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Upgraded headliight harness

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by Keep, Apr 12, 2003.

  1. Keep

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    Just wanted to comment on a great, inexpensive upgrade. I recently installed the Upgraded Headlight Harness from Slee. Best 40 bucks I've spent on the truck so far. The increase in light output is really astonishing.
     
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    cruiserdan SupportingVendor Emeritus Supporting Vendor Moderator

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    Keep,

    &nbsp:Did you retain the original bulbs or also change those?

    If you changed them, what did you select?


    :beer:
     
  3. Keep

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    I kept the original bulbs, which made the increase in light all the more surprising.
     
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    Keep,

    You just cost me 40 bucks..................thanks :eek:
     
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    Christo... I expect my usual 15%. ;) :G
     
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    I wholeheartedly agree with the value of this upgrade......HIGHLY recommended.
     
  7. Guest

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    ok i have a question about this upgrade as i too am wanting to get the harness and have better lighting!!
    what is an h4 bulb?is it different than the stock bulbs in our cruisers?
    the reason i ask is the local advance has a universal light upgrade harness and the instructions indicated it used h4 bulbs and i was under the impression that our trucks bulbs were 9005/9006......not sure have not really checked into this,its a more for info question as i will most likely get the harness from christo and co. but i was curious if this was similar to what they were offering(and the construction of the harness looked remarkably like the one on slee's website)

    doug
     
  8. Doschev

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    I upgraded my harness tonight in about an hour - took my time and everything was smooooth. I didn't notice a "dramatic" improvement in my lighting and would like to upgrade my bulbs (low beam) now.

    Any suggestions/experience with "brighter" bulbs than stock?

    Thanks
     
  9. ek1029

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    I put in 80w low beams w/ the upgraded harness and they are noticably brighter. I think I bought them from rallylights.com and they were philips. 10 bucks each or so
     
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    With the harness upgrade and the stock bulbs I noticed a significant increase in lighting. In both low and high beam. Easy as pie to install. Just call slee. I put the thing on in Moab after driving there from Fernie B.C.. My buddy who also drove with me was surprized that just a harness change could make that much difference, so I guess it was'nt my imagination.
    Regards,
    Sean
     
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    Does the harness have a plug in for aux driving or fog lights, or is it just for the stock lights?

    Cheers, Hugh
     
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    Hugh,
    The one Christo sells plugs into the stock harness, uses the stock bulbs, and does not provide for additional fog or driving lights. It has heavier wire and implements a relay so high wattage bulbs will work much better.
    -B-
     
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    YO B - I could be wrong, but I'm pretty sure that Christo's has plugs for driving/fogs.

    This is definitely a great bang for the quid. This and George S's LED's are among the best upgrades I've made.