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Old 10-24-2017, 11:36 AM
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I have just bought these for my truck:
1994-2002 Dodge Ram Truck Sport-Style Conversion Headlights Kit New at HeadlightsDepot.com | Top Quality Headlights at Affordable Prices
They are clean and clear but look quite cheesy. I was upset at first, but then looked at several headlights of all modern cars: they are cheap and cheesy. They are all disposable. So I think I will give them a shot, they are so cheap. If they last 5 years, its good enough. I don't know if even the OEM sport ones have glass lenses, like the OEM non-sport ones I have currently. They are class but they are so dim.
EDIT: The OEM old ones are not glass, I was wrong. They are plastic too.
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If I go for the sport headlights I'll get them from Genos.
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I have just bought these for my truck:
1994-2002 Dodge Ram Truck Sport-Style Conversion Headlights Kit New at HeadlightsDepot.com | Top Quality Headlights at Affordable Prices
They are clean and clear but look quite cheesy. I was upset at first, but then looked at several headlights of all modern cars: they are cheap and cheesy. They are all disposable. So I think I will give them a shot, they are so cheap. If they last 5 years, its good enough. I don't know if even the OEM sport ones have glass lenses, like the OEM non-sport ones I have currently. They are class but they are so dim.
That looks like a decent price for those. They might not be quite the quality of the OEM ones, but OEM has plastic lenses as well and there are sure a lot of those around that are all yellowed. I have the same thought as you- replace them every five years if necessary, or at least polish and clear coat them.

Oh, and putting them on relays will help you a lot, as you will be drawing twice the current on high beam than previously.
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I put a set of factory fog lights on my 01. They helped and they where worth the money. Half of my commute is along a windy river. It really helped by widening up the light to cover the sides of the road where the moose hide. The problem I have is the light doesn't go far enough down the road even on high beams. Low beams point down too much and I can't adjust them up any further. I just ordered some high output LEDS to try. It's getting darker by the minute up here.
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The harnesses that came with the lights I bought don't have the proper wiring. They don't appear to have a wire for high beam to one of the sockets. I am guessing this is how these people are avoiding the overload of a factory switch, since they don't include a relay harness. I am irritated by this: if I want to correctly turn on the high beam in all 4 bulbs, I need to add the pins to the 9007 sockets, and the ones included have no pins in the unused holes, so now I need to buy the pins somewhere and hope they fit.
Sigh. Everything is a project.
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