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Old August 22nd, 2014, 03:52 PM
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Good find! My non-heated version will be for sale shortly.
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Old August 22nd, 2014, 03:59 PM
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Good find! My non-heated version will be for sale shortly.
does it get cold in West Texas?
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Old August 22nd, 2014, 04:02 PM
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Good find! My non-heated version will be for sale shortly.
Hmmmm used truck-lites. Those don't sound very desirable. Let me know how cheap those are gonna be!
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Old August 22nd, 2014, 04:06 PM
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Hmmmm used truck-lites. Those don't sound very desirable. Let me know how cheap those are gonna be!
ha! Im de-licking you right now.

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does it get cold in West Texas?
Good catch. Gets down to a brisk 50 every now and then. But even then the fallout from the Trinity Site blows down here and warms us back up. Love nuclear technology!

In seriousness, I'll be back in the land of four seasons in a year so and out of Mexic...I mean El Paso.
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I just installed the Trucklites on my truck, along with a set of Vision X light cannon's. I just put 2200 miles on my truck (quite a bit of that at night) after picking it up from ULC a few weeks ago. These lights are AWESOME! Melting snow was also a concern of mine, and although I haven't tested them in snow yet they seem warm enough to melt snow. Perhaps in the worst of storms they may lag, but for the bulk of winter driving I think they'll be fine.
I did have a few people give me their high beams in protest. And after having followed my father for a few miles at night, he noted that they were very bright. I think they need to be adjusted down just a bit....but otherwise they are fine.
I got mine off of eBay for $338 for the pair shipped.
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Old August 24th, 2014, 05:16 PM
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Out mine on today. 10mins per side.
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Old August 24th, 2014, 06:17 PM
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I got mine off of eBay for $338 for the pair shipped.
eBay item number?

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337.24 from discount fleet supply ... details earlier in the thread
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Old August 24th, 2014, 06:54 PM
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FWIW Petersens are $300 shipped - and they are a plug n play with the correct 3 prong connector.
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Old August 24th, 2014, 06:55 PM
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FWIW Petersens are $300 shipped - and they are a plug n play with the correct 3 prong connector.
Trucklite are plug and play
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Has anyone found a set of LED spotlights that match in beam colour? I have a set of these- yet to be installed because my rig is in the shop- and I'd like to add some spots to the A-bar to really reach out there when driving at night. I looked at LED spots on eBay & am seeing 2 styles- one has a bunch of LED's & the other is more of a traditional spotlight with an LED bulb. Thoughts?
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I installed the Vision X led light cannons. They match and are so incredibly bright you might be able to see them from space. However, there are 2 downsides. 1) I needed to have a bracket fabricated so as to fit them to my soft a bar. 2) they were very pricey. But I love them!
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Old December 14th, 2014, 11:43 AM
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anti flicker adapter?

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337.24 from discount fleet supply ... details earlier in the thread
Based on the price I am guessing you did not order the anti flicker adapter. Have you had any problems with them flickering? May not apply as I would be putting them in an 80's 110.
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Old December 14th, 2014, 12:25 PM
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Based on the price I am guessing you did not order the anti flicker adapter. Have you had any problems with them flickering? May not apply as I would be putting them in an 80's 110.
I have these installed in my 95' no anti-flicker adapter needed.
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Old December 14th, 2014, 05:37 PM
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No anti flicker. It's a fix for a jeep problem.
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Old December 14th, 2014, 06:55 PM
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I have yet to have a problem with snow build up on my Truck-Lites. I've been running them for 3 years now on my D110 in Colorado, even going up I-70 to go skiing. The biggest problem I have is the schmegma left behind by the melted snow. You have to wipe that crud off. I would think the heated option couldn't hurt, but isn't absolutely necessary.

You don't need the military lights, that's just adding a housing so the standard lights bolt up to military standard vehicles. Also, you don't need the anti-flicker. That is a jeep issue. The Truck-lites are plug and play to the standard 3 prong sealed beam/h4 connector that is on all the Defenders and Rangies.

Honestly, I have yet to find a downside to these lights other than the price. They are bright, super durable, put less load on your electrical system, and I have not seen one fail out of all the Truck-lights I have installed on customer vehicles.

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No anti flicker. It's a fix for a jeep problem.
Can Bus system issue, found that out on my led trailer lights would flicker when hooked up to my LR3
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I want to see some of these in person before I jump on the bandwagon...I have IPF's run w/ relays and they are very bright.
They also melt snow in the winter.
Don't the LED's run too cool to melt snow buildup?
Of course, Range Rover Classics have heated headlight washers but I'd rather not rely on that entirely...
Anyone have these that will be at The Cove?

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I will test that while this setup is great (I have used them for the last year), they do not melt snow. I drove home from the last Winter Romp in a snow storm, had to resort to using my 4000's on the bull bar because the LED's kept freezing over.
Otherwise they are great. Never any issues with oncoming drivers. I've had more drivers flash me in my wife's MDX that has LED's.
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Has anyone considered just running the LED bulb in a Hella/IPF housing? There were a couple guys at URE running these and they are pretty bright. I would like to see a side by side comparison with the trucklites

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Has anyone considered just running the LED bulb in a Hella/IPF housing? There were a couple guys at URE running these and they are pretty bright. I would like to see a side by side comparison with the trucklites

http://www.southeastoverland.com/ind...=114&Itemid=33
That may make sense if you want to maintain the original look ... however for $40 more you get the fully sealed to military spec of the truck light.

I also doubt that LED bulbs in halogen lenses are DOT compliant.
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