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Recommend some back up lights for me

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Brian Young, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    I always ran the 3,000 candle power 3 or 4" halogen tractor lights but never thought they were really worth the time to hook them up. I have a brand new plower in one of our trucks so I kind of want to have a bit more rear lighting. I saw the SoundOff LED's but with the money we've spent in the past month and still needing 4 tires on one truck I don't like the idea of 140 bucks a light. Anyone know of another (not so nice) led thats going to be brighter than these pathetic halogens?
     
  2. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Wow a question about lights and no responses.
     
  3. Laszlo Almasi

    Laszlo Almasi Senior Member
    Messages: 326

    I'm actually going to be installing a set of Hella Micro FF fog lights on the rear as soon as my aftermarket bumber arrives.
     
  4. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,245

    I have the soundoff leds and they are great. I was upgraded to the 1400 when they did not have the 1000 in stock. Very bright. I also have a new guy driving a truck that has been out of the game for awhile and these are going on his for sure and he is staying in open lots the first few storms.
     
  5. hoskm01

    hoskm01 Senior Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 475

  6. plowinli

    plowinli Member
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  7. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Thanks for the link, i really appreciate it! I'm going to give them a try. For 40 bucks they seem pretty sturdy- aluminum housing, waterproof and stainless steel mounting hardware.
     
  8. WilliamOak

    WilliamOak PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,988

    I was gonna suggest the exact smae ones!
    putting in my order for a few sets today
     
  9. ratherbfishin

    ratherbfishin Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    I gut em! So far so good,though they haven't been through a winter yet.They produce a nice bright white light.
    I am all for buying American also;most of my stuff is.But...those KC lights will put ya in the poor house!
     
  10. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Just ordered a pair to check out. How much brighter are they compared to say a 50 watt halogen?
     
  11. rich414

    rich414 Senior Member
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  12. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Thanks for the link. I think I'll be very happy with them, if all goes well with these two I will outfit my other truck and front loader. I don't really need them on the skid but for the price another light here or there I can find a space on it.
     
  13. hoskm01

    hoskm01 Senior Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 475

    80 bucks on Amazon with no tax and free shipping? Poor house?

    http://www.amazon.com/KC-HiLiTES-517-55-Watt-Halogen/dp/B0002GXOBY
     
  14. ratherbfishin

    ratherbfishin Senior Member
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  15. pohouse

    pohouse Senior Member
    Messages: 322

    I have two mounted on the front of my dump. Very white, very bright. The light has a very wide angle, definitely a flood light.
     
  16. Red Bull Junkie

    Red Bull Junkie Senior Member
    Messages: 159

    You guys just saved me a bunch of cash....I ordered three of the 116mm floods after reading over some threads on DDM. Thanks fellaspayup