Automotive Holley RetroBright headlamps? Good, bad or ugly?

och

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Yup, the JW Speaker is the legitimate one in this group of three. The Denali is (or makes an appearance as) a rebrand of the VisionX unit. Hogworkz is headlight-shaped gumball machine prizes made in China with no optics engineer within twenty miles, and with a hundred different brand names slapped on.

Thank you, that is what I though, the Hogworks looks just like a bunch of LEDs in an offroad bar, installed into a round shape with no optics, but a lot of motorcycle riders like them because they are blindingly bright. Not something I would want to sport on my bike at night, but perhaps its ok for visibility during day. Either way, not my thing.

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Its a shame that they missed the opportunity to create a quality product, but they did have the right idea, especially with the warm white colored LEDs. Years ago I had a Ram 100 and a Ford E350, both of which came with rectangular sealed beam headlights, which were absolutely useless on dark roads, barely provided any illumination. The Retrobrights could've been a nice upgrade for these vehicles.

At the very least, more companies should introduce "warm white" headlight products, many of us prefer the softer light.
 

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Years ago I had a Ram 100 and a Ford E350, both of which came with rectangular sealed beam headlights, which were absolutely useless on dark roads, barely provided any illumination. The Retrobrights could've been a nice upgrade for these vehicles.

Again (and again): No, they wouldn't have been. Please review post #14 in this thread.

At the very least, more companies should introduce "warm white" headlight products, many of us prefer the softer light.

Light can't be soft or rough or scaly or furry or slimy. And who is "us"? You might prefer a warmer white light. I might prefer a warmer white light. A handful of other guys might (maybe some gals, too). But I doubt if "many" do, for definitions of "many" that matter to the industry.
 

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Again (and again): No, they wouldn't have been. Please review post #14 in this thread.
Thats why I said "could have been", meaning they could be if they were a good product. It is a shame they are not, there are absolutely no other headlight products for classic cars and motorcycles that look period correct.
 

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On that I agree with you. Right concept...wrong implementation. The worst of it is, it wouldn't really have cost more to do a good job.
 
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