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Old 05-12-2016, 08:03 AM   #1
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One of the little yellow (and practically useless) fog lights in the bumper of my truck took on water and failed. While searching for a replacement, I ran across deepspacelighting.com and their customized morimoto led replacements.

It only took about 30 minutes to install and adjust them last night. All I can say is Wow!, they are really nice lights! They are so bright that you can cover the regular low beam lights and not even miss them. I sure hope they are legal

I had no immediate plans for further lighting upgrades, but now that these little lights make my regular lights look so jaundiced, that I am reconsidering the upgrade.
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David Dixon is the man behind Deep Space Lighting | Quality, application-specific HID lighting He's a very smart guy. Real nice too. He goes to the HDT Rally , I've met him there. I've heard lots a great reviews of his lighting upgrades. I just realized one of the crappy fog lights on my truck is out. I might have to buy some better lights now.
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Only problem I have is that Dave doesn't have any lights to replace the large rectangular fog lights on my truck. Darn.
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Man those are nice! Maybe i'll add those too.
the freaking headlights in the columbia SUCK!

Bob - add as set of Rigid Industry driving lamps (like i did)....theyre pricey but throw an AMAZING amount of light.



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Hi Don,

Your fog lights will be on the way shortly. We do also have an upgrade for the Columbia headlights--really clean setup that replaces the whole housing--but not cheap either. Rigid makes good lights, just don't run those anywhere high beams wouldn't be appropriate.

Bob--Get me some pictures of what you have. I'm working on a mounting system for the gen-1 Volvos, which are a rectangular opening also. Might be able to make a similar version that would work for your truck. Hope you plan to make the rally this year--the drums, popcorn, and cookies have been missed (not that anyone went hungry...).
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Hi Don,

Your fog lights will be on the way shortly. We do also have an upgrade for the Columbia headlights--really clean setup that replaces the whole housing--but not cheap either.
Thanks, I look forward to receiving your factory replacement driving lights soon.

I just can't see paying 1200 bucks for replacement headlights for an occasional use vehicle. Im sure professional drivers (and maybe full timers) justify the expense much easier.

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Rigid makes good lights, just don't run those anywhere high beams wouldn't be appropriate.
Ive got the rigid's D2's (6 LED per light) in the driving pattern on the coach and have them aimed such that i rarely get complaints. I keep the drivers side light pointed a bit straighter (avoiding the on coming / interstate traffic) and I keep the passenger side light aimed a bit more toward the shoulder (to watch for deer).

FWIW - i had mistakenly order the spot patterned from Rigid for our TOAD (wrangler) and imo they were too narrow (hell you couldn't even tell there were TWO beams they were so narrow in their throw, they went back IMMEDIATELY and replaced them w/ the Rigid Dually (4 LED pre light) in the FLOOD pattern which suites the Jeep Wrangler much better.


I've gotten more complaints from a poorly aligned passenger side OE headlight then i have on the rigid lamps.
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Photo of deep space fog lights installed.
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This is the best picture I can find of my front end. I guess I should take some closer up ones. The lights are those ones down low.
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I think they're just a standard fog type light. They mount with one bolt it looks like. I'll take some close ups and measure next time I'm at the rig.
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This is the best picture I can find of my front end. I guess I should take some closer up ones. The lights are those ones down low.
Ive thought about adding an LED light bar in the lower portion of my grill, that
might be a nice alternative for you bob....or even a 2 smaller light bars so you could aim them independently.
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