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Unread 11-15-2016, 04:41 PM
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Default 2017 JK LED headlights swappable?

Can the new 2017 JK LED headlights be retrofitted to older JK's? what are the issues?
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Unread 11-15-2016, 06:20 PM
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Quadratec had an article on this--the short answer is yes they can and there are no issues.
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I did see this today

http://www.quadratec.com/p/mopar/led...r-unlimited-jk


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I think I was one of the first people to get my hands on these and install them in a previous model year Jeep. I have a 2015 Sport S.

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The install was super easy however after testing them at night, I noticed a constant flicker. I called around to nearly a dozen dealers, Quadratec, Mopar and Jeep and NO ONE had an answer. For now, I bought some anti-flicker harnesses and put them in last night and the lights work great but I never fully trust random brand anti-flicker harnesses and I would much rather have a dealer flash or other fix.

I was told by a contact at FCA that a flash is coming from Mopar however it is likely still a few months away.
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Reports are that the flash "5SX" for the older Mopar quad LED headlights works for the 2017 LED headlights.
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Reports are that the flash "5SX" for the older Mopar quad LED headlights works for the 2017 LED headlights.
I heard this as well but I don't plan on adding any codes until Mopar comes out with their official flash fix. There is also a separate issue with flickering fogs.
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Is it safe to assume these headlights don't adjust with the steering wheel or anything?

Is there any reason to 'upgrade' from the JW Speaker J-series?

Lack of direction is really my only complaint with my (properly adjusted) JWs.


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Is it safe to assume these headlights don't adjust with the steering wheel or anything?

Is there any reason to 'upgrade' from the JW Speaker J-series?

Lack of direction is really my only complaint with my (properly adjusted) JWs.


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No, they do not turn with the steering wheel.

The J Spec JW Speakers have a better beam pattern IMHO. The cutoff is nicer. I do like the 17 led factory fogs.
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I think I was one of the first people to get my hands on these and install them in a previous model year Jeep. I have a 2015 Sport S.

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The install was super easy however after testing them at night, I noticed a constant flicker. I called around to nearly a dozen dealers, Quadratec, Mopar and Jeep and NO ONE had an answer. For now, I bought some anti-flicker harnesses and put them in last night and the lights work great but I never fully trust random brand anti-flicker harnesses and I would much rather have a dealer flash or other fix.

I was told by a contact at FCA that a flash is coming from Mopar however it is likely still a few months away.
stock bumper, that aint right LOL. Like the thin blue line tho.
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stock bumper, that aint right LOL. Like the thin blue line tho.
I'm working on it! Piece by piece. And thanks.
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