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I put LED bulbs in mine, didn't cost a ton and still have that nice bright, immediate lighting LED benefit. Someday I may replace them with "real" LED tails but for now I'm happy with them.
Was switching out the bulbs a difficult process? And which bulbs did you get? I ask because I have LED now but am contemplating “downgrading” to the halogen housing because I like the old school look a little more. If I can have LED lights in that housing, that would be the best of both worlds.
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Was switching out the bulbs a difficult process? And which bulbs did you get? I ask because I have LED now but am contemplating “downgrading” to the halogen housing because I like the old school look a little more. If I can have LED lights in that housing, that would be the best of both worlds.
you can’t switch bulbs, you have to switch the entire light assembly. It’s easy, takes 5 min
 

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Yep, not understanding the upgrade, and the expense required. But, it's your Jeep, and your money.
Me, I added super bright Halogens, and am very satisfied. Simple fix, inexpensive to do, and easy to replace when needed.
 

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I put LED bulbs in mine, didn't cost a ton and still have that nice bright, immediate lighting LED benefit. Someday I may replace them with "real" LED tails but for now I'm happy with them.
Which ones?
 

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Jeep is definitely nickel-and-diming us. It is insulting a $30K-$85K Wrangler does not come with a LEDs, hood lock, locking gas cap, hood struts, and a few other things a $20K econo-box has as standard equipment. I guess they do it because they can...
Devil's advocate here but let's see that Econo box with a full 4x4 system, solid axles, tcase, LSD/lockers, larger tires, offroad suspension, dual roof, full size spare, skid plates and armour, removable doors and I'm sure a few other things I'm forgetting come in at $20k

I mean. If we are going to compare apples to apples, there is no "Econo box" version of the Wrangler. Period.
 

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Devil's advocate here but let's see that Econo box with a full 4x4 system, solid axles, tcase, LSD/lockers, larger tires, offroad suspension, dual roof, full size spare, skid plates and armour, removable doors and I'm sure a few other things I'm forgetting come in at $20k

I mean. If we are going to compare apples to apples, there is no "Econo box" version of the Wrangler. Period.
Agree. But it is still insulting there is no hood lock from the factory.
 

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Agree. But it is still insulting there is no hood lock from the factory.
If someone wants something under your hood, a hood lock will slow them down for about 2 minutes. I have an AMFIB and a solar panel controller under my hood, I'm not really concerned about someone stealing that. Maybe it's different where you live but in the land of "we don't lock our doors" not even on my radar.
 

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If someone wants something under your hood, a hood lock will slow them down for about 2 minutes.
If somebody really wants something, yes, they'll get it. Thieves generally look for something easy though. With the number of Wranglers out there, any deterrent, such as a hood lock, move them on to the next easy target. A simple deterrent stops the majority of thefts.
 

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If somebody really wants something, yes, they'll get it. Thieves generally look for something easy though. With the number of Wranglers out there, any deterrent, such as a hood lock, move them on to the next easy target. A simple deterrent stops the majority of thefts.
Yes, I agree, but if they're looking under the hood. Odds are they know something is there. The "average" piece of shit thief knows that most jeeps wouldn't have anything of value.

Guys are worried about a hood lock and mount $1000 worth of LED lights with a bolt right beside the $1500 winch. See what I'm saying?
 

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Guys are worried about a hood lock and mount $1000 worth of LED lights with a bolt right beside the $1500 winch. See what I'm saying?
Yes. Those posts aren't actually concerned about security though. They just want the most for their dollar.
 

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Yes. Those posts aren't actually concerned about security though. They just want the most for their dollar.
I'd be happy if they chucked extra money towards teaching their techs the specifics of a jeep to be honest. A hood lock on a Jeep is more of an annoyance than a value for me.
 

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I'd be happy if they chucked extra money towards teaching their techs the specifics of a jeep to be honest. A hood lock on a Jeep is more of an annoyance than a value for me.
It takes literally two seconds to unlock it, so sorry, but that’s just hyperbole.
 

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LEDs came standard on mine, but I’m pretty disappointed in the back up light brightness. My JKUs halogen lenses with standard Amazon led bulbs were brighter.
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