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Scalman, in Australia, all forms of driving lights (not including fog lamps) must be switched with the high beam lights.
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Leds are not driving lights. Cant use them on road at all. You wann tell me that you will drive on road against other cars with those led bars switched on ? So my leds not for road with that means i can connect them as i want because i will never use them on actual road .
My leds now connected on fog lights because fogs lights removed but i cant use them as fog lights . just on foreste roads, trails.
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Laws differ from country to country.

In Australia, light bars are considered to be driving lights. Here you might drive a hundred miles at night without seeing another vehicle - but plenty of kangaroos, cattle, sheep and wombats, among others.
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well i wouldnt want anyone would drive i nfront of me with my leds on . because they are working led lights, they not road legal led lights. i dont think any country could let them be road legal to drive. they not focused light , i was standing i nfront my car with those leds on and they blind you so much .
sure if road is empty as australia have then sure you can use anything. same as here i think. and those big 4wd in australia using those extra leds from separate switches.
legal use of lights is when im goin to pass MOT , then no extra lights can be on car, everybody put everything off, all 4wd cars going on factory shocks and factory tires, bumper and so on. after MOT test they all putting everything back. Police dont spot those cars because they lifted or have large wheels or stuff. so i duno what is called legal. by legal mean i cant have anything extra on car as MOT rules say. but noone drive like MOT needs to.
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Our light bars are focused, for example a couple of us have Stedi lightbars "a combination of 8 Flood + 44 Spot + 8 Flood reflector distribution forms a remarkable beam that pushes the wide beam out at 50 and spot beam at 5.8 all the way to staggering 1 lux @ 810m" from here:https://www.stedi.com.au/st4k-32-inc...light-bar.html
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I'd like to put that lightbar up against my Blitz 240s (halogen).

The Blitz are pretty good, although not sure if they're up to Cibie Super Oscar quality. The Cibie has the edge on the lens without a doubt.
Not nearly the spread of that light bar of course.
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I've found the Stedi to be very good, almost like driving in daylight and makes everything around crystal clear. Only downside is that the reflection off some road signs nearly blinds me! ;-)
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Stedi Sounds the same as my Black oak led bar, made in the USA from quality parts unlike the cheap ebay led bars going around.

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I've found the Stedi to be very good, almost like driving in daylight and makes everything around crystal clear. Only downside is that the reflection off some road signs nearly blinds me! ;-)
I'm pretty good at ignoring signs at night, I can't read them anyway with the spots on. At least my GPS is pretty accurate..!

To me it's not much worse that drivers who run aftermarket LEDs in their headlights. No wonder hardly any of them are ADR approved, too freaking bright for drivers when going past in the other direction.

I'd still love to find someone who can explain to me why my lighting setup works, I'm sure the headlights themselves aren't wired wrong but it doesn't make sense.
Why would tapping the low beam wire for the spot light relay switch wire thing make the spotties work when the high beams are switched on?
Plus the spotties are wired for a positively switch setup when everything I've read suggests Subaru are negatively switched?
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Where are you getting your positive?

If you are tapping low beam then you are tapping neg as there is just one pos wire at each headlight and 2 negs one each for hi and low beam (which are switched).

PS Bennie's thread here is good: https://offroadsubarus.com/showthread.php?t=1464
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