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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-24-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Hilldweller
Cibie and Koito are the benchmarks. There's...

Cibie and Koito are the benchmarks.
There's nothing else in that league. Hella makes an acceptable one but you wouldn't want it after using the Cibie.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-23-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 58,938
Posted By Hilldweller
They were specifically made for the European...

They were specifically made for the European market that requires position lighting. I could imagine JWS tweaking them for DRL markets in North America though.
...so stay tuned. JWS never rests...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-23-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 58,938
Posted By Hilldweller
Yes by a large margin. LEDs are catching up...

Yes by a large margin.
LEDs are catching up quickly but HIDs are still out in front.

I wouldn't sweat it. The 8700 Evo-2 is fantastic and it would be a rare Jeep that goes fast enough to need...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-23-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,331
Posted By Hilldweller
As long as you only did it for show purposes and...

As long as you only did it for show purposes and only light them up in parking lots, looks fine. On the street it's illegal and dangerous ---- red lights are for the back of the vehicle.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-22-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 58,938
Posted By Hilldweller
In a word, perfect. No gaps, flaws, hot-spots. ...

In a word, perfect. No gaps, flaws, hot-spots. Just smooth light. And lots of it.


ECE compliant not SAE/DOT. Most states would be cool with them though.
Would need one of Ray's harnesses...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-21-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 122,580
Posted By Hilldweller
Country Fried Weekend just happened ---- lots of...

Country Fried Weekend just happened ---- lots of Jeeps, over 100 attendees. Perfect glamping weather.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v352/billpearlman/158_zpsd7357f25.jpg
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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-21-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 58,938
Posted By Hilldweller
Where do you live? We just had our annual...

Where do you live? We just had our annual Country Fried Weekend and had every light possible there, including the elusive Hella 90mm HID.
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-13-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 58,938
Posted By Hilldweller
The lumen numbers posted don't reflect any sort...

The lumen numbers posted don't reflect any sort of objective reality.
Where were they measured? With what?
A stock H13 produces much more than that. Lumen output isn't really the problem with...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-11-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By Hilldweller
Amazon is the Devil. The Devil is the Deceiver...

Amazon is the Devil. The Devil is the Deceiver of Man.
Don't trust the Devil.

When you can, buy from a trusted source. A company that will be there for you. A friend. ** NEW ** Philips Xtreme...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-09-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Hilldweller
PIAA is hype and nonsense; don't waste your...

PIAA is hype and nonsense; don't waste your money.
Philips Xtreme Power is the best H13 bulb you can buy.
And don't fiddle with the foglights. They do their job fine.
Driving lights to supplement...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-07-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,352
Posted By Hilldweller
Happened to us while driving through Texas. Big...

Happened to us while driving through Texas. Big ba-da-boom. 5 mile radius quarantine.

Had a mall lock-down last year for a bomb threat (false).

I was at a traffic light last year and saw a...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-07-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 58,938
Posted By Hilldweller
I have no delay with the new adapter... ...

I have no delay with the new adapter...

Regardless, I also plan on having an SMS harness in the future when I get driving lights. I'll need the PWM-free dongle to trip the relay.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-06-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,352
Posted By Hilldweller
If you guys are serious about this, join your...

If you guys are serious about this, join your local CERT. https://www.fema.gov/community-emergency-response-teams

I've been in disasters and had to get my shit together to save myself and help...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By Hilldweller
My problem with Lightforce is with what they put...

My problem with Lightforce is with what they put on their website. Things that just aren't true...
Also their price. It's insane for what you get.
Other than that, they're very robust and can...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,693
Posted By Hilldweller
I had a friend that had this happen to his MINI...

I had a friend that had this happen to his MINI Cooper at DT in Gainesville, GA a few years ago. It was a fairly tricked-out race-spec MINI, fresh from the shop on his way home with new rubber. The...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By Hilldweller
The Trucklite Phase 7 has a wider spread of...

The Trucklite Phase 7 has a wider spread of useable light and much better highbeams than stock. They draw less amperage and last a long time.
Those are the major benefits they provide.
Their...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-04-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hilldweller
Three years later I was still finding dried...

Three years later I was still finding dried clumps of mud in the nooks and crannies.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-03-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By Hilldweller
Any company that tells you that putting on...

Any company that tells you that putting on different filters for different conditions is sending up a huge red flag. Like Lightforce...
Avoid them.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-03-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By Hilldweller
Forget the amber lights and don't buy anything...

Forget the amber lights and don't buy anything from a company that tells you amber helps you see in any condition.
Amber is a signal color only and is used for position lights and blinkers on...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-03-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By Hilldweller
Pressure wash and a spritz/wipe with Protect-All...

Pressure wash and a spritz/wipe with Protect-All once in a while.
Protect All Polish, Wax & Treatment All Surface Care - Protect All (http://www.protectall.com/palong.aspx)
You can get it online...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-30-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 122,580
Posted By Hilldweller
Cheap and stinky LED floods installed for trail...

Cheap and stinky LED floods installed for trail duty.
So far, so good.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v352/billpearlman/012_zps0f0048c6.jpg
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-28-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Hilldweller
The best headlight solution for the money. ...

The best headlight solution for the money.

An H4 conversion with simple adapter maintains all stock functionality. A quality reflector like the Cibie with quality bulbs like the Phillips Xtreme...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-27-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Hilldweller
Welcome to the forum. I don't think there is...

Welcome to the forum.

I don't think there is but ask here: Automotive, Motorcycles Included. (http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/forumdisplay.php?87-Automotive)

BTW, H4s are better bulbs and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-26-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 101,665
Posted By Hilldweller
Don't put anything on them unless the product...

Don't put anything on them unless the product specifically says it's safe for plastics. A chemical reaction can happen if there's a breach of the hardcoat; it's called crazing and renders the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 12-26-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 58,938
Posted By Hilldweller
Wow. Mine is much much faster... Less than...

Wow. Mine is much much faster... Less than half a second.
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