Review & Install Video
This Delta Classic Xenon Halo 7-inch Headlight Kit is for those of you that have a 1997 to 2006 TJ and are looking to upgrade your headlight to something that's going to put out a lot more light than those factory sealed beam bulbs, as well as something that's going to have a halo, which is going to add a little bit of additional style and attitude to your TJ.
Now, changing out your headlights, in general, is a pretty simple process. This requires a little bit more wiring to get power to the halo, so I'm still gonna give this a one out of three wrenches, but definitely going to be a little bit more difficult than your traditional headlight swap. Probably gonna take you a little bit over an hour, and we'll talk more about that installation in just a second.
So when you're looking to upgrade your headlights, there are a lot of options. You can just put a brighter sealed beam bulb in your Jeep. You can also go to something like this, which is going to be H4 reflector housing with an H4 bulb inside of it, and of course, this also happens to have that halo in place. Or, you can upgrade to a full projector LED headlight, and those are going to be the brightest and the most controlled beam. But as you go up through those options, you're also going to go up in cost as well as in light output.
So depending on where you wanna be, depending on what your budget is and what you want your Jeep to look like and function like, this may be a really nice option for you. Again, this is going to be better than going with an upgraded set of sealed beam headlights. This is going to be a little bit more serviceable and you're also going to get a nice beam pattern and a nice bright light out of this, as well as having those halos, but it's gonna be less expensive than a full LED projector light.
So these are going to be a set of 7-inch round reflector housings with lead prismatic lenses, that's what's going to give you the beam pattern that you're after, and the beam pattern's all about controlling the light that you're getting from those bulbs. These are going to be a 55-Watt, 60-Watt bulb, so a little bit brighter on the high beam, and they're designed in a way that you're not going to blind oncoming traffic, while still having the most usable light where you need it so that you can see when you're driving down the road. And again, these are going to be a pretty big upgrade over a factory sealed beam bulb.
Now, these are going to be a xenon bulb which means that they're going to be a little bit different color, have a little bit different gas inside of them than a more traditional incandescent bulb. While these still are incandescent, they still do have a filament, again, a little bit of a different color, a little bit more of that blue, white end of the spectrum.
And of course, these do have those LED halos built right into the reflector housings. They do need to be powered independently. They come with a little bit of a wiring harness that you can use to help you get those powered, and those halos are going to be more of a marker light, more for styling than they are for forward-facing light.
So to get these installed, again, one out of three wrenches, probably around an hour, maybe a little bit more. The first step is going to be removing the headlight retention ring that is in your Jeep, and you can do that by removing the torques bolts that hold it in place. Once that is removed, the whole headlight will come out, you can unplug it from the factory wiring harness. Plug in your new lights, set them into the headlight bucket, and then replace that retention ring.
Once that's done, then you have to get power to your halos, and this does come again with a small bit of a harness that's gonna plug into your reflector housing here. It's going to have the proper resistance built right into it so that you can pick up any 12-Volt source in your Jeep to power that halo. So you can run those off of your parking lights, an independent switch, run them right off of your headlights if you choose to. You got a couple different options with that.
This is going to be sort of a middle option when it comes to price and also light output, so these are definitely gonna be more expensive than a traditional sealed beam bulb. They're also going to be more expensive than a reflector housing with a regular incandescent bulb because they're xenon. They also have the halo, which is gonna bump up the price a little bit, but they're certainly not going to be a full projector LED price, they can go for $1,000 and up. These ones are just a little bit over $200.
So for where these fall on the spectrum of light output and on the spectrum of quality and price of all the different headlight options that you have, I think that these ones are appropriately priced for where they fall. So if you're looking to upgrade the headlights on your TJ and you'd like a headlight with a halo in it, I definitely recommend taking a closer look at these ones from Delta, and you can find them right here at extremeterrain.com.