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Would you get either

A) New head lights, Quadratec, KC, Peterson, TL, etc

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B) Rigid Dually d2 driving pattern fog light replacements and pocket the left over money

The reason Im asking is, as we all well know the headlights stink on ice and I need to upgrade one way or another. Im installing a new bumper whenever I get around to painting it and Ill be cutting and extending the current fog light wires to fit the new location anyway. Im on the fence whether or not to just replace the fogs with better driving lights or just replace the headlights with the above LEDs (probably the Petersons) and keep the stock fogs
 

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I have Truck Lites and love them. The only regret is not getting them sooner. Me personally, I would get the headlights because you get to use the hi beams to, whereas with fog lights you don't get a long range unless you aim them high and blind everyone
 

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Second for having truck-lites. You could potentially get close to fitting both in that price range.
This is where I bought mine. You'll need the connection converter/antiflicker harnesshttp://www.ebay.com/itm/291171102507?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
 

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My wife has the phase 7s and I'll be ordering a set when I order my JK. They are phenominal, especially the highs, and nobody ever flashes their brights at us.

My only complaint is the anti-flicker harness adds a delay in flashing the brights.

Mike
 

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I would go with the Cibbie housings, H13-H4 harness and a good set of Philips extreme bulbs and then pocket the extra change.

I went this route and am very happy with the lighting upgrade, plus they will melt any snow or ice buildup. I would upgrade the headlights before adding fogs/driving lights. You use your headlights all the time, the driving lights you should only use like high beams.
 

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One roll of duct tape, and 390 bic lighters.

Since just taping two to the hood improves stock lighting significantly, just think what 392 would do! :thumb:
 

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How about the old Amazon LED headlights? I've honestly seen some decent reviews on them, and a guy in my club has them. I've told myself he just got lucky and was shipped a good pair. But hey, i'm open to thoughts on that.
I just installed the Sunpie 8700 daymaker LEDs off of Amazon. They were $195 a pair and had great reviews. The only negative comment on them was that the anti flicker canbus seemed cheap. Therefore, I went ahead and bought the Trucklite anti flicker harness to go with them. So far they are Awesome! No flickering and brilliant bright white DOT approved light. I had the Cibie set prior to this and these blow the Cibies away. There are other Sunpie lights that have the Halo DRL lights. From the reviews I read people had issues with the Halo flickering, so I chose these non-halo Sunpies instead. Glad I did, because these are great!
 

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Forget replacing the headlights & just add a set of nice driving lights.

KC "old school" ............... Daylighters, Apollo Pro's, or Slim Lights!

At the risk of upsetting a few, I'd have to say go with OLD SCHOOL 6" round KC Apollo Pro's! Jeep's are one of the last rugged vehicles left on the planet, and look best at their rawest form! Keep the L.E.D.'s for Honda Civic's, .......... They'll go good with the BIG fart pipe that sticks out the back!
 

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I would go with the Cibbie housings, H13-H4 harness and a good set of Philips extreme bulbs and then pocket the extra change. I went this route and am very happy with the lighting upgrade, plus they will melt any snow or ice buildup. I would upgrade the headlights before adding fogs/driving lights. You use your headlights all the time, the driving lights you should only use like high beams.
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I'd get the Quadratec led headlights. the difference in low beam will be great, which you'll benefit from a lot more often than a pair of driving lights. Unless you find yourself driving on lonesome highways at night with long stretches of no oncoming traffic, in which case get the d2's.
 

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My wife has the phase 7s and I'll be ordering a set when I order my JK. They are phenominal, especially the highs, and nobody ever flashes their brights at us.

My only complaint is the anti-flicker harness adds a delay in flashing the brights.

Mike
The Phase 7's are just rebranded Truck-Lites. Look at the DOT approval number on the lens - they are both the same. You can find the Truck-Lites for better prices than the Phase 7's.

Still deciding on the Truck-Lites or the JW Speakers my self.....Not sure if the JW Speakers are worth the extra $$$.

Here is good video review of almost all the 7" LED headlights on the market:
https://youtu.be/Mr4Qw0lUgDI


And a detailed review, including actual light patterns on the Truck-Lites:
https://youtu.be/syCRMmV0-Bg

And the same for the JW Speaker 8700 Evo 2's:
https://youtu.be/YQQoptdOlNw
 

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The Phase 7's are just rebranded Truck-Lites. Look at the DOT approval number on the lens - they are both the same. You can find the Truck-Lites for better prices than the Phase 7's.

Still deciding on the Truck-Lites or the JW Speakers my self.....Not sure if the JW Speakers are worth the extra $$$.

Here is good video review of almost all the 7" LED headlights on the market:
https://youtu.be/Mr4Qw0lUgDI


And a detailed review, including actual light patterns on the Truck-Lites:
https://youtu.be/syCRMmV0-Bg

And the same for the JW Speaker 8700 Evo 2's:
https://youtu.be/YQQoptdOlNw
Whatever I got were the truck light brand. Pretty sure phase 7 was just the model.

Not sure why its not a factory option. The wranglers must be a cash cow for Jeep they sell these things at way more than they probably have to.

Mike

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River City Offroad. Add to cart and they are $475.

JW Speaker
Holy crap, I actually just placed an order for a set for $574 so I called and requested a cancellation and went ahead and ordered a set from River City Offroad. You just saved me $100! You just made my day :iamhappy:
 
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