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Aiming Offroad Lights

I have a pair of KC Daylighter 150watt off road lights. What is the best way to aim the light? Should I point the lights to fall directly next to the headlights or high beams?
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i think its just personal preferance. wherever you want more light. i would aim them a little higher than the headlights. or maybeaim them outside of what the headlights can reach. where are the lights mounted?
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What style are they? Like driving or long ranger etc...

At first I just aimed them a TINY bit above my highbeams and it worked well. Then one day coming home from school on a long straight wooded road I just stopped and made a few final adjustments.
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directly to the bumper using light tabs
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its all up to you, and depends on what you are going to use them for.
For offroad purposes, i would point them more downward so you can see whats on the ground in front of you.
Driving on back roads i would have them higher up.
I aimed mine in the middle of my street. I think the house at the end of the block got mad.lol
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What style are they? Like driving or long ranger etc...

At first I just aimed them a TINY bit above my highbeams and it worked well. Then one day coming home from school on a long straight wooded road I just stopped and made a few final adjustments.
just a FYI all 150W KC lights are long range only



and its personaly preference really where you want the light there is no set spot for it
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the way i aimed my HIDs and when i had hellas..

i pulled up to a white wall..backed up bout 20 feet and aimed my lights up to a certain amount like lower then mirrors on a small car **Civics Miatas** so it wouldnt blind them...then measured that and did the same on the other side
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I use them for distance beyond the normal high beams.
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They are the spot light type, so aim them higher then the headlights and alittle to the sides....the only real way to adjust them is in the fog, which im STILL Waiting for .....i have them somewhat aimed by being in the dark, in a parking lot, but i want to see where the beams are actually going...

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the way i aimed my HIDs and when i had hellas..

i pulled up to a white wall..backed up bout 20 feet and aimed my lights up to a certain amount like lower then mirrors on a small car **Civics Miatas** so it wouldnt blind them...then measured that and did the same on the other side
you cant do that with 150W long range lights it just doesnt work you need a really long road because up close is not what there ment for and its just two spot lights on the wall...
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Personal preferance. They are illegal to have on, on the road anyway so don't worry about whether you blind someone or not. They are to light up the trail at night. I had my Daylighters set dead on straight up the road and the worked good for me. My hellas in the grill are my deer lights. I have them aimed at the ditch about 100-200 yards up in front of me. They have help me to see about a dozen deer in the ditch over the last 2 years.

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mine are angled a little further then the high beams
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Well mine in font i have almost strait out because of all my other lighting underneathe. My top lights have alil bit angled down for extra lighting
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just a FYI all 150W KC lights are long range only
I'm so so sorry Zach, will you ever forgive me?!
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