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I have a 2010 Jeep Wrangler Sport... I have come to the conclusion that my stock headlights SUCK!!!

I have seen some Jeeps with the blue headlights -- are those after market????

Can I replace the bulbs or do I need to replace the entire light assembly?

I would love to hear to hear some recommendations for replacing my stock headlights.....

Thanks in advance....

Ted
 

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How do they compare to the Hella H4 conversion kits? It looks like installation is easier since no new wiring harness is needed.
I watched the video for the Truck-Lites and all it needed was a pigtail that's included with the kit. It looked very easy. Not sure about the H4 kits, but that didn't look overly difficult either...
 

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I've installed JW Speaker Evolution 8700 headlights. 2 weeks now with the newer version that has addressed the Jeep Wrangler flicker problem. They work great. Really happy with them.
 

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Isn't it possible to do a bulb swap, without breaking the bank, and get good results?
It just seems like everyone is putting an a$$ load of dough into something that should be a simple and relatively inexpensive fix.
 

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Isn't it possible to do a bulb swap, without breaking the bank, and get good results?
It just seems like everyone is putting an a$$ load of dough into something that should be a simple and relatively inexpensive fix.
Yes, you can swap bulbs to the Phillps 2008 X-tremes. They're $20 after rebate and it's a 15 minute swap.

Results are generally positive. Most users claim it makes a meaningful but not a dramatic improvement.

I did it yesterday but haven't driven at night yet. I'm hoping the improvement takes my Jeep from unacceptable to acceptable.

This is a good place to start before shelling out big bucks and having to rewire the headlights. I'll report back my feedback.
 

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I think the philips bulbs are 9008s! Another change you can make that will give you more light is to change out the fog lights with Pilot lights from Advanced Auto, that will run you about $40 but it's well worth it.
 

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I'm running Pilot light mod plus the Philips Xtreme Power headlight bulbs and I have plenty of light now.

The Philips bulbs are no brighter than Sylvania Silverstar Ultra bulbs, but the light distribution is better.
 

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Check out the third post on this thread

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/13-jk-same-headlights-since-1941-a-195911.html

davefr said:
Yes, you can swap bulbs to the Phillps 2008 X-tremes. They're $20 after rebate and it's a 15 minute swap.

Results are generally positive. Most users claim it makes a meaningful but not a dramatic improvement.

I did it yesterday but haven't driven at night yet. I'm hoping the improvement takes my Jeep from unacceptable to acceptable.

This is a good place to start before shelling out big bucks and having to rewire the headlights. I'll report back my feedback.
I think the rebate ended on Halloween.
 

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Yes, you can swap bulbs to the Phillps 2008 X-tremes. They're $20 after rebate and it's a 15 minute swap.

Results are generally positive. Most users claim it makes a meaningful but not a dramatic improvement.

I did it yesterday but haven't driven at night yet. I'm hoping the improvement takes my Jeep from unacceptable to acceptable.

This is a good place to start before shelling out big bucks and having to rewire the headlights. I'll report back my feedback.

I JUST put the phillips x-treme in.. have not driven with them yet. I will post back too.
 

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X-treme bulb mod - much better!!

I had a chance to do some dark country road driving after doing the bulb conversion to Philips X-treme 9008's on my '13 Sport.

The difference was very significant to me. It took the headlights from "unsafe/unacceptable" to "acceptable/good". The biggest difference is low beams. There's much better spread.

High beams are also an improvement but I'd still like a little more throw.

For the $20 cost and 15 minutes work this mod is a "no brainer". It'll buy me some time to decide if I want to take it to the next level which will cost several "benjamins".

I'd rate this as the "best bang for the buck" mod you can do to this Jeep.
 

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I just upgraded to the Truck Lites with the adapter. Took about 15 minutes and they are excellent. So far, no flicker or anything, just great amounts of light.
 

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Referring to the H4 to H13 adapter. I ordered this kit. When you go to order it, you can customize it as well. I changed to the Poison Spider mounts for the Rigid Duallys that allow you to mount them in the bumper in place of your driving lights, and had them ship me floods for the RD's. I haven't mounted them yet because I have to drop the front bumper and will do it once my winch is in.

Truck-Lite 7'' Round LED Headlamp, Rigid Dually Floods, and Poison Spyder Mounts Kit
 
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