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    Hi there

    Have had my second set of lightforce striker's 100w spots. This set lasted 2 years until they broke at the base of the light again. These lights do not cope with daily dirt roads.
    Looking for replacement advice. I cannot afford to buy new spots every 2 years...


    ARB Intensity LED Driving Lights looks good but not sure on price just cannot see my self paying another huge amount for spotights.

    Any advice on decent strong spotlights at reasonable prices.
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    Hella Rally. They have been around as long as i can remember. Individual components are available and they work. I have 140w globes in mine. I get flashed 2km away.
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    Default Re: Spotlights Advice - No more Lightforce!

    Quote Originally Posted by takhaar View Post
    Hi there

    Have had my second set of lightforce striker's 100w spots. This set lasted 2 years until they broke at the base of the light again. These lights do not cope with daily dirt roads.
    Looking for replacement advice. I cannot afford to buy new spots every 2 years...


    ARB Intensity LED Driving Lights looks good but not sure on price – just cannot see my self paying another huge amount for spotights.

    Any advice on decent strong spotlights at reasonable prices.
    Morning. That's weird - I've had mine for years - not even a broken globe. Because of the material they use, they're not supposed to break - ever (or nearly :-)) Speak to Darrel or Pieter at Opposite Lock - they bring the lights in. See if they won't consider some sort of warranty claim. I've just spoken to Pieter (0625018380) and there is a limited lifetime warranty on those.
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    Default Re: Spotlights Advice - No more Lightforce!

    Quote Originally Posted by takhaar View Post
    Hi there

    Have had my second set of lightforce striker's 100w spots. This set lasted 2 years until they broke at the base of the light again. These lights do not cope with daily dirt roads.
    Looking for replacement advice. I cannot afford to buy new spots every 2 years...


    ARB Intensity LED Driving Lights looks good but not sure on price just cannot see my self paying another huge amount for spotights.

    Any advice on decent strong spotlights at reasonable prices.


    Stop in at Autoventure 234 Malibongwe to see Ironman Blast/Combo Spots. Excellent lighting and robust construction

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    Default Re: Spotlights Advice - No more Lightforce!

    Have to agree with Gavin. Have sold sets to customers that are 3 vehicles old already, just get moved over to new vehicle every time. And these are vehicles that do a lot of dirt. How is yours installed?

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    Hi

    Here you can see the fitment and where it cracked
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    Default Re: Spotlights Advice - No more Lightforce!

    I also haven't heard of these sort of issues with Lightforce. Are they perhaps tightened too much? Can't think of another reason for this sort of issue.

    But, if you're looking for something else, I recently fitted HardKorr LEDs at 4x4MegaWorld. For the price I think they're a better option than the ARBs. And, they have a good throw - 700+ meters for the 7-inch version at about half the price (or less) of the ARBs. Also look at the mounts, I think it can make a big difference in the lifetime of a spotlight.

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    Default Re: Spotlights Advice - No more Lightforce!

    I can tell you that im very happy with my Hella supernova's. You get them in a 6 and 7 inch. They also have a daytime running light built in. Really good quality.
    They also don't break the bank. You get about 850m of useable light with a really nice spread. Have a look into these.
    Im sure you will be impressed.
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