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Since I had to pull my KC HiLiTES 7" H4 upgrades to do new install, I only did the KC HiLiTES LED's against IPF's and Trucklites (Gen 2 newest model). In the next week or so I will do a competition again stock and the KC H4 upgrades.

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Trucklites, IPF's, KC HiLiTES LED's






Trucklites against KC HiLiTES LED's

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IPF's against KC HiLiTES LED's

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Rigid Industries against KC HiLiTES LED's

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Very interesting. The KC's and Trucklites look very similar but yet the light output of the KC's are much better in your pictures.
 

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After all I read about the truklights (all good) that is why I purchased them.

Why is it after I purchase them I find out about the "Problems" I pointed them out along with two others NO ONE ELSE said a thing.

Can we get a non bias product report?

These lights are not what they are said to be.
I got them and installed them Friday, but I had a little different experience.

1) There is a "V" emitting out of each light and is projected in front of my Jeep while driving on low beam. I am not sure I like it. Its a little distracting to me.

2) Low beam was not so impressive with the "light up the night" setting. I was rather disappointed with it.

On the other hand "HIGH" beam on was very impressive and more than what I expected.

3) I lost the head light on light showing on the dash. Use to be there when I turned on the lights it would show up in the dash. No more with these. Do I really miss it?
I would say yes. I would like it to go on when the lights go on for the reason it was on in the first place. Because my lights are on its a warning.
 

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New KC HiLiTES LED's against it's competitors
Since I had to pull my KC HiLiTES 7" H4 upgrades to do new install, I only did the KC HiLiTES LED's against IPF's and Trucklites (Gen 2 newest model). In the next week or so I will do a competition again stock and the KC H4 upgrades.

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Trucklites, IPF's, KC HiLiTES LED's

No need to be confused I will remind you that you were the one that wrote the above statment! I am sure it says Trucklights were in the mix of testing.

That was one of the "competitors" am I mistaken?

I am just commenting on that statment.
 

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From your comparison pictures above, the KC's look like it has a little bit of over throw of light above the cutoff. Do you think that might effect oncoming traffic or into the rear of a car in front? It's somewhat hard to tell since you're comparing so close to the other lights also. I am swaying more towards these KC's now.
 

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Ok guys here are some pics from the drivers seat tonight. The photos behind Lexus look like I am really close but I just have camera zoomed in before light turned green. You will see in that photo that I have my lights angled down so I don't burn scalps and blind people from reflection from rear view (we've all been there)

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What are the camera settings for each image? ISO, Shutter, F-stop...these need to all be the same to really compare lights through just pictures. I can make a Harbor Freight flashlight look like the Bat Signal if I drop down the shutter enough.
 

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Hey goody....I've been running my Trucklites since they hit the market. Flickering and low beam V hasn't bothered me much as they're such an improvement over stock. That being said, parking next to HSKR for the headlight comparison I was impressed with the low beam output and pattern on the KC's. High beams are pretty comparable. Hope that helps in lieu of a bunch of technical stuff :)
 
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