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Bright Back-up Lights

Discussion in 'General Explorations!!' started by Xplorer95, December 5, 2004.

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    1. Xplorer95

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      My reverse lights are not adequate for backing up at night, especially ever since I got my glass tinted. What are some options on getting bright back up lights? And I mean bright, not just adding fog lights under the bumper.
       
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      Adding fog lights under the bumper doesn't make them bright? You won't get an adequate light with the factory reverse lights.
       
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      You can only get stock bulbs so bright without melting your housings. I replaced stock incandescent bulbs with a halogen equivalent (for both my reverse and back-up lights). I did so because I had tinted my tails and wanted something a bit brighter. Even though the halogens supposedly are brighter, it wasn't noticeably brighter.

      You'll probably need to do the auxiliary light thing.
       
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      huskyfan23 Rah no Hans Bwix

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      Aren't stock backup lights just to let others know you're in reverse? I know mine were never visible by me. My tails are tinted except for the reverse lens. I've got some xenon bulbs in there, they're whiter than stock but they don't help me.
       
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      My stock back up lights where always bright enough for me to see where i was going. I did however add these for when i was 4wheeling..

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      In theory, they're supposed to help you see as well, but I always think of them as being a safety measures for others.
       
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      I just don't think adding the cheap fog lights under the bumper will help much, besides shing in the groudn a few feet behind the bumper. I'm willing to add aftermarket lights, as long as they are bright, and dont look too out of place.\
       

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