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Parking lights, which would you choose, CJ or LED

Well, I ordered the tube fenders from Raingler and am tossing up the idea of either CJ parking lights or LED's(4"), I'm leaning toward the CJ's myself, but just want to get an overall opinion from you all. I'm going to use the two inch LED's for the side markers, those will be on the hood.





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Re: Parking lights, which would you choose, CJ or LED

Go with the LED's. They are brighter and require no bulb changing and will last forever. They'll also draw less power so you can run extra accesories without having to upgrade to a huge alternator.
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Re: Parking lights, which would you choose, CJ or LED

1. I'd go with LED's.
2. When done right they add reliability,
3. And decrease maintance costs,
4. And troubleshooting time over the life of the LED's.
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Re: Parking lights, which would you choose, CJ or LED

I like the CJ lens but I also like the LEDs so, I'm figuring on using the LED replacement bulb in the CJ housing. I'm also figuring on sealing the unit with silicon. The biggest problem I have is with corrosion from water in the assembly. I've had water half way up the lens.
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Re: Parking lights, which would you choose, CJ or LED

Another LED vote from me. Very bright, and basically good until you gimp em.
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Re: Parking lights, which would you choose, CJ or LED

I vote who cares... aren't you going overseas soon?
though I like the LED's, do they draw a different current and make the blinkers do funky things?
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Re: Parking lights, which would you choose, CJ or LED

Ya Chris, I'm leaving, but that's not until June, the tube fenders should be here within a week, once there on, I'll have no front parking lights. I have the rear LED's and I already made the cut on my flasher, so that takes care of the funky blinking problems.
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Re: Parking lights, which would you choose, CJ or LED

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The biggest problem I have is with corrosion from water in the assembly. I've had water half way up the lens.

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The front parking light assembly on the CJ has a small drain hole on what is suposed to be the bottom. If they are mounted upside down, which is very easy to do, then the water can't drain out. You may want to double check that the light assemblies weren't mounted upside down at some point.
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