Aftermarket Headlights

Discussion in 'KJ General Discussion' started by Ryan Alberghini, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. Ryan Alberghini

    Ryan Alberghini New Member

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    I have an 05 KJ and im looking for some new headlights, any recomendations?
     
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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    As in just the housing or bulbs ?
     
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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    KJs headlights were NEVER designed to run LEDs etc.
    There is no bulb out there that works right as the reflector scatters the light pattern on anything but what it came with
     
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    Ryan Alberghini New Member

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    I was looking to do new housing and all but im having issues finding an 85811 to h4 adapter
     
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    ?????
     
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    Export models such as my Export 2.5 RHD CRD use the h4 bulbs.

    My beams were very feeble so I fitted 100 W h4 bulbs using separate relays. Worked fine but 100 W bulbs became illegal in SA so I took them out and found a good make, Osram, 65 W that does the job.

    The bulbs were mounted at an angle to shine on the Sidewalk a lot....for pedestrians I presume..so I modified the mounting to get more of the beam onto the roadway in front of me.

    And Export models have Beam Height Adjustment from inside the cabin.:D
     
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