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Old 06-21-2019, 06:09 PM
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Seems there are a lot of very informative threads out there regarding off-road light choices. Here is our spin to the question: "What off-road light should I buy?" We're always looking to improve, so please do make suggestions on what you want to see from us from lights to t-shirt to patches. We appreciate any feedback. For now, enjoy part one of this video series...



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I've been running your LED headlights and fog lights for a few years, very happy with them. I also have a cyclone light under the hood. I do have a few suggestions for new KC bling.
1. LED replacement interior lights. Most jeep folks just replace the bulbs. How about a complete assembly?
2. I have 10 Lux lighting rock lights. I chose those because they are small and magnetic. Mount anywhere without drilling and don't take up much real estate. Something similar to those.
3. 2.5" push in LED. These are very common on rear bumpers.
4. A simple windshield mount overhead tube bar. 1.5" dia. flat against the windshield. Customers can use tube clamps and mount as many lights and position them to their liking. Also make tube clamps that mount to the vertical tube (a-pillars) that can mount lights too, to the outside or inline with the vertical tube.

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Old 06-22-2019, 02:17 AM   #3
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I purchased some 5 inch kc for the front. Not sure what they are but look good and expensive. Will need something for the back now. Dont want a light bar. lol. Hope this helps. I was going for function and looks.
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I've been running your LED headlights and fog lights for a few years, very happy with them. I also have a cyclone light under the hood. I do have a few suggestions for new KC bling.
1. LED replacement interior lights. Most jeep folks just replace the bulbs. How about a complete assembly?
2. I have 10 Lux lighting rock lights. I chose those because they are small and magnetic. Mount anywhere without drilling and don't take up much real estate. Something similar to those.
3. 2.5" push in LED. These are very common on rear bumpers.
4. A simple windshield mount overhead tube bar. 1.5" dia. flat against the windshield. Customers can use tube clamps and mount as many lights and position them to their liking. Also make tube clamps that mount to the vertical tube (a-pillars) that can mount lights too, to the outside or inline with the vertical tube.
Thanks for your suggestions @badAZbiker . We will definitely bring this up to our engineering team. Regarding #4: we had something similar for years, but the demand for them slowly decreased. We do have a newer version called the Xcross Bar, which mounts various lights.
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I purchased some 5 inch kc for the front. Not sure what they are but look good and expensive. Will need something for the back now. Dont want a light bar. lol. Hope this helps. I was going for function and looks.
@BeatleBailey . If not light bar, what did you have in mind? To clarify, how would like to use this "back light"? For a back-up light or for people to see you on the trails in dust and fog? Feel free free to send me a private message to discuss further.
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Old 06-25-2019, 01:24 PM   #6
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@BeatleBailey . If not light bar, what did you have in mind? To clarify, how would like to use this "back light"? For a back-up light or for people to see you on the trails in dust and fog? Feel free free to send me a private message to discuss further.
Lights can be for looks or safety. I just want to see my back wheels in low light conditions and looking at some of the ground lights folks are using to brighten up the ride. I also hate the taillights as I want them brighter so people can see when I stop.


See my lights in front of my jeep for reference. Light bar would not go with my jeep lol.
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Lights can be for looks or safety. I just want to see my back wheels in low light conditions and looking at some of the ground lights folks are using to brighten up the ride. I also hate the taillights as I want them brighter so people can see when I stop.


See my lights in front of my jeep for reference. Light bar would not go with my jeep lol.
Good point @BeatleBailey - front end is looking good.

For your ground/back light, here are a couple of options:

1. Cyclone Rock Light Kit for ground light. (if you don't need the kit, there are other Cyclone Light options)

2. C2 Area Lights

For Tail Light: Unfortunately, we don't have a tail light. You can add red cyclones for additional lighting when you hit the trails.

Let me know if you have any questions.
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I like KC, but guides like this are a dime a dozen. What people new to lights really need is a good guide to the different patterns, mount points, and what combinations are best for which use cases.
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Good point @BeatleBailey - front end is looking good.

For your ground/back light, here are a couple of options:

1. Cyclone Rock Light Kit for ground light. (if you don't need the kit, there are other Cyclone Light options)

2. C2 Area Lights

For Tail Light: Unfortunately, we don't have a tail light. You can add red cyclones for additional lighting when you hit the trails.

Let me know if you have any questions.

If the pictures are a true representation, the Cyclone Rock Kit is definitely what I need. I buy kits as they come with wiring and switches. It will be after a few other add on's Im doing. Getting a bumper in the next week. Needed a rear bumper for obvious reason. Thanks.
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@BeatleBailey . If not light bar, what did you have in mind? To clarify, how would like to use this "back light"? For a back-up light or for people to see you on the trails in dust and fog? Feel free free to send me a private message to discuss further.

Not sure if I answered this but need to see my tires on the trail so I dont roll over a hill lol.
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@BeatleBailey LOL - I can definitely relate. Be safe out there and let me know if questions regarding the cyclones or C2 area lights.
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I like KC, but guides like this are a dime a dozen. What people new to lights really need is a good guide to the different patterns, mount points, and what combinations are best for which use cases.
@wrath0r Thanks for the feedback. The guide that you mention is definitely on our to do list, but I think we'll expedite this video guide.
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@wrath0r Thanks for the feedback. The guide that you mention is definitely on our to do list, but I think we'll expedite this video guide.
Excellent, can't wait to see it!
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I am looking for driving lights that create heat. I want them as a backup for my LED headlights in snowy/icy weather in case the LED's freeze over.
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Hey @shekmark that's a good question. Unfortunately, we currently do not have an LED that can create heat in the conditions you are describing.

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