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Re: Headlight upgrade
« Reply #30 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 #31 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 #32 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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Re: Headlight upgrade
« Reply #33 on: Mar 26, 2019, 11:48:30 AM »
I bought the vision X from marlin and they are great. I am beyond impressed with them  :driving:

A little late to the party here, but I did the same.  I made a post awhile back about the conversion and compared the VisionX to some "Rampage" conversion housings offered by Summit Racing but since the pics were all hosted at Photobucket and I deleted my account there, the pictures are all gone.

Long story short, the VisionX housings are very nice and when combined with the halogen bulbs and relays to deliver full voltage you get a lot of usable light out of them.

I was only getting 11.4 volts at the headlight connectors without the relays.  That's a pretty significant drop.
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