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by HawkeyeC25 » Thu Feb 11, 2016 12:27 am

v7guy wrote:
bartonmd wrote:Hmmm... I've got 2 sets of lights, not connected to the factory wiring, and have no radio reception issues.

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it's apparently a fairly well known issue, but a lot of sellers don't mention filters in the lights so it's hit or miss, apparently some of the cheaper lights have filters and some of the mid priced ones don't (and vice versa), so it doesn't even seem to be a price point issue. I've stumbled across quite a few threads on pirate about the issue and they frequently mention it's related to the strength of the radio signal. Apparently stronger signals are fine and then with less strong signals you get the interference.


Thanks for the great info v7guy!! I did notice that some stronger stations still came it. It doesn't create an added noise or buzz, it's almost like it just decreases the range of the antenna. For that reason, I think I'll live with it. If it created a buzz/hum on every station, I might consider other lights. But for me, this will work.
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by TBYODA » Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:14 am

HawkeyeC25 wrote:It doesn't create an added noise or buzz, it's almost like it just decreases the range of the antenna.


Thats exactly what is doing, the external RFI desensitizes the radios receiver.
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by MrShelley » Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:59 am

Those 42W Kawells are outta control! Barton, I think I made the right choice! :excited:
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by bartonmd » Wed Mar 30, 2016 10:03 am

MrShelley wrote:Those 42W Kawells are outta control! Barton, I think I made the right choice! :excited:


Yeah, I think so. I'm actually getting a second set, for myself.

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by HARDTRAILZ » Wed Mar 30, 2016 10:07 am

I just stuck them in my Amazon cart this morning...
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by Grimor » Wed Mar 30, 2016 11:57 pm

Screw fogs, move your headlights.
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