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Best Off road light

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by wakedog, Nov 8, 2001.

  1. wakedog

    wakedog 1/2 ton status

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    Just wondering what eveybody thinks is the best off road light?? I like the warns but they are spendy, also like the hella 3000s. What do guys prefer for your lights??

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  2. BurbinOR

    BurbinOR 3/4 ton status

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    'Best' off road light I think is a matter of opinion. To me, getting excellent light output for a reasonable price is the key - I run 130 watt Dick Cepek 9" round lights and am very happy with them. Found a local guy that has the 165 watt Daylighter sealed beams for a good price so I'm going to add a pair of them this week. I've also had Pro Comp 130 watt lights and loved them too. Only thing that I can't understand is the PIAA $200+ lights for the same basic output versus less than $100, but guess I shouldn't talk, I'm a guy that spent $800 on seats.

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  3. laketex

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    Cheap ones, you're gonna bash them into stuff anyways. I like the flood lights with the flexible rubber housing for $10 each! I've got these: from www.trucklite.com

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    <font color=red>The blazer's almost on the road....anyone got tree fiddy?</font color=red>
     
  4. Liberator

    Liberator 1/2 ton status

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    I'm running 4 Hella 4000s (2 Euro Beams and 2 Pencil Beams). I love 'em. However, if I were to do it over again I would've gotten the floods instead of the euro beams. The Hella's have a die-cast zinc metal housing, built in adjustment knobs and plastic, vented covers that I have tried and failed on numerous occasions to burn.
    It depends on how much you want to spend. Do you have $600 for one HID? If I had the money to blow $600 on one light, I would!

    Bo

    If it breaks, it wasn't good enough!
     
  5. jbissette

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    I have a pair of KC Daylighter on the front bumper. Not too bad but I have too keep tightening the up because they loose up after bouncing around a lot. Maybe I am just not tightening them down enough, or maybe I will add some locktight next time.

    88 Chevy K1500, 350 TBI, TH700R4, 3" body lift, 33x12.50x15 Tires
     
  6. wakedog

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    I think im going to get the lightforce, 9.5 inch lights, after reading the review and the switchable lens they sounds so cool. YOu can look at them here
    www.central4wd.com

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  7. Burt4x4

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    I am running theLightForce 6" or whatever size they are, not the biggest ones but the next to it. I think they are great! Reasonable price too. They are 100% plastic but the plastic is said to be hella strong. They stay inplace very well and i don't have to keep readjusting them. VERY bright too. I wasn't about to spend 380 bucks for Warn lights so I whent with LightForce and so far I'm loven um!! here is a pic
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  8. bking

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    Yeah, cheap ones...I got a set of rectangular ones at Walmart for $19.99, best of all, the lens covers says BLAZER on them.
     
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    How much did you guys spend on your lightforce lights?

    88 Chevy K1500, 350 TBI, TH700R4, 3" body lift, 33x12.50x15 Tires
     
  10. FRIZZLEFRY

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    Iv got 2 8" 130 watt Pro Comps,think I paid $50 each for,and 2 6" 90 watt Wal Mart KC wanna bees,think I paid $40 for those.There are better lights out there but I couldnt see spending too much money for something that has a good possibility of gettin messed up.

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