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Old 04-03-2018, 02:34 PM   #1
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better headlights??

Anyone have a resource or past thread of upgrading headlights. I have a 2003 freightliner FS65. Drove over the Wasatch last week in the rain, at night, no defroster; couldn't see sht. I'm looking for something plug and play hopefully. I don't want to add an aux light bar or anything. Just looking for a better replacement. Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-03-2018, 02:43 PM   #2
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Anyone have a resource or past thread of upgrading headlights. I have a 2003 freightliner FS65. Drove over the Wasatch last week in the rain, at night, no defroster; couldn't see sht. I'm looking for something plug and play hopefully. I don't want to add an aux light bar or anything. Just looking for a better replacement. Thanks in advance.
If you have the standard 7" square lights, and most do, then the standard 7" LED upgrades should bolt right in.
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Old 04-03-2018, 03:25 PM   #3
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yeah the standard 7". Any brands or specific ones work better than others? Just go off amazon reviews?
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Old 04-03-2018, 03:28 PM   #4
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yeah the standard 7". Any brands or specific ones work better than others? Just go off amazon reviews?
I haven't converted mine, when I do I'll probably go from the reviews.
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Old 04-03-2018, 04:37 PM   #5
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7" round options in this YouTube video.
https://youtu.be/XNZT6QqHHOo

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Old 04-03-2018, 05:04 PM   #6
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Try SUPERBRIGHTLEDS. They have an automotive section with the 7" square headlights. All PNP.
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Here is a YouTube video on 7 inch square headlight upgrade
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Old 04-03-2018, 06:43 PM   #8
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Anyone have a resource or past thread of upgrading headlights. I have a 2003 freightliner FS65. Drove over the Wasatch last week in the rain, at night, no defroster; couldn't see sht. I'm looking for something plug and play hopefully. I don't want to add an aux light bar or anything. Just looking for a better replacement. Thanks in advance.
These were recommended to me by Roger (Dog Rescuer). They have FAR exceeded my expectations.....miles better than stock, plug-n-play, and no one has flashed me once. Couldn't be happier.

https://www.amazon.com/Rectangular-H...led+headlights

(EDIT: Oooops, just realized you have a FL. Will leave this, as maybe it can help someone looking for rectangular).
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Old 04-03-2018, 07:05 PM   #9
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I have a similar want.

My BB A3RE has 1A1 and 2A1 halogen headlights and they are puny.

I would welcome an upgrade recommendation.

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Old 04-03-2018, 07:41 PM   #10
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I was able to improve the lights significantly on our BB by careful aiming. They were aimed too high!

I rarely drive at night but if I did, I would upgrade.
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