Smoked Hourglass Taillight Brightness

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I have seen many posts of many people getting varying brands of the smoked hourglass taillights for their JL.

What I want to know is if any one brand seems brighter than others? Is it worth it to spend extra on Oracle or Quake? Oracle claims that there product is brighter than the "knockoffs" so I am curious what everyone's thoughts are with regards to actual light output.

And has anyone run into any issues with potentially getting rear ended during the day as a result of the smoked lenses? Are they clearly visible from 300 feet, 500 feet, etc.?

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I've yet to see a pair that was anywhere near as bright as non tinted. Most that I've seen in the wild, have brake lights that are just noticeably brighter than regular running lights and running lights that are hardly visible in the daylight.

In my opinion, its one of those modifications that looks cool when parked but comes at the cost of being as attention grabbing out in the traffic filled with people that put half their attention in the phone that they're holding down and out of the sight of cops. I prefer to always have my parking lights and fogs on, even on the brightest of days, to make me that much more noticeable to the facebook updaters.
 

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Had mine for a while now, seem plenty bright to me, the reverse light needs a boost though for sure. I added a light bar under my bumper tapped into my reverse wiring.
 
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Had mine for a while now, seem plenty bright to me, the reverse light needs a boost though for sure. I added a light bar under my bumper tapped into my reverse wiring.
Which company did you get your lights from?
 

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How far away can someone see them in daylight? What would you guess?
Sorry, any distance would just be a guess, but they are quite a bit brighter than the stock halogens.
 

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