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KC Daylighters

anyone running these lights?
http://www.4wheelparts.com/PDT32803.aspx

next saturday i am building my front bumper and might as well get some lights for up front and get it all installed in 1 shot.

is the wiring harness in the "kits" good to use? or should i make my own
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The KC wiring harness is nice....and easy to hook up. I had 6 Daylighters on my old International....loved them!
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cool cool, to wire up 4 lights i would only need 2 harness' correct? one for each pair.
im wanting to run some fog lights and long range lights up front and dont want too many wires to snake around ha
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If you get a set of two, packaged together, you'd get wire harness with them....two harnesses for 4 lights, yes. I believe you can switch them with 1 switch if you wanted...but i've got my 4 on seperate switches....2 per switch. The kits come with a pretty dang good wire diagram so you wouldn't mess it up. lol. I alwyas route my wires through a hole slit through the steering shaft at the firewall.....i used my boxcutter to cut a slit in the rubber boot. Although, I really need to address that issue by drilling a good sized hole in the fire wall(with a grommet of course)....i'm getting too many accesories coming through that hole!
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ha yea, thats where ive run some wires thru before haha.
how well do your 4 lights, light up the path ahead? can you get a picture at night of stock headlights hi/low and then ALL lights and then just the KC's?
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you might be better off getting a 12" LED light bar. 4 of those plus wiring kit will be about $550. The LED bar will be $500 plus a wiring kit

If you run the LED bar you just need to mess with 2 wires coming off of it instead of 8 wires with the KC's.

I have the 22" led bar on the buggy and it is BRIGHT.
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haha how are you getting 500 for 4 lights?
they are about 115 for a pair of lights and wiring harness.. so 230 for 4 lights.

but i want to see the LED bars brightness
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duh... i was thinking per light.

i'll try and get some good pics out in glamis this weekend
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ha yea, thats where ive run some wires thru before haha.
how well do your 4 lights, light up the path ahead? can you get a picture at night of stock headlights hi/low and then ALL lights and then just the KC's?
I've got my 4 130w Slimlites....two long rangers, two driving rangers. No pics....but I can tell you, they light up the road like no other.....those and my 4300k hids.....ITS AWESOME!
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Those are the same lights i will be getting, I will be running 8 and will cost me 230 for all 8
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I've got my 4 130w Slimlites....two long rangers, two driving rangers. No pics....but I can tell you, they light up the road like no other.....those and my 4300k hids.....ITS AWESOME!

with the long range lights, does it just light up a "spot" a long distance away, or does it light up the whole area from the light to the fartest spot(if that makes any sense at all)

i should probally get my headlights aligned before i worry about offroad lights haha. but an HID kit will probally come first before some KC's or something.
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I have two of the "spot light" KCs and it mainly just lights up a spot ahead. They don't light up everything aorund. I can drive with just them on but it's like driving with blinders on. You can't see anything off to the side just ahead. I'm wanting to add 2 driving lights but I need to add two light tabs to my bumper.
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I have two of the "spot light" KCs and it mainly just lights up a spot ahead. They don't light up everything aorund. I can drive with just them on but it's like driving with blinders on. You can't see anything off to the side just ahead. I'm wanting to add 2 driving lights but I need to add two light tabs to my bumper.
so do you think 2 "flood lights" would yeild a wider area of light even if not as far
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Here would be something to help you out
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According to that chart it looks like the driving lights aren't any wider than my long range lights. I think somebody with the driving lights should chime in and have their person experience/input.
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actually i thought the same thing but if you look a little further back you can see the color bleeds just a bit into toe fog area between the OEM low beam and KC fog lights
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where would the Flood lights fall into that chart?
i have found fog, driving, long range lights online and also flood lights...
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That sir I have no answer for, I would guess it would be like a 130 watt halogen that just floods the area with no real pattern.

I think those are used for more as work lights.

I will be running 4 long range and 2 driving and 2 fogs on my ranger.
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I have some 150w driving lights for sale, a lot cheaper good condition, you'll just need the wiring kit. Check out my profile.
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thanks for the heads up on the lights you got forsale, but they are cheap enough brand new. and for that piece of mind ha.

but how did you like the driving lights?
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I loved them, they turned night into day! If I had push bar still, they would still be mounted.
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yeah noticed you got rid of a lot of goodies.
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