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Finally decided on some lights.... went with the Hella 500 Black Magics. Ordered them Monday and just got them today so I don't have any pics yet of them actually wired up, I just put them on to see how they look! I want to see what they'd look like mounted on top of the safari bar, because I don't like having them blocking my tow hooks... either that or I'll make some sort of hinge/bracket that will allow them to flip down if I need to use the hooks! Keep in mind they've just been bolted on quick, I haven't aimed them or anything (obviously) so they look a little crooked!



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Do you have a link where you got em?

Need some output shots as soon as it gets dark
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Will do once I get them wired up... hopefully this weekend if I have time! I just ordered them through work. They are part #005750991.

Amazon has them for $101.99. Amazon.com: Hella 005750991 500 Series 12V/55W Black Magic Halogen Driving Lamp Kit: Automotive
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Always wanted a set of those. They look awesome.

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black magics? look black until they are lit up?
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black magics? look black until they are lit up?
Exactly!
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sa-weet! looks good so far man.
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Thanks. The more I look at these pics, the more I want to paint that grille black!
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black magics? look black until they are lit up?
lucky.

no more access to the hooks though?
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lucky.

no more access to the hooks though?
For now no more hook access. I want to try and make some sort of mount so they'll hinge down out of the way when I need the hooks or mount the lights on the top of the bar... I don't think that'd look too good though!
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For now no more hook access. I want to try and make some sort of mount so they'll hinge down out of the way when I need the hooks or mount the lights on the top of the bar... I don't think that'd look too good though!
gotchya. you could hing em down easily...but clearance between straps and that light would be too close for comfort..
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you could try relocating your front plate to ur skid plate and mount the lights in the middle. ull still run the risk of hitting em when u use ur hooks but at least you would be able to get to them.
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I was also thinking of doing a front hitch and making a bracket for my license plate. That way I could just take the plate off and hook onto the hitch if need be.
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I'm surprised nobody else has used the 500 black magics, since they've been available since last fall
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They have been out a while.... I was looking around for pics of them and I could only seem to find them on Toyotas!
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Made a good choice! They look amazing on the black truck!
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they look awesome! I like the front hitch idea, I loved mine, didn't get to use it a whole ton, but it was still fun! haha and you can just put a d-ring in it or something, or a honda impaler.
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Thanks guys! I'll hopefully have some new pics fully installed by the end of the weekend!
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looks good. get em hooked up! ive been thinking about adding some lights to my truck. Need to do something to it to add some flare!
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Nice!
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its the weekend, where are the lights at? :p
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Still on the truck... I've got the switch mounted... lol

Wiring in the morning. Probably!
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Sweet! I've seen a lot of jeeps around here with them.
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I had Hella 500FF's and loved them so much. I think I want to put lights back on my rig now. lol

Those look sweet man. If you want more light Silvana makes a Silverstar H3 light bulb that put out a great pattern in my 500's.
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They're all wired up and are working great! I'm definitely going to get some brighter bulbs though.

No pics tonight though, it's been a long day!
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