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Old 02-06-2010, 12:52 PM
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About the behind the grille lights....I have an 09 Ram sport w/ a Hemi an a honeycomb type grille. I was thinking of putting in a set of KC hilights- the DAYLIGHTER series, they're 6" stainless models that throw out 385,000 candle power in a long range pencil beam form... person at KC says they light
up almost a mile down road. My question is to the people that have behind the grille set-ups is; does the grille cut off the light source, difusing or in my case cutting off the long range or pencil beam effect ?

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I can only say on previous experience. The lights behind the grill do not really get cut down from the grille if thats what your getting at. I have had a few trucks with them installed behind the grill. I had no problems.
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I was thinking about doing this mod this morning while I was driving in to work. I will have to give it some thought.
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I have 4 - 10W LED's behind my grille, didn't notice any drastic drop in light output on the road compared to testing without the grille. I don't think you would run into any problems with a spot type beam, however a flood beam pattern may be slightly cut off by the edges of the grille depending on how deep they are mounted.
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I have 4 - 10W LED's behind my grille, didn't notice any drastic drop in light output on the road compared to testing without the grille. I don't think you would run into any problems with a spot type beam, however a flood beam pattern may be slightly cut off by the edges of the grille depending on how deep they are mounted.

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The lights are Vision-X Solstice Solo's which are 10 W LED's rated at 900 Lumens each. They are 2" square and can be bolted together in a modular format so you can always add more lights later if you want greater output. Thought I would give them a try since they are small and my friend just started carrying the product line so I got a good deal.
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