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Old Yesterday, 10:34 AM   #1
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I installed a pair of rigid D2 LED driving lights in my lower bumper opening on my truck.
I have to admit I'm not really that impressed with the amount of light that they are currently putting out. I've tried aiming them up and down and side to side and I really see no difference at all.
It seems that my factory fog lights are brighter than these D2's.
I do have a set of D2 diffused on the rear of my truck and it is almost night and day as far as the light output goes compared to the D2 driving lights.
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How are you powering the D2s? Through the factory harness or do they have a dedicated power source from the battery?
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14ga wire. Coming off the battery going through the switch
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I'd call Rigid if you haven't already. Those D2s should have about 3x as many usable lumens as the factory halogens.
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Funny thing is they sent me one of these replacement D2s lol
I also noticed one of them has a very very slight purple tint to it.
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I have a pair of D2 driving pattern lights and love em. I could drive solely with just those on. I have mine in behind the grill so up higher. I was gonna mount them where you did but was told higher up the better for them. So maybe try mounting them higher, I know it should make that much of a difference but guess it's worth a try.
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So mounting The lights higher will give me more output?
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Not saying that, just the throw of light is different. Found when using diffused lights there better low (similar to fogs) but using driving or spot higher up throws light better.
Not sure why you're having problems with the output cause mine are hella bright wherever they are mounted (and even with grille blocking some output).
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