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We're still not sure what kind of headlights the JL Wrangler will have and factory headlights on the ’07-’16 Jeep Wranglers aren't exactly the best. Maybe the new Jl will get LED upgrades, but there are aftermarket options if that's not the case.

What will everyone look at? Doesn't have to be headlights, maybe you want to install an LED bar.

Anzo has some pretty bright lights for the older gen Wrangler, so maybe they'll develop something for the JL. Only problem I forsee is that the lights are so bright, other cars may mistake it for high beams.
 

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Mopar style headlights the JK got will be great as a standard setup this time around. Can't be that hard or costly for Jeep to make it happen:
 

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Raxiom LED Headlights are pretty popular and they're affordable to boot. Just plug and play, but it is recommended that you use electrical tape to keep all of the wires and harnesses together for extra protection.
 

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The blue Oracle lights looks interesting, but how well do they light up the street?

 

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The blue Oracle lights looks interesting, but how well do they light up the street?

How well they light up the street all depends on how you mount them. Poor mounting results in....fill in the blank.

One you figure out the light output brightness, throw, etc and mounting height, angle, etc... thats it.
 

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Okay posting the picture with that statement is throwing me off. Are there blue oracle lights on that edition concept?
 

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Picture of that Jeep concept was probably to help picture the Oracle lights on a Jeep. If true, its not that great of an example when thinking in terms of what relates to us most. That Jeep concept was the furthest from being a Jeep.
 

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I've just recently been on the receiving end of an oncoming car's headlamps with a wide lighting area and it was horrible... Pretty much blinded me temporarily and makes me hope that the Wrangler JL doesn't come with them as an option.
 

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I've just recently been on the receiving end of an oncoming car's headlamps with a wide lighting area and it was horrible... Pretty much blinded me temporarily and makes me hope that the Wrangler JL doesn't come with them as an option.
If Jeep has no plans for it on the JL then maybe consider getting an auto dimming rear view mirror that detects things like bright lights from a vehicle behind you. That alone will be enough till the vehicles moves or your able to get away, then can resume to using side mirrors. Had an OEM mirror like that on a previous vehicle of mine and it helped a lot.
 

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Not sure what was mounted but it had a pretty wide throw, above what would be safe for city driving. I can see Wrangler owners mounting a separate light like that for off roading with an option to turn it off, but as the main headlights they are too blinding to oncoming traffic.
 

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Even if it doesn't come with an auto dimming mirror, the manual ones work just as fine as well. You just flip it..
Yup.

Part of dealing with bright lights from other vehicles is not paying attention to it or angling yourself a bit differently, often that's enough to buy you time while you or them moves.

Driving everything from full size sedans to wranglers that's how I managed it.
 

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There are so many ways around dealing with bright lights in your rearview lol. Flip it up, move slightly to the side, change lanes? It's not that big of a problem at all
 

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There are so many ways around dealing with bright lights in your rearview lol. Flip it up, move slightly to the side, change lanes? It's not that big of a problem at all
Exactly.

I guess some people just aren't used to it since more and more cars are coming with brighter lighting, much unlike the days most cars had basic halogen headlight setups.
 

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Pickups that come with the xenon lights are definitely ridiculously bright especially considering the height of the lights and what not. But the newer lighting setups have drastically increased visibility and that does come with some drawbacks but it's manageable.
 

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Over the years we should see smarter lighting systems that adjust for varying situations since of course in the city you don't need lighting to be as bright but on some back roads its the complete opposite.
 

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We already see that coming in and it definitely still has a ways to go, but I can't see it being much longer. We have Hondas that have full LED headlights that honestly do look amazing, it's only a matter of time when it becomes fully mainstream and advances even more from there
 
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