfectly in a TJ with no adapter needed.



We went camping over the weekend and had the 8700 Evo-1s next to the Evo-2s.
Here's my impression. Evo-2 is a slam dunk winner.

I had...
Forum: Communications and Electronics 11-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,955
Posted By Hilldweller
I agree --- unique and very cool.

I agree --- unique and very cool.
Forum: Communications and Electronics 11-14-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,955
Posted By Hilldweller
Is that a vanity call sign or did you luck-out...

Is that a vanity call sign or did you luck-out and get "SIK"?
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 11-14-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 108,275
Posted By Hilldweller
EXPO Cookbook ? - Expedition Portal...

EXPO Cookbook ? - Expedition Portal (http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/100813-EXPO-Cookbook)
Forum: JK Tech Forum 11-14-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Hilldweller
He literally wrote the book and gives correct...

He literally wrote the book and gives correct fact-based information.
And he's getting to know the Jeep world better these days....
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