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Re: Headlight upgrade
« Reply #30 on: Jan 24, 2019, 06:12:35 AM »
And for what it's worth, I did a little search and danielstearns has the cibie listed cheaper than I could find anywhere else.  You'd want the 200mm 142mm version, and don't worry about going too fancy on the bulbs, either.
Exactly! I mistakenly posted what I thought was a cheaper source but didn't notice that price is for just one lamp -- Sterns price is for a pair. Good point on the bulbs too, standard 55/60W is ideal and puts out an amazing amount of light. Also, when you buy from Sterns you will get top-quality bulbs, not some cheap crap. The advice for relays and clean connectors is worth repeating. I am not familiar with the Trucklites posted by helipilot77 but if you're wanting something with a different appearance, those might be worth looking into. Pretty expensive though.
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Re: Headlight upgrade
« Reply #31 on: Feb 04, 2019, 10:06:05 AM »
I doubt you'll find a replacement headlight "upgrade" that works better than the existing halogen sealed beams. The suggestion for adding a driving/fog light has merit; the trick would be installing them in a location that makes them useful, but not vulnerable to damage.
Might be worth checking the alignment of your existing lights.

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Re: Headlight upgrade
« Reply #32 on: Feb 04, 2019, 01:56:55 PM »
I bought the vision X from marlin and they are great. I am beyond impressed with them  :driving:
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Re: Headlight upgrade
« Reply #33 on: Feb 04, 2019, 10:12:42 PM »
I doubt you'll find a replacement headlight "upgrade" that works better than the existing halogen sealed beams. The suggestion for adding a driving/fog light has merit; the trick would be installing them in a location that makes them useful, but not vulnerable to damage.
Might be worth checking the alignment of your existing lights.
Certainly the lamps need to be properly aimed..... good point!

As to upgrades, I respectfully and wholeheartedly disagree. The Cibie E-codes we've been discussing are hands down far better than any halogen sealed beam. If you haven't experienced them, you've been missing out.   :twocents:

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