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So right now I am just frustrated with my lights on my Grizzly. I am afraid to even go around in the yard with it at night because the headlights are so pathetic. I am not sure if this was a problem with the 660's or if it's just my bulbs or what. So here is what I want to know. A: Is it common that the headlights are so weak on a Grizzly 660? B: Is there a bulb I can swap into them to help the lights shine brighter? C: Will getting a LED light bar (actually have been considering this and getting some pods for backup lights) help me or will it just give off a glow and not do much for focused lighting? Any help/advice/discussion is welcome!
 

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The Grizzly 660 headlights suck. Period. Putting in just LED bulbs does not fix the issue.

Get yourself a LED light bar and never worry about lighting anymore.
 

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Definitely get some form of LED lighting. I put a 10" single row light bar on my 700 and I love it. In my opinion, the stock '07-15 700 headlights are slightly better than those on the 660 but they still leave a lot to be desired. I would like to add some pods too so I can get a little more light out to the sides. I bought my bar from Motoalliance and got a forum discount and I have been very pleased with it so far. I also bought a 20" single row for my Wolverine.

I have some pods on my Wolverine for rear work lights that I got on Amazon. They work fine but they don't throw the light very far. I know everyone may not agree with me on this but I believe light bars and pods are still a "get what you pay for" product. Yes, many of the Amazon pods are as bright as any other LED when you look right at them but the quality of mounting hardware, wiring, lens, etc isn't as nice from my comparisions. Anything is better than what comes stock on our earlier Grizzlies, but for a few bucks more, you can get a lot better manufacturing quality and higher trail performance. I have never thrown down the cash for Rigid Industries as they are outside of my mod budget but I know lots of guys on here have had excellent performance for years with their products. Buy what fits your needs and your mod budget - then ride. There are so many choices it becomes mind numbing.
 
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I second the LED light bar. I used to have a 12” 72watt flood spot combo.. it’s 1000 times better than the headlights.
You’ll love it.


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@Grizzcrazy, I hear ya brother. $200.00 Rigid's are not in my playbook, but a buddy of mine has a 12" LED light bar on front and a 4" cube on back. I will get the brand from him. He used them all last winter and this winter so far snowplowing, he uses them riding out after dark during hunting season, etc. He puts quite a lot of use on them and they are very, very bright, cast a great beam and have held up well so far. I think he said he paid under $40.00 for the light bar, and $20 bucks or so for the cube.
 

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I have the 12" Totron from Ebay and love it. It's not a cheapo or a high dollar one but it's been good. After my first night ride with it I didn't know how I ever rode trails at night without it.
 

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Thanks guys! I am wanting to get the Grizzly ready for spring playtime. Right now I think a 18inch bar up front and 4pods two for somewhere on the front and two on the back. @mainehunter if you would get the brand that would be great! No way I am dishing out $200 for lights!
 
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I put the 12" Auxbeam on and they work great. Big difference from the headlights.
 
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Thanks guys! I am wanting to get the Grizzly ready for spring playtime. Right now I think a 18inch bar up front and 4pods two for somewhere on the front and two on the back. @mainehunter if you would get the brand that would be great! No way I am dishing out $200 for lights!
@Grizzcrazy, my buddy can't remember the brand. He bought the light bar on Amazon for $28. It's only a flood light. He said he wishes he had got the dual beam( flood/spot) for another $10 or so. Sounds like a couple of the other guys have a brand or two that they have good luck with for reasonable $. Have fun!
 

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I have the 12” Auxbeam led light bar. Cheap,
but so far - so good.

In conjunction with the brights, turns night into day.

You will giggle the first time you hit the switch in the woods.
@Rpmstl, I just checked out the Auxbeams. They look like a hell of a light for the money. I like the bottom mount brackets instead of the end mounts. Rated waterproof to be submerged in water 3ft deep for up to 30 min and a 1 year warranty, how can you beat it for $30.00? They are on my list!!
 

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I actually prefer the end mounts but I might have to dish out some money for pipe mounts. They sound like a good deal though. I actually looked at 32 inch bars, that would throw some light!
 

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Anybody have Cree lights? Or a riding buddy with them? Found a good deal on a kit and the ratings are awesome.
 

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Cree just means the LED bulbs that is inside the bar. Most Totron, Auxbeam, etc bars use Cree LED's.
Actually, many Chinese no-name bars use Cree LED's.
 

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Lol. I is retarded! Guess that shows how much I know about lighting!
 

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Yeah my Totron bar has Cree LED's. I've had it for three or four years with no problems. It's a flood/spot combo.
 

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I second the aux beam lights. You can not beat the price. I did 12" forward and 7" backward with a bar mounted switch from ebay. Then I bought 4 more Aux beam bars for my truck and teryx. No regrets.


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I put a 6 inch Black Oak led light bar on my 07 and love it. It was super easy to install and came with a nice switch and wiring harness. Sometimes they have sales on them. I paid 114 with shipping.
 
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I have used LED bars from "Super Bright LEDs" on several boats now, and probably will use them again for the quad once I figure out how much light is needed and where. They seem to handle getting bounced in rough water and work quite well.
 

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Thanks guys. I found the lights I want and they have the IP67 water proof rating. I am going with a 24 inch in the front and a 8 inch duel row in the back. It is warming up here so some lights might be in the near future.
 
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