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2014 Halogens = TERRIBLE

Awful, awful headlights. I'm shocked at how badly it illuminates the road. Yesterday was my first try with them at night and I am not impressed at all. The cutoff is great and they are aimed properly, but it's just not putting out enough lumens to see anything beyond a few feet in front of me.

I guess HIDs are the alternative?

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Old 03-19-2013, 07:48 AM
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Re: 2014 Halogens = TERRIBLE

Sounds like a HID retro is the ticket. Maybe try different bulbs?
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Old 03-19-2013, 09:01 AM
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Re: 2014 Halogens = TERRIBLE

After having HID headlights for the last six years it's really a big difference when I drive something with halogens. HIDs have spoiled me. HID high beams light up the night unbelievably, couldn't live without them.
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Old 03-19-2013, 05:30 PM
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Re: 2014 Halogens = TERRIBLE

Sounds like someone needs to retrofit in some nice projectors and HIDs.

I couldn't own a car without HIDs anymore. I get angry when I drive rental cars without HIDs now.
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Old 03-19-2013, 06:39 PM
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Drfinitely should get the HID retrofit, looks better and also gives off so much more light
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Re: 2014 Halogens = TERRIBLE

If the 2014s come with the H11 bulbs. Try the H9 conversion. I did it and the light output is night and day!

H11 to H9 Bulb Conversion
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Re: 2014 Halogens = TERRIBLE

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If the 2014s come with the H11 bulbs. Try the H9 conversion. I did it and the light output is night and day!

H11 to H9 Bulb Conversion

did this with my wife's vehicle...huge difference. It had h11 projector style as well.
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Re: 2014 Halogens = TERRIBLE

I must have bright headlights. How did I ever drive in the 60's and 70's with "sealed beam" headlights?
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I must have bright headlights. How did I ever drive in the 60's and 70's with "sealed beam" headlights?
Your eyeballs were 40-50 years younger!
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Your eyeballs were 40-50 years younger!
Good point.
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These bulbs will easily replace the ones in the 2014 overloads or any jeep with the lux 2 package?
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Re: 2014 Halogens = TERRIBLE

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These bulbs will easily replace the ones in the 2014 overloads or any jeep with the lux 2 package?
The short answer is NO.

Here is why:

2014 Laredo/Laredo E/ Base limited (Only these models have the H11 halogen projectors)

2014 Limited w/AHN Luxury package /Overland/Summit (These use the new D3S xenon capsules)

So you can only use the H9 bulb upgrade on a 2014 - Up laredo and base limited.
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