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I have read a few negative comments...but for every bad one their is a positive. I am trying to figure out if it was early production lights that were an issue... or are they just hit or miss. I also read about the 'over tightening issue' (And I know skinny pedal has new ones... but I am not interested in those ones at this point)

Thanks for any input.
 

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I read to many negative reviews of the LiteDots when I was shopping. I jumped on-board with the Savvy alternative when they first came out and can say nothing but, good about them. Josh at Skinny Pedal has come out with some since I purchased my Savvy ones and if, there are anywhere close to his other stuff, I would give them a good long hard look.
 

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i had em a few years ago so i cant comment on how the newer ones are if there are even newer ones. I know the ones i had were expensive, looked awesome, were pretty damn strong but the LED's were junk. Sure they replaced them for free but after the 3rd n 4th time that **** gets old, and the wires don't get any longer. Skinny's will be next
 

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seems like ORO established that over-tightening was the cause of failure for the LED's.... i would really like a set of litedots since they seem like a great option, but has anyone installed them "correctly" and had no failures for any length of time?
 

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SGMongoose said:
seems like ORO established that over-tightening was the cause of failure for the LED's.... i would really like a set of litedots since they seem like a great option, but has anyone installed them "correctly" and had no failures for any length of time?

my second set lasted a long time...i sold that Rubi

I would use them again if I had a TJ.
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I've had mine since they first came out. I haven't had any problems at all. Every LED works, except that the material developed hair line surface cracks. It's really not that noticeable. Up close you can see that they're definitely not scratches. I circled the area where its more evident.

I believe my set was early production.
 

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Thanks for the input guys... honestly I don't like the look of the savvy lights (the shape)... I would keep the stock ones over them.

The skinny pedal ones are small... do they fit in the stock mounting holes? I am in no way interested in armor on the corners or cutting the tub. I have an old CJ5 for that sort of thing ;)
 

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SGMongoose said:
seems like ORO established that over-tightening was the cause of failure for the LED's.... i would really like a set of litedots since they seem like a great option, but has anyone installed them "correctly" and had no failures for any length of time?
Yes, I too have heard that overtightening was the likely cause of failure point.

I've had my LiteDOTS since fall of 2006 or early 2007 and they still work perfectly. I can say that when I installed them, I didn't use a lot of force when tightening the screws :D
 

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I have had the liteDOTS for a while now; 2 years to be exact. I did have a problem with them but ORO knows about it and was fast to help me out. The drivers side LED's were pretty much all out and they replaced them free of charge with the new ones. Top notch customer service. I am not a fan of the Savvy ones either. I love the fact that they are blacked out until you turn them on. I think there are two production set and the new ones don't have the same problem. You will have to buy the relay from Dave @ Northridge4x4 in order to have the blinker work like stock. I LOVE these lights and people ask about them all the time. It was the first true "mod" I did to my jeep.

 

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securekey said:
Thanks for the input guys... honestly I don't like the look of the savvy lights (the shape)... I would keep the stock ones over them.

The skinny pedal ones are small... do they fit in the stock mounting holes? I am in no way interested in armor on the corners or cutting the tub. I have an old CJ5 for that sort of thing ;)

From Skinnypedal.net...

Fits Jeep 2" mount hole width, hardware included for no drill Jeep mount
 

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I like the Savvy lights
 

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I went through 3 sets before giving up on them.

And, it wasn't "overtightening"..............

I call BS!
 

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My first set lasted a year, the current set I have on now has lasted 2 years and at the time of replacement I was told not to tighten them too much. I'd buy them again in a heartbeat. Best looking aftermarket bolt on lights you can buy, sorry I don't want to cut a hole, nor have a stock looking led light like savvy's set. Too each their own. It's your jeep, final say is what you want.
 

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my litedots lasted about 2 years before i started losing some of the led's. i bought them new in 08. they look nice but it i didn't want to have to replace them every couple of years. i got some from skinny pedel. they look great and i hope they last. if not i'll go back to the stockers.
 

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if not i'll go back to the stockers.
I've already done it. The LiteDots do look good though.
 

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Coming up on 3 years with the Lite Dots and no problems. I have folks coming up to me all the time asking where I got them. I love em.
 

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I have Skinny Pedal's lights. Yes they are small, but they are much brighter than the Lite Dots I had before (including before the lights burned out on my second set). The reverse lights are a 100% improvement over the lite dots also.

They do mount into the original holes.






 
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