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#76 WRX2FFU

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 12:42 AM

wow sick legacy...do you have a body lift or just the outback struts



Thanks. :banana:


2" body lift and OB struts. Plus a 5spd. D/R, and an LSD.

The trans is the really fun part.

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 12:44 AM

I must bow to Matty's 1.3kW display. :eek: What are the outputs of the individual lamps?

However, I have an ace up my sleeve. ;) I'm pushing 700W of forward illumination WITHOUT adding any extra lights to my Brat.... yet. :-p

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Now do yall understand why I did that writeup for the 100A GM Alternator? :D


Mattys ride is hot looking.


Nice modded lights BTW. 700w from the stock location sure is nice i'd bet.

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 08:03 PM

Thanks. :banana:


2" body lift and OB struts. Plus a 5spd. D/R, and an LSD.

The trans is the really fun part.


yeah dude i would love to have something like that one day....how much was your body lift?

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 09:26 PM

yeah dude i would love to have something like that one day....how much was your body lift?



custom made. The guy i bought it from did it. He said he a about 300 in it including bolts.

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Posted 23 February 2007 - 10:57 PM

custom made. The guy i bought it from did it. He said he a about 300 in it including bolts.

wow thats pretty intense...looks like it was worth it tho....wish i could see it at WCSS9 but you live perty far away:dead: :dead: :dead:

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Posted 27 February 2007 - 07:41 PM

So, again, anyone phyically compared the Lightforce 140 to the 170?
I will be getting one or the other soon and, failing any conclusive argument, will default to the cheaper (or should I say least expensive).

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Posted 28 February 2007 - 09:37 AM

So, again, anyone phyically compared the Lightforce 140 to the 170?
I will be getting one or the other soon and, failing any conclusive argument, will default to the cheaper (or should I say least expensive).


the 170s are bigger, and brighter, and shoot further. :-p

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Posted 28 February 2007 - 10:44 AM

Yah, I read as much on their website, but it seems that no-one has actually tested both back-to-back and said how noticible the difference is. (I couldn't even find a proper review of the 140's on the 'net).
On LF's AU website, it suggests the 140's for winding mountain roads, and off-road situations. Sounds like it suits my needs fine. Anyone wanna disagree/concur?

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Posted 28 February 2007 - 08:59 PM

Yah, I read as much on their website, but it seems that no-one has actually tested both back-to-back and said how noticible the difference is. (I couldn't even find a proper review of the 140's on the 'net).
On LF's AU website, it suggests the 140's for winding mountain roads, and off-road situations. Sounds like it suits my needs fine. Anyone wanna disagree/concur?


Judging from the difference between the 170s and the 240s, I'd say there is a significant difference. What you need depends on your application though. 140's would probably work fine if you stay under 65 and don't go out in white-outs.

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Posted 28 February 2007 - 11:52 PM

I read something somewhere the described putting the 140's in the foglight part of some imprezas... it looked hot :headbang:

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 11:02 PM

wo thanks guys this was a really good thread

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Posted 27 March 2007 - 03:40 PM

Anyone else notice these Harbor Freight HID offroad lights in the latest catalog?
-edit- Hey nevermind... I didn't notice that the price is per lamp not per pair. And even if it was $120 for a pair of these china made lights, a check of ebay shows that real Hella 3000 & 4000s have come down a lot and are now almost affordable. I suppose by the time HIDs are really cheap, LED lights will be the rage.

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Posted 27 March 2007 - 09:08 PM

btw, its running again :headbang:

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not quite ready for the road or trails yet, but its moving along well :burnout:

mine=cheap lights btw...

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Posted 02 April 2007 - 11:23 AM

FINALLY got some pics of Sophia with the Lightforce 240s on my last "commute". Judging from my experiences driving between 75 and 85 in marginal weather, I'd say that in any kind of decent weather, they're good for up to 100 mph before you'd be "outrunning" them.

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Posted 02 April 2007 - 12:33 PM

Right, but where I live I need extra light on the highways, too. When I lived in the city (Calgary), I almost never used my high beams, but back in the sticks here I need high beams and more all the time. And I've been offroad several times when more light would've been a blessing. Some of the access roads around here (basically, logging roads) are good enough to do a fairly brisk speed - but not at night without a little help from better lighting. Of course, the actual 4X part of the driving I usually do when it's daylight. Unless I'm stuck :grin:

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Posted 02 April 2007 - 08:10 PM

i cant wait till i get some money to buy some of the crap i start posts about! :mad: :grin:

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Posted 03 April 2007 - 04:38 AM

scooby, where'd run the power for your light forces? on my impreza i ran wires down the inside trim of the windshield.. but those lights used quite a bit smaller wire...
i was thinking maybe run it back through the trunk gasket?


I went for stealth factor...It looks so clean too...
I ran them through the A-pillar ..then up through the roof via the Roof rail and then out the side of the rail with weatherpack connectors..Don't forget to silicone the holes and also rubber grommets for chaff resistance...

Here's a link to what I did...
http://www.subaruout...hlight=overhead

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Posted 10 April 2007 - 09:23 AM

I went for stealth factor...It looks so clean too...
I ran them through the A-pillar ..then up through the roof via the Roof rail and then out the side of the rail with weatherpack connectors..Don't forget to silicone the holes and also rubber grommets for chaff resistance...

Here's a link to what I did...
http://www.subaruout...hlight=overhead


scooby, i'm currently throwing my light forces on top of the OBXT... trying to keep it looking clean, i like your method, i may have to go with your method of running the wires ;)

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Posted 11 April 2007 - 05:43 PM

Alright, here she is w/ the lights mounted.. .still have to wire them up :rolleyes:
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Posted 11 April 2007 - 06:23 PM

Alright, here she is w/ the lights mounted.. .still have to wire them up :rolleyes:
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You get alot of wind noiuse out of those?

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Posted 11 April 2007 - 06:52 PM

You get alot of wind noiuse out of those?

nipper

actually.. no :grin:
sounds exactly the same as it does w/ the bar there.. kinda' wierd
it's still really quiet with the sunroof shade shut too. ;) with it open.. that's a different story.. :-p

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Posted 17 April 2007 - 07:47 PM

So, I picked up some 140's today. I'm going to get them wired up and mounted while I'm doing all the other stuff I need to do (stereo, rear disc swap, rear diff swap, etc.) while I'm waiting for my tires. As soon as I have the lights done, I'll do some pics.

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Posted 18 April 2007 - 09:30 PM

Sweet! That means, what, four people on here representin' the Lightforce?:headbang:




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