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Off road light selection?

I bought chucks safari bar and have space for 3 off road lights. I dont wanna spend alot. Im looking for something slick looking and bright as hell. I know imma have to upgrade my battery and alt eventually so what do you think
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well theres always the long range 150watt KC's there like $110 at sumit racing. I was stuck between driving lights and long range, but im glad i went with the long range, they work great for what i use em for.
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Hella 500's on e-bay!!
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the lights on ebay u hafta becareful with. if their really cheap, like 40$, their prolly not the real deal. Dad saw some KC knock offs in the harbor frieght flyer and i went and looked at em - total junk by comparison
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piaas all the way! I love mine and they go far as hell.
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Since I don't know how much experience you have with 12 volt wiring I wanted to point out the issue of stock wiring and how you intend to wire the lights. Using stock wiring to power them directly can cause the wires to burn up since the stock wire gauge may not be heavy enough to handle the load. If your intent was to use stock wires then adding a stronger alternator would just make matters worse. I know that after market lights are often sold with a relay and harness. But bear in mind that the wire gauge size in that harness was chosen for the wattage of that particular light set (well hopefully it was-i have found these to be a bare minimum wire gauge). Adding multiple sets of lights can change things and needs to be well planned out to make sure your getting maximum voltage to all the light sets and not in danger of overloading the wires. Assuming you truck isnít filled with maxed out stereo equipment it's likely your battery and alternator is sufficient.
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can you guy's read? the guy doesn't want to spend a lot for lights. kc's are about $150. piaa's are about $350 (plus, he wants 3 lights, so that's more money) the only smart answer was from blades24 who said "hella 500's" brand new, these lights are about $70 and are proven worldwide.
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can you guy's read? the guy doesn't want to spend a lot for lights. kc's are about $150. piaa's are about $350 (plus, he wants 3 lights, so that's more money) the only smart answer was from blades24 who said "hella 500's" brand new, these lights are about $70 and are proven worldwide.
yep i can read can you?

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KC 100W daylighter series

Chrome $93.95
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does that look to be $150....?

you get what you pay for in lights sorry you are **** and dont want anyone to suggest anything...

last time i checked its not your thread he can make the call if he wants to read it or take our suggestions..
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Since I don't know how much experience you have with 12 volt wiring I wanted to point out the issue of stock wiring and how you intend to wire the lights. Assuming you truck isnít filled with maxed out stereo equipment it's likely your battery and alternator is sufficient.
Look in my signature youll find out all that info
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