Let's shed some illumination on the best lights for your vehicle.
There's a lot more to fitting, configuring and aiming your driving lights in the right way than many drivers think. Lighting technology moves fast and furious, so to ensure you have the best drive possible it's important to stay on top of what products and regulations are out there.
Get enlightened about the best way to light up the drive ahead.
Driving lights are one of those accessories that you won't truly understand the wonder of until you get a decent set on your ride. Because enabling night driving is just the beginning, with a good set you'll also be better at avoiding obstacles and animals in good time to act.
Shining a light on the legalities
The best possible spot to fit your lights, which involves the least wiring and easiest installation, is in the centre of the bulbar, just in front of the grille. Coincidentally, it's also the only legal place on many off road vehicles, because lots of legislation dictate maximum height limitations... so you're unable to put them on your roof rack.
You also need to ensure your lighting is fitted symmetrical to the centre line of your vehicle doesn't hinder your vision when driving.
Make sure you pick the right mounting bracket
The top shelf lighting products available on the market today will often come with numerous options of mounting brackets. Most designs are stainless steel so you can be sure they won't rust, and each will give you at least two mounting choices for the available space. You'll normally have either a base mount that bolts to the bottom of the light housing, which is perfect you have the space available, or on the sides which ensures there is simpler adjustment and less vibration.
Make the right moves to ward off potential thieves
One thing you'll realise quickly is that a set of security nuts are invaluable, because they shoo away potential thieves from nicking your new lights. Shop around for quality security nuts to fit your driving lights and light bars... the good ones are simple to fit and will guarantee the safety of your kit.