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Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:30 PM
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well im thinkin about the lights for my build and i just thought of...how many lights do i need??

as of right now im going to have a bug eye kit, and wide eye fenders, which i dont think thats going to look to hot, but for free i cant complain.

i might delete the two middle lights, somehow, recommendations??


i was going to use these 5" lights from chirco

www.chircoestore.com/c...s_id=11203


put 4 on the front bumper bar and maybe 2 on the back bumper bar.

there 55 watts, how bright is that?? like how would that compare to normal car headlights??

and then for brake lights i would use these

www.chircoestore.com/c...ts_id=1966

for blinkers im just going to use the amber version of the same light.

WHERES SHOULD I PUT THE BRAKE AND BLINKER LIGHTS IN THE FRONT???

on the back ill just put them on the bumper bar right next to eachother.

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Post Post subject: Re: lights?????? (headlights, turn signal, brake lights....
Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:59 PM
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are you planning on making your baja street legal? of so you can not use offroad lights as headlights. what i did is took 2 7" light housing from offroad lights. and replaced the offroad beams with driving beams i picked up at Auto zone. very easy to switch them out and they work great!
as for turn signals in the rear i have stock vw bug signals but i put LED strips on the front and sides for my front signals:

here are the headlights and the signals mounted to them:


signals on the door (extra visibility when switching lanes on the highway Wink )


i got the orange LED strips from www.oznium.com they are VERY bright and waterproof and come with double sided 3M tape, the website offers many different styles but the ones i run are the "Flexible LED strips"

Hope this helps!


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I have two headlights, three hids, and two hellas on the side.

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Post Post subject: lights?????? (headlights, turn signal, brake lights....)
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hey preston can you explain to me how you replaced the offroad beams with driving beams

can u send me a link of what 7'' offroad lights you got to do this


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He swapped the bulbs. I think I did the same thing with my smaller 5" ones. The sevens would be much brighter as you can get the upgraded replacable brighter bulbs.

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I went a different route. 6" off road light (part number 0093100) then remove bulb and replace with sylvania H5006 dual filament (hi/low beam DOT approved). Standard and halogen available at most auto parts stores.

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Which brand is that part # for? Sounds like a better setup than the regular 7" buggy lights. Offroad lights usually have a somewhat better adjusting system than the buggy lights. And a 6" would fit in the fender holes better.


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