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Budget LED Headlights??

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I have been running these since April with no issues whatsoever.
Z-OFFROAD DOT Approved 9 Inch LED Headlights w/White Halo DRL Compatible with Jeep Wrangler JL 2018-2022 Jeep Gladiator JT Hi/Lo Beam Adjustable Headlamp Replacement https://a.co/d/bCQYptn
I have a set like these from a different seller.
Very easy to install, the height adjustment (aiming) is built into the housing (no screws & springs like a lot of other, "Budget," lights.) They come with optional, "CAN Adapters," (resistors,) but programming the truck for LEDs is the way to go.
I've had mine for over 20 months, and no issues.
A nice upgrade from LED lamps in the halogen housings.

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I am really blown away at not seeing more folks take advantage of the northridge4x4 discount on JW Speaker headlights…. 65% off is nuts. It I didn’t just throw $2500 at tires I would have been on it. I greatly dislike even the factory jeep LED’s in favor of the JW’s…
those won’t fit the JT without a $300 bracket and wiring kit sold separately that is out of stock right now. Just FYI.
 

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I see you have the Max Tow too. Mine is a ‘21 model which I remember reading somewhere on this forum might be important for this (not sure though). ‘21 Model Year has a designated signature lighting wire on the headlight harness (see image below). Don’t bother tapping the DRLs if you have the same model year as me. It won’t work.

I tapped main headlight harness (signature lighting wire) and used my JScan to make sure “Signature Lighting” was enabled. However I think I remember it working even before messing with the JScan anyway.

I meant to go back and wire it with a more permanent setup instead of this vampire clip, but it has worked fine over the last couple years.

Existing harness red wire tap and provided red wire from LOYO (I’m color blind just fyi, but this is the setup that worked for me. I’m also just now remembering from this old picture that I never taped this up lmao).
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Many thanks. I ended up using one of the auxiliary circuits but nice to know that there's an alternative in case I need that for something else later.
 

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I want to jump on the "True Mods" bandwagon. My wife has a '24 JL Sport S. It's her first 2 door, and she's doing a lot of leg work on upgrades- but she refuses to overpay for things that don't matter to her, like headlights.

She bought the True Mods 9" round LEDS, and I installed them for her.

They come with a DRL if you want it, but it isn't required in TN, so I just electrical taped off the connector to be overly safe. These things are completely plug and play- remove the grill (6 plastic clips at the top with a screwdriver and pull out the clips at the bottom), unscrew the 3 hex head screws in each light. Disconnect the plug. Attach the plug to the new lights, screw in the 3 screws to attach the lights, replace your grill, and voila. They were perfectly aimed for her stock height JL Sport S.

I liked them so much that I bought a set for my JTR that I just installed this morning. I was originally going to go with Oracle, but I can do a whole lot with $400, so I decided to go with True Mods. I installed them today at 4am so I could test the height of the beam- I don't want to cause anybody to go blind. I am lifted 2.5". There are 3 adjustment screws (5.0mm hex). 2 on the bottom, 1 on the top. I proactively wanted them as low as possible, because my halogen headlights had to be set as low as possible after my lift. I let the top screw out all the way, and fastened the bottom 2 screws as much as the limited clearance will allow. I installed them in less than 30 minutes start to finish, and the test drive was successful in the patch black- I wasn't blinding anybody.

I could probably adjust them up perfectly, but they are good enough for me and I am not concerned that one may throw the beam an inch higher than the other at 100'.

The high beams are super impressive as well. I could not be happier for the $250 I paid for them.

Overall, I give them a 10/10, and this may be one of the best "budget" purchases I've made.
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